Written by Thomas Stellmach

Looking Back: Biennale Power Talk Lectures

Looking Back: Biennale Power Talk Lectures by Thomas Stellmach

For those who have missed the Power talk lectures held during the Rotterdam Biennale of Architecture, the TV channel ‘Holland Doc’ has shot some of them and made them available for watching (Windows Media Player or Real Player required):

Power Vision

Winy Maas @ Power Lounge

Power Vision: Winy Maas en Indisem (Power Talk 31 may 2007)
Urban future and the power of the architect. Watch

Power of Urban Design

Peter Bishop @ Power Lounge

The Power of Urban Design – from London to Almere (Power Talk 1 june 2007)
Presentations by Peter Bishop, Ken Livingstone and Adri Duijvesteijn. Followed by a discussion with Ole Bouman (head of the Nederlands Architectuur Instituut) Watch

Hype Power

Keller Easterling @ Power Lounge

Hyper Power: Keller Easterling about Dubai (Lecture)
Keller Easterling (Yale University School of Architecture): Is Duba the prototype of the city of the 21st century? Watch

Fear and the City

Arjun Appadurai @ Power Lounge

Fear in the City: Arjun Appadurai (Lecture 6 june 2007)
Arjun Appadurai (New School New York): What are the consequences of global urbanisation, migration and fear and uncertainty of today’s city dwellers? Watch

In addition to these there are a few dutch lectures (watch here):

I’d also like to highlight the 50 minute documentary about Caracas – in dutch, but worth watching:

And the R.A.M. series, not related to the Biennale, but also featured on Holland Doc:


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