Events October 2021

Luis Barragán, Cuadra San Cristóbal (1968). Photo: Marc Treib.

Landscapes of Modern Architecture with Marc Treib

October 11, 2021

Join architectural/landscape historian Marc Treib for a talk presented by The Glass House. Referencing his book Landscapes of Modern Architecture, Treib will explore the interrelationship of modern architecture, landscape, and site strategy as viewed through the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, and Luis Barragán.

Marc Treib, Professor of Architecture Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, is a historian and critic of landscape and architecture who has published widely on modern and historical subjects in the United States, Japan, and Scandinavia. Recent books include Landscapes of Modern Architecture: Wright, Mies, Neutra, Aalto, Barragán; Austere Gardens; The Landscapes of Georges Descombes: Doing Almost Nothing; and Thinking a Modern Landscape Architecture, West and East: Christopher Tunnard, Sutemi Horiguchi. Published this year are The Aesthetics of Contemporary Planting Design and Serious Fun: The Landscapes of Claude Cormier.

Monday October 11, 7:00pm EST

This is a virtual event. Advance ticket purchase with pre-event registration is required.