Students and Faculty Research Trip to Chandigarh
Students led by Princeton professors Beatriz Colomina and Esther da Costa Meyer traveled to Chandigarh India to perform field and archival research on Le Corbusier's urbanism and architecture. Students met with and interviewed University of Washington professor Vikram Prakash, whose father Aditya Prakash was one of Le Corbusier's project managers for the city, as well as S.D. Sharma who worked with Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret in India. Students studied Corbusier's capital complex as well as Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry's progressive housing projects, Jeanneret's public infrastructure, and the urban plan developed by Corbusier with Albert Mayer.
Clip Stamp Fold Exhibition Opens in Maastricht
The traveling exhibition "Clip Stamp Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X-197X" opened in its most recent venue the Netherlands Architecture Institute Maastricht/Bureau Europa.
The opening included a series of presentations from Gus Beuemer, director of NAiM/Bureau Europa, Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley, Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. A roundtable discussion moderated by Beatriz Colomina included Arjen Oosterman (editor in chief of Volume), Herman Verkerk (former editor in chief of Forum), Axel Sowa (former editor of 'L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui) and Veronique Patteeuw (editor of Oase and author of PhD dissertation on Little Magazines in France) and Tom Vandeputte (editor of Oase).