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Italy at Columbia Lecture

Kenneth Frampton on Giuseppe Terragni and Italian Rationalism 1918-1938

Kenneth Frampton is the Ware Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia. He studied architecture at Guildford School of Art and the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. Subsequently he worked in Israel, during which time he was also a visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art, tutor at the Architectural Association (1961-63) and Technical Editor of the journal Architectural Design. Frampton has also taught at Princeton University and the Bartlett School of Architecture, London. He has been a member of the faculty at Columbia since 1972, and that same year he became a fellow of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies and a co-founding editor of its magazine Oppositions. His books include Modern Architecture: A Critical History and Studies in Tectonic Culture. In 2002 a collection of Frampton's writings over a period of 35 years was collated and published under the title Labour, Work and Architecture.