In this episode of the Archispeak Podcast, Cormac takes a wild ride and ends up at Fallingwater, which leads into a discussion of the permanence in architecture and how we design and specify materials. Are we designing obsolescence into our buildings? Is all architecture meant to be permanent? Join us as we explore these questions and more.
Now check out this sketch Cormac did and read on below for more:
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Links for the episode (all links open in a new window in case you're listening to the podcast here):
- Fallingwater - Frank Lloyd Wright
- The National Gallery of Art’s East Building - I. M. Pei
- Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
- Cyclorama Building at Gettysburg - Richard Neutra
- Villa Savoye - Le Corbusier
- The City of Detroit
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