Newsletter 30: Spring 2016

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The Leadenhall Building by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, 2015 © Paul Raftery

Welcome to the Pidgeon Digital Newsletter 30: Spring 2016.

Pidgeon Digital has made amazing progress in the last couple of years, and there are now 276 talks, compared with just 75 when the archive was first published over 10 years ago.

We are now on Twitter. Please follow us @PidgeonDigital. We’ll be tweeting about our new talks as they’re released, and keeping you up to date with architecture in general.

Please see the posts below for descriptions of our recently added talks, now in easy to access digital format.

 

Richard Neutra: The Most Precious Material Is The Human Material

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House near Hamburg by Richard Neutra, 1966 © Alan Blanc

Richard Neutra is famous for adapting the International Style to Southern California, with domestic projects that included the Lovell House, the von Sternberg House and the Kaufmann House.

Here is a fascinating excerpt of Neutra exploring the psychological and biological approach behind his work – reflective of the intellectual environment of the Vienna of his youth…

The complete talk can be purchased here. You can see here details of how to subscribe to the full Pidgeon Digital website which contains 275 other talks.