The Aspen papers; twenty years of design theory from the International Design Conference in Aspen. Edited and with commentary by Reyner Banham.

; International Design Conference in Aspen
New York, Praeger [1974] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
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American
Visual Arts Collection (N-NX,TR) Lower Level
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Off-Campus Shelving
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Other Authors International Design Conference in Aspen.
Subjects Design.
Industrial design.
Description 224 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Contents 1. Introduction: At Aspen in Colorado / Nikolaus Pevsner 1953 -- Opening remarks / Will Burtin 1955 -- 2. The movies: How does a movie communicate? / John Houseman 1955 -- Is film a fine art? / Len Lye 1959 -- 3. World without instruction manual: Leisure / Bernard S. Benson 1955 -- 4. Man-made environment: Why don't we have the cities we need? / Max Frisch 1956 -- Landscape and cityscape / Henry-Russelll Hitchcock 1955 -- The six determinants of architectural form / Paul Rudolph 1956 -- 5. The wisdom of L.L. Whyte: From primitive disorder to twentieth-century visual images / Lancelot Law Whyte 1959 -- 6. A real pro: The designer and the client / Misha Black 1956 -- 7. Values: How do we see the world today? / Hin Bredenieck 1958 -- Tradition and modern design / Ernesto N. Rogers 1957 -- Communication of values through design / Richard Latham 1957 -- 8. Dissent: Image or facade? / James Real 1959 -- 9. The word: The printed page: Lancelot Hogben 1959 -- 10. A private memoir -- 11. Problems, problems: So who needs a Sarsen? / Richard T. Morris 1961 -- The problem of all problems / Tomás Maldonado 1961 -- Problem-solving in ophthalmology / Peter C. Kronfeld 1961 -- 12. Sometimes a great notion ... : Don't just stand there trembling / Reyner Banham 1963 -- 13. Beetle country: Quick and cheesy, cheap and dirty / Dexter Master 1964 -- Sometimes I play things I never heard myself / William bernbach 1964 -- 14. Molded nearer heart's desire: Perfecting the Earth / Arthur Drexler 1962 -- All that glitters is not stainless / Reyner Banham 1966 -- 15. Optimists sometimes look silly ... : Design diary: how to improve the world (you will only make matters worse) / John Cage 1966 -- A new Bill of Rights / Richard E. Farson 1966 -- 16. The orders of freedom: In defense of chaos / Ben Shahn 1966 -- We are not clockwork / Paul A. Weiss 1967 -- 17. A dialectic and an overview: Complete or incomplete? / Moshe Safdie and Christopher Alexander 1967 -- The spirit of design -period / René Dubos 1969 -- 18. Polarization: The environmental witch-hunt / statement by the French group 1970 -- The Liberal conspiracy / Peter Hall 1970 -- 19. Now, to sum up: The alienated professional / Jivan Tabibian 1968 -- Shall I compare thee to a Su? / Jacob Bronowski 1967 -- 20. Aspen into the "seventies."
Network Numbers (OCoLC)700796
(OCoLC)ocm00700796
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