Michael Graves: Past as Prologue Photos

On November 22, 2014, The Architectural League organized a symposium at Parsons The New School for Design in honor of Michael Graves on the occasion of his fiftieth year in practice.

Seventeen speakers convened to discuss topics significant to Graves’ work in panels which included “Architectural Pedagogy,” “Drawing as Thinking,” and “Design at Scale.”

Speakers included: Glenn Adamson, Adele Chatfield-Taylor, Peter Eisenman, Paul Goldberger, Michael Graves, Steven Holl, Ron Johnson, Dean Kamen, David Mohney, Nicholas Olsberg, Monica Ponce de Leon, Mary-Ann Ray, Francisco Sanin, Karen Stein, Joel Towers, Billie Tsien, and Anthony Vidler.

Photography by Leandro Viana.

Joel Towers, Executive Dean, Parsons The New School for Design

Billie Tsien, President, The Architectural League of New York

“The Search for Architecture,” Francisco Sanin

“The Search for Architecture,” Francisco Sanin

“The Search for Architecture,” Francisco Sanin

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“Architectural Pedagogy,” Paul Goldberger

Michael Graves

“Architectural Pedagogy,” Paul Goldberger, David Mohney, Monica Ponce de Leon, Peter Eisenman, Anthony Vidler

“Architectural Pedagogy,” Paul Goldberger, David Mohney, Monica Ponce de Leon, Peter Eisenman, Anthony Vidler

“Architectural Pedagogy,” Paul Goldberger, David Mohney, Monica Ponce de Leon, Peter Eisenman, Anthony Vidler

“Architectural Pedagogy,” Paul Goldberger, David Mohney, Monica Ponce de Leon, Peter Eisenman, Anthony Vidler

Michael Graves

Michael Graves

“Drawing as Thinking,” Steven Holl

“Drawing as Thinking,” Steven Holl

“Drawing as Thinking,” Mary-Ann Ray

“Drawing as Thinking,” Mary-Ann Ray

“Drawing as Thinking,” Steven Holl, Mary-Ann Ray, Nicholas Olsberg

“Design at Scale,” Karen Stein

“Design at Scale,” Glenn Adamson

“Design at Scale,” Glenn Adamson

“Design at Scale,” Dean Kamen

“Design at Scale,” Dean Kamen

“Design at Scale,” Dean Kamen

“Design at Scale,” Glenn Adamson, Karen Stein, Dean Kamen, Ron Johnson

“Design at Scale,” Glenn Adamson, Karen Stein, Dean Kamen

“Conversation between Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves,” Adele Chatfield-Taylor

“Conversation between Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves,” Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman

“Conversation between Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves,” Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman

“Conversation between Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves,” Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman

“Conversation between Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves,” Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman

“Conversation between Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves,” Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman

“Conversation between Peter Eisenman and Michael Graves,” Michael Graves, Peter Eisenman, Billie Tsien

Michael Graves

Michael Graves