Glen Small gets podcasted by the Urban Homesteaders at Root Simple
In seventies I would ask the architects if they were doing anything ecological with their work and they wold turn around and say who is this guy get him out of here...
Editor's Picks #367
She explains "Our role then, in Shenzhen, wasn’t to play cultural ambassador or artistic exposition-ers, but to effectively perform the moods of Los Angeles from a distance, through whatever interpretative media each individual deemed to be most fit"...
Amelia published What is the Los Angeles Biennale of Architecture / Urbanism? She explains "Our role then, in Shenzhen, wasn’t to play cultural ambassador or artistic exposition-ers, but to effectively perform the moods of Los Angeles from a distance, through whatever interpretative media each... View full entry
Glen Small Buildings Demolished in Nicaragua
“I never heard anybody say it was ugly or weird, I had reached universal beauty and Rosario Murillo sadistically destroyed that beauty. How sad and senseless.” - Glen Small
— The Nicaragua Dispatch
Concha Acústica (demolished this week)Glen Small designed iconic "Concha Acústica" in Managua is demolished by the orders of an interior decorator, Rosario Murillo, who designs with nature in the form of yellow painted tree cut-outs framing the portraits of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez... View full entry
Editor's Picks #344
eric chavkin penned a review of "Glen Small: Recovery Room" an exhibit at Assembly in Los Angeles, organized and curated by Archinect's own Orhan Ayyüce. MightyMike (aka Michael Locke) commented "For local (Los Angeles) fans of Archinect, there's a wonderful example of Small's work in the Franklin Hills...the Leiberman House". For his part davidd felt "This review and Small's work seems to come from an ingroup/niche point of view".
eric chavkin penned a review of "Glen Small: Recovery Room" an exhibit at Assembly in Los Angeles, organized and curated by Archinect's own Orhan Ayyüce. He concluded "Despite the flaws the works of Glen Small offer so much that another architect could base an entire career on... View full entry
Glen Small: Recovery Room exhibition opens Nov. 9 in Los Angeles
If you're in the L.A. area and are already thinking of weekend plans, check out the "Glen Small: Recovery Room" exhibition which opens at Assembly this Saturday, Nov. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Presented by AssemblyⓇ and Archinect Senior Editor Orhan Ayyüce, the exhibition will present a selection of works throughout the career of architect Glen Small, whose progressive but mostly unbuilt projects introduced new ideas of urban development and housing particularly in the... View full entry
A Blast from the Past 2: Which Way To The Future
Shelly Kappe moderates a panel consisting of Charles Moore, Frank Gehry, Helmut Schulitz, Peter de Bretteville, Roland Coate, and Glen Small. They discuss their ideas about the future. This Fall 1976 series was supported by a grant from the Graham Foundation. Moore emphasizes the importance of the past.
— SCI Arc Media Archive
Gehry proposes new material possibilities. Schulitz questions the values of contemporary commercial society. De Bretteville discusses complexity and its various forms in architecture. Coate discusses diversity in the world of architecture, proposing that the discipline of architecture will cross... View full entry
Glen Small: VERTICAL CITY 3, DOWN TO EARTH
TO THIS DAY I FIND THE PROCESS OF TEACHING WITH NUMBER CRUNCHING A HUGE MISTAKE. THE PRINCIPLES ARE WHAT COUNT. IF A STUDENT IS AWARE HOW THE STRUCTURE WORKS TO BE THE STRONGEST AND WEAKEST THEN THEY CAN DESIGN WITH KNOWLEDGE.
— SMALL AT LARGE
Genius of Glen Small strikes and stuns again... This time it is Vertical City 3 from his student years at Cranbrook Academy of Art. It is "Down to Earth." View full entry
Question of the Year and SCI-Arc 2011 Thesis Reviews by Glen Small
“HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE FORTY YEARS TOO SOON?” Question of the year from Jeffrey Kipnis to Glen Small at a rooftop bar.
— Small at Large
SCI-ARC SCREEN TEST, I SHALL RETURN is a fun to read blog post with behind the scenes imagery. It includes an honest review of SCI Arc 2011 Thesis Projects as told by one of school's founding fathers, a visionary green architect and great critic, Glen Howard Small. View full entry
The big squeeze
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture’s reorganisation of a 44 sq m studio apartment in New York in 2009 shows how architects in the Big Apple are designing better, smaller homes. The practice transformed an untidy, student-style pad in Manhattan’s East Village into “a live/work sculpture for a grown up” for its owner, Michael Pozner, head of retail development at American Apparel.
Glen Small's Detroit Trilogy
Glen Small's visionary urban projects of Detroit 1966-69: KERN BLOCK VERTICAL ROAD MASS TRANSIT DETROIT THE GREAT STADIUM View full entry