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Richard J Williams Talks Modernism & Sex

Richard J Williams Talks Modernism & Sex
Richard J Williams Talks Modernism & Sex, © Iñigo Bujedo-Aguirre
© Iñigo Bujedo-Aguirre

In this interview with BD, Richard J Williams discusses his recent book "Sex and Buildings," which analyses how some places, such as his home town of Edinburgh, "wear their morality on their sleeve," while other places. such as Brazil, have an idea that "modernism can be sexy." He also talks about the US attitudes to sex and modernism, bringing up the 'Playboy townhouse' of the 1960s and the TV show Mad Men, as well as architects Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler and John Portman. You can read the full interview here.

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Cite: Rory Stott. "Richard J Williams Talks Modernism & Sex" 23 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/418975/richard-j-williams-talks-modernism-and-sex/> ISSN 0719-8884