Dominique Perrault - Bartlett International Lecture Series 2012/13
A video recording of the lecture given by Dominique Perrault entitled, 'The Disappearance of Architecture: Between Presence and Absence', as part of the Bartlett International Lecture Series on 21 November 2012.
Figure of French architecture, Dominique Perrault, gained international recognition after having won the competition for the National French library in 1989 at the age of 36. This project marked the starting point of many other public and private commissions abroad, such as The Velodrome and Olympic swimming pool of Berlin (1992), the extension of the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in (1996), the Olympic tennis centre in Madrid (2002), the campus of Ewha’s University in Seoul (2004), the Fukoku Tower in Osaka, Japan (2010) or the Arganzuela footbridge in Madrid, Spain. Ongoing projects include works as the Piazza Garibaldi in Naples, the congress and exhibition hall of Leon in Spain, the DC towers in Vienna, Austria, the rehabilitation / extension of the former mechanical engineering halls and the central library and the construction of the Teaching Bridge of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne, Switzerland, as well as the Grand Theater in Albi, the Dobrée Museum in Nantes, France, and the redevelopement of the Dufour Pavillion in the Château de Versailles.