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[Spina, Marcelo and Zellner, Peter] Material Sensations

Introduction: Raveevarn Choksombatchai. A joint lecture presented by Los Angeles based architects Peter Zellner and Marcelo Spina. Peter Zellner is the founding principal of Zellner/Design Planning Research, an environmental consulting office that aims to bring innovative thinking to building and urban designs. Marcelo Spina is the founder and principal of PATTERNS, a design research architectural practice. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on February 2, 2005. 96 min.

[Spina, Maxi] Reflective Formations

This lecture is presented by the Argentine architect Maxi Spina, the 2008 Maybeck Fellow. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on April 9, 2008. 55 min.

[Steely, Craig and Burnham, Douglas]

Local Practice.A speech by Douglas Burnham of Envelope A+D, a collaborative design group in Oakland and Craig Steely of Steely Architecture based in San Francisco. Introduction: Roddy Creedon. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 10, 2004. 123 min.

[Steichen, Edward] Edward J. Steichen

Recounts the life of the photographer Edward Steichen, the creator of the Family of Man exhibition, and his accomplishments as a leading portrait photographer and as a cultural force in presenting Picasso in his New York Gallery and reinventing modern fashion and war photography. 1995. 55 min.

[Steichen, Edward] This is Edward Steichen (Masters of Photography)

A biographical sketch of the octogenarian photographer, humanist, and scientist, Edward Steichen, who discusses his personal philosophy and reminisces about celebrated friends and photographic subjects. c1989. 30 min.

[Stern, Gerald] Poetry Reading on Cities and Other Matters.

Lecture with reference to architectural issues by renowned poet Gerald Stern who spent many years teaching at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshops. March 1, 2001. 67 min.

[Stieglitz, Alfred ] Alfred Stieglitz, Photographer.

With striking portraits of Stieglitz, his own images, and the works of other photographers he influenced, this film celebrates the achievements of this seminal figure in modern art and photography in America. Content is drawn from Stieglitz' own observations and reminiscences of people who know him well, including Ansel Adams, Mary Steichen Calderone, Harold Clurman, Aaron Copland, Arnold Newman and Isamu Noguchi. 1998? 30 min.

[Stieglitz, Alfred ] Alfred Stieglitz: the Eloquent Eye.

Examines the achievements and legacy of one of the most innovative photographers of the 20th century, Alfred Stieglitz who challenged and revolutionized attitudes towards modern art in America. Includes a rare interview with Georgia O'Keeffe, his wife and muse as well as archival footage of other artistic giants he inspired, including Edward Steichen and John Marin. Includes countless images from the Stieglitz archives, ranging from early European peasant life to later views of New York's urban landscape. c2001. 90 min. ; DVD copy 2:

[Stirling, James] Die neue Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart: Architects James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates

Scottish architect James Stirling describes the architecture and construction of the New State Gallery in Stuttgart. In a very entertaining way while walking around the museum, he outlines the elements used in the architectural design and presents insights into the restrictions of such projects. 1985. 19 min.

[Stirling, James] Stirling

Depicts the philosophy, influences, and work of British architect, James Stirling. Focuses on his recent museum architecture in Europe and the United States. Dist.: Michael Blackwood Productions. 1987. 60 min.

[Strand, Paul ] Strand: Under the Dark Cloth

A documentary portrait of the photographer Paul Strand who defined the style that came to be called modern. Strand established himself in New York in the 1920's as a master of light and structure, inspired by the forms and movement of European modernist painters. Contains generous amounts of Strand's most famous photographs, clips from his films, and interviews with friends and collaborators. DVD includes Strand's groundbreaking silent avant garde film Manhatta, about New York seen in terms of its geometric architecture and the movement patterns of ships and people. Based on a poem by Walt Whitman. 1989. 81 min. ; also

[Strandlund, Carl] Lustron: The House America's Been Waiting For

Follows the rise and fall of inventor Carl Strandlund and his stunning engineering vision to revolutionize homebuilding by mass-producing 100 steel houses each day on an assembly line during the post-World War II housing boom. A government conspiracy eventually destroyed what many believed would have become the "General Motors" of housing. c2002. 60 min.

[Sugimoto, Henry] Harsh Canvas: The Art and Life of Henry Sugimoto

From Japan to California, on to Paris, then to concentration camps in Arkansas during WWII that transformed his art forever, and finally to New York, Henry Sugimoto pursued what he called "the path of an artist." Features Sugimoto's paintings and sketches, rare archival footage, and film of the artist just before his death. 2001. 30 min.

[Sulan, Kolatan] Muten

Introduction: Anthony Burke. A presentation by Sulan Kolatan of the New York based Kolatan / Mac Donald Studio, which focuses on the digital design, research and fabrication of architectural products. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on March 2, 2005. 74 min.

[Sullivan, Louis] Architectures 3

Features architects: Daniel Libeskind, Charles Garnier, Le Corbusier, Antonio Gaudi, Louis Sullivan, Alvar Aalto. A privileged, unprecedented inside look at the work of superstar architects. This volume examines the architecture of the Jewish Museum of Berlin; Louis Sullivan's Auditorium Theatre in Chicago; a Dominican convent; Charles Garnier's Parisian Opera and more. 2003. 160 min.

[Swatt, Robert] Livable Modern

A lecture presented by Robert Swatt, principal of Emeryville based Swatt Architects and author of the book "Swatt Architects: Livable modern." This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on October 12, 2005. 70 min.

[Swentzell, Roxanne] Roxanne Swentzell (Santa Clara Pueblo)

Features an interview with ceramic sculptor Roxanne Swentzell of the Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. She demonstrates how she creates her ceramic sculptures and as she works, expounds upon how her art evolved and tells her life story in a narrative that is personal and insightful. Includes many samples or her finished ceramic figurines. 2005. 24 min.

[Swett, Richard N.] Leadership and Advocacy Through Design

A lecture presented by Richard N. Swett, former U.S. ambassador, congressman, architect and author of "Leadership by design: creating an architecture of trust." Swett provides a global perspective on leadership and design and offers steps that designers can take to shape the world and solve community challenges. The philosophical foundations for design-oriented leadership are presented, highlighted by evocative stories of past and present leaders who have used design as a leadership tool. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 8, 2005. 74 min.

[Taper, Geri] Geri Taper: Art, Life and the Environment as One.

Geri Taper discusses her experiences in art and her evolution to environmental art, where she paints the environment of buildings. This presentation portrays rooftops in New York City overlooking the World Trade Center. The environment of the buildings are painted and combined with all kinds of unusual industrial found object materials to create a totality of dramatic artistic achievement. (1987?). 24 min.