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Architects’ interviews collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: N148

Scope and Content Note

The collection is composed of taped interviews made by George M. Goodwin with architects Gunnar Birkerts (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, December 16, 1993); Helmut Jahn (Chicago, December 21, 1993); Philip Johnson (New York City, July 27. 1992); and Cesar Pelli (New Haven, Connecticut, February 4, 1992). The interviews summarize the life and career of each individual, with comments on their buildings and their approaches to design. Johnson's interview is almost entirely devoted to his opinions of Frank Lloyd Wright's work.

Dates

  • 1992-1993

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division reading room. Advance notice is requested.

Restrictions on Use

There are no restrictions on the use of materials in this collection. Copies can be requested if the condition of the originals warrants it.

Extent

4 Cassettes

Abstract

Collection includes interviews by George M. Goodwin of four architects: Gunnar Birkerts, Helmut Jahn, Philip Johnson, and Cesar Pelli, who express their opinions on significant examples and influences on 20th century architecture.

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Additional Finding Aid

An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
Title
Architects’ interviews collection
Author
Archives Staff
Date
undated
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Northwest Architectural Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-3550