Cornell University professor and historian Mary Woods is one of over 30 influential practitioners that was interviewed during the filming of Arbuckle Industries’ Archiculture documentary. Beyond her explanation of “Roarkism,” a term inspired by Ayn Rand’s protagonist Howard Roark in The Fountainhead that is used to describe the architect as an “uncompromising individualist,” Woods explains the market-driven nature of the profession and how the US government has historically been reluctant to embrace the arts and architecture.
Archiculture Interviews: Mary Woods on “Roarkism” and Market-Driven Nature of US Architecture
Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Archiculture Interviews: Mary Woods on “Roarkism” and Market-Driven Nature of US Architecture" 11 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/586043/archiculture-interviews-mary-woods-on-roarkism-and-market-driven-nature-of-us-architecture> ISSN 0719-8884
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