Mid Century Books Podcast - Alan Hess Pt.1

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Episodios

  • Future of Transportation

    Future of Transportation

    22/10/2017 Duración: 18min

    Peter Newman Podcast Part 3

  • Taking Back Our Streets

    Taking Back Our Streets

    01/08/2017 Duración: 19min

    Part 2 of interview with author Peter Newman Peter Newman: “The process of trying to change the paradigm of thinking that the best thing you can do for cities is to build freeways and sprawl the city further and further out, that has been under attack now for some time, particularly from grass-roots activists, who knew there was something wrong, like Jane Jacobs, she didn’t quite understand it, but she knew it was wrong.”

  • Preserving Modernism in Michigan

    Preserving Modernism in Michigan

    25/07/2017 Duración: 16min

    Podcast: AN EXTRAORDINARY CHAPTER IN MODERN ARCHITECTURE HISTORY. Part 2 of interview with Alan Hess, author of _Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America_. This book is listed for purchase at MidCenturyBooks.Net Alan Hess: “She saw what was in Michigan, she saw all of this amazing furniture design, Herman Miller, Florence Knoll, she saw the effect of these educational institutions, like the University of Michigan, and Cranbrook, she saw what automotive designers were designing in Detroit, that was spread worldwide, and architects, whether they were factory architects, like Albert Kahn, or skyscraper architects or shopping center architects.”

  • What Are Case Study Houses?

    What Are "Case Study Houses"?

    21/06/2017 Duración: 16min

    Podcast: HOW A HOUSE BECOMES AN ICON, Part 1 of interview with Elizabeth A. T. Smith, author of _Case Study Houses: The California Impetus_. This book is listed for purchase at MidCenturyBooks.Net Elizabeth A. T. Smith: “The Case Study Houses are a chapter in architectural history, specific to Los Angeles, conceived in the aftermath of World War II, and they were the brainchild of the editor of a magazine, called Art & Architecture, that had become a progressive voice for all things modern: art, architecture, design, literature, music, politics.”

  • A New Era for Black  White

    A New Era for Black & White

    19/06/2017 Duración: 19min

    Podcast: BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Part 2 of interview with Harold Davis, author of _The Photographer's Black and White Handbook_. This book is listed for purchase at MidCenturyBooks.Net Harold Davis: “We came to the end of an era, pretty much, with film photography. . . . And now we have an entirely new art form with a lot of new craft involved, and the idea behind the technical parts of this book, and it’s not that I’m going to tell everybody exactly what slider to press, with what software, but more the principles and ideas of how digital black and white photography work.”

  • What Should Be in a Photographers Backpack

    What Should Be in a Photographer's Backpack

    16/06/2017 Duración: 15min

    Podcast: BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Part 1 of interview with Harold Davis, author of _The Photographer's Black and White Handbook_. This book is listed for purchase at MidCenturyBooks.Net Harold Davis: “I’ve always regarded myself as a writer as well as a photographer, and writing is very important to my photography. I think people who look into it will find that it’s true of many great photographers as well. Ansel Adams once said that ‘The most important tool he had in his camera bag was a notebook and a pencil.'"

  • Do Cars Belong in Cities?

    Do Cars Belong in Cities?

    15/06/2017 Duración: 12min

    Podcast: HOW CITIES CAN SAVE OUR CLIMATE. Part 1 of interview with Peter Newman, author of _The End of Automobile Dependence_ and the revised _Resilient Cities_. These books are listed for purchase at MidCenturyBooks.Net Peter Newman: “The UN Secretary General said yesterday that ’The sustainability train has left the station,’ in reference to Donald Trump’s potential removing of the US from the climate change agreement, and suggesting that if they didn’t keep on this journey, they would stay in the station, and that journey is something that I’ve been on for some time.”

  • Modernism - Where Does It Comes From?

    Modernism - Where Does It Comes From?

    15/06/2017 Duración: 22min

    Podcast: AN EXTRAORDINARY CHAPTER IN THE HISTORY OF MODERN ARCHITECTURE. Part 1 of interview with Alan Hess, author of _Michigan Modern_. This book is listed for purchase at MidCenturyBooks.Net Alan Hess: “Really creating an architecture for the modern industrial era and the way people lived, with trains, with cars, with planes, with movies, with increased population, with new technologies, and any number of social movements, which would spread, at its best, the advantages of modern life to more and more people.”

  • Promo 1

    Promo 1

    17/05/2017 Duración: 01min

    Promo for Mid Century Books Podcast, Episode 1 featuring a preview of photographer Harold Davis, author of "The Photograper's Black and White Handbook." See more at MidCenturyBooks.Net