Rethinking Landscape with Le Corbusier
Friday, September 13, 2013, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
Organized in conjunction with the exhibition, Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, this full-day symposium considers Le Corbusier's exploration of landscape in the context of current architectural theory and practice. From domestic spaces to urban landscapes to infrastructure design, this program will investigate Le Corbusier's work historically, while considering the widespread influence of his ideas today. This program was organized by exhibition curators Barry Bergdoll and Jean-Louis Cohen. Participants include Dorothée Imbert, Caroline Constant, Tim Benton, Adriaan Geuze, Carlos Eduardo Comas, Anthony Vidler, and Mia Lehrer, Guy Nordenson, Keller Easterling, and Sébastien Marot.
10:05–10:30 a.m: Welcome and Introduction
Barry Bergdoll and Jean-Louis Cohen
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Panel One: House and Garden
With Barry Bergdoll, Dorothée Imbert, Caroline Constant, and Tim Benton
12:00–1:15 p.m.: Lunch break
1:15–3:00 p.m.: Panel Two: The Landscape of Infrastructure
With Guy Nordenson, Adriaan Geuze, Carlos Eduardo Comas, and Keller Easterling
3:00–3:20 p.m.: Break
3:20–5:00 p.m.: Panel Three: Toward an Urban Landscape
With Jean-Louis Cohen, Sébastien Marot, Anthony Vidler, and Mia Lehrer
In conjunction with the exhibition Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes
Tickets $25; $20 members; $12 students, seniors, and staff of other museums
Tickets can be purchased online or at the information desk, the Film desk after 4:00 p.m., or at the Education and Research Building reception desk on the day of the program.