Los Angeles, CA
Eric Owen Moss Lecture
Wednesday, March 6, 7pm
SCI-Arc, W.M. Keck Lecture Hall
Intro & Response by Jeffrey Kipnis
INSTINCT TO METHOD
Here’s how it happens:
Somewhere there’s an instinct.
The culture says, “no”.
The architect insists,
begins to explore,
A practiced pattern of practice replaces the original instinct.
What didn’t exist,
Doesn’t crumble –
Unsteady to steady,
Unbalanced to balanced,
And comes to rest as a new pro forma.
Now the culture says, “yes”.
FROM I DON’T KNOW TO NOW I KNOW….
When I don’t know becomes now I know,
When last year’s words become next year’s words,
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