K. Michael Hays: A Desire Called Architecture: Interpreting the Neo-Avant-Garde
Dean's Lecture Series
K. Michael Hays is the Eliot Noyes Professor of Architecture Theory at Harvard University and adjunct curator of architecture at the Whitney Museum. Hays has played a central role in the development of architectural theory in North America and his work is internationally known. His research and scholarship have focused on the areas of European modernism and critical theory as well as on theoretical issues in contemporary architectural practice. He has published on the work of modern architects such as Hannes Meyer, Ludwig Hilberseimer, and Mies van der Rohe, as well as of figures such as Peter Eisenman, Bernard Tschumi, and the late John Hejduk. Hays was the founder of the scholarly journal Assemblage, which was a leading forum of discussion of architectural theory in North America and Europe.
This lecture is part of the Edgar A. Tafel Architecture Lecture Series.