the barbican debates ethics in architecture: the corbusian legacy
the barbican debates ethics in architecture: the corbusian legacy the barbican debates ethics in architecture: the corbusian legacy
mar 20, 2009

the barbican debates ethics in architecture: the corbusian legacy

the barbican debates ethics in architecture: the corbusian legacy 9 april 2009 barbican hall





‘can good design change the world?’ le corbusier thought it could. do we agree with him – and what do architects believe now?


the panel of major international figures explore the vital questions of ethics in architecture today. they include globally acclaimed massimiliano fuksas; pritzker architecture prize-winning zaha hadid; celebrated landscape-architect, corb scholar and commentator, charles jencks; founding partner of the leading architectural practice MVRDV, winy maas; the co-founder of architecture for humanity, cameron sinclair. the discussion is based on  le corbusier’s famous manifesto for modernism, his ‘five points of a new architecture’.






zaha hadid, massimiliano fuksas, cameron sinclair, charles jencks (co-founders of architecture for humanity) image © designboom

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