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Form & Function: The Intersection of Poetry & Architecture

The Poetry of Architecture book cover

September 27, 2008
11:30am - 7:00pm

The affinity between poetry (from the Greek root “to build”) and architecture (“to weave, or fabricate”) is as old as language. In this symposium, practitioners from both disciplines deepen our reading of literary and built landscapes.

11:30am Latin American Confluences: Poetry & Architecture at the Mid-Century
A.S. Bessa, Carlos Brillembourg, Rubén Gallo & Mónica de la Torre

2:30pm Architexts
Louise Braverman, Susan Mitchell & Jill Stoner

5:00pm A Conversation with Architect Steven Holl & Poet Susan Stewart

7:00 Between Forms: A Poetry Reading at The Center for Architecture
A.S. Bessa, Gregg Biglieri, Brenda Coultas, Patricia Spears Jones, Susan Mitchell, Mónica de la Torre & Marjorie Welish

Co-sponsored by the AIA NY Center for Architecture. Funded, in part, by the New York Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.