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Audio-Visual Materials [subseries]

The third Professional Papers sub-series, Audio-Visual Materials, contains over 180 audiotapes and 22 videotapes of Birkerts' various speeches, lectures, interviews and musings. The tapes are arranged in chronological order and cover more than a thirty year period (1965-1998). Many of the tapes (noted by an * or a #) have corresponding transcripts and/or speaking notes in the Speeches, Lectures and Seminars, Interviews, and Sources Used for Publication sub-series.

 
Audiotapes of Speeches, Lectures and Interviews
 
1965-1979
Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
Lawrence Technological University Lecture February 6, 1965 (2 audiotapes)

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
University of Arkansas Lecture April 10-11, 1969 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
University of Michigan Lecture February 26, 1970

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
University of Michigan Lecture; "Quo Vadis" 1974 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-6-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Michigan. Lecture entitled "Quo Vadis.") (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-6-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Michigan. Lecture entitled "Quo Vadis.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
IBM Southfield - Energy Seminar; University of Michigan Brown Bag Lecture 1976 October, 1976 November (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-7-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts at IBM in Southfield Energy Seminar. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-7-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at University Michigan Brown Bag. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
University of Michigan Brown Bag Lecture (side B) October 1976

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
New York Institute of Technology Lecture; WCAR Interview 1977 April 25 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-8-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at New York Institute of Technology.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-8-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts interviewed with Aurora Hendricks at IBM Southfield.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
University of Nebraska Lecture November 10, 1977

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
Civita Seminar/University of Michigan; "Visualize"; "Mind - Left Side, Right Side" 1977 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-10-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts at the University of Michigan Seminar, talk entitled "Visualize.") (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-10-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecture entitled "Mind - Left Side, Right Side.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3  
Monograph Dictation; University of Michigan Seminar; "Mind" and "Methodology" 1978, 1978 January 15 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-11-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts dictating a monograph, circa 1978.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-11-2])
(Birkerts at a University of Michigan Seminar "Mind" and "Methodology" on January 15, 1978.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3  
Dictations of Letters; Columbia University Lecture [1978], 1978 March (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-12-1])
(First six minutes is a recording of a party; dictation begins at 6:20. Gunnar Birkerts dictating letters to clients and in reply to awards and honors received.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-12-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on architecture, his life experiences, and theoretical approaches to design.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3  
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Seminar; Questions and Answers 1979 February 22 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-15-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on design and architecture including theories and design. Seminar is translated into Spanish during lecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[Side 2] ([02103-SR-15-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts answers questions from the audience at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara.) (mp3 file) [access item]
 
1979-1982
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
Louisiana State University Lecture (side A) September 25, 1979

(*)

Box   3  
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Lecture (side B) October 6, 1979

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Faculty Design Meeting 1979 October 30 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-17-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts dictating notes and letters in both English and Latvian.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-17-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts dictating notes and letters in both English and Latvian.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Seminar; "Knowing Yourself, Your Mind"; "Second Part Mind, First Part Design Methodology" 1980 September 01 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-18-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at a University of Michigan Seminar on "Knowing Yourself, Your Mind." Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[Side 2] ([02103-SR-18-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at a University of Michigan Seminar on "Second Part Mind, First Part Design Methodology.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Design Methodology Seminar 1980 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-19-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discussing the subject of minimalism in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Kentucky Lecture; University of Michigan Design Seminar; "Conceptualization" 1980 October 06, 1980 November (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-20-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Kentucky. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-20-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts at a University of Michigan Design Seminar, lecture entitled "Conceptualization.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Seminar 1980 January 22 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-21-1])
(In Script); Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[Side 2] ([02103-SR-21-2])
(In Script); Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Brown Bag Lecture-"Design Methodology," February 9, 1981

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan; Methodology I Seminar 1981 September (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-23-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[Side 2] ([02103-SR-23-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Pennsylvania Lecture; T. Wolfe Seminar; "From Our House to Bauhaus" 1981 October 04, 1981 October 21 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-25-1])
(October 21, 1981 (side A); Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Pennsylvania.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-25-2])
(October 04, 1981. Recording of T. Wolfe seminar entitled "From Our House to Bauhaus.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
T. Wolfe Seminar-"From Our House to Bauhaus," (side B) circa 1981
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
Pratt Institute Lecture; University of Detroit Lecture 1981-1982 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] 1981 December 04 ([02103-SR-26-1])
(December 4, 1981; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the Pratt Institute. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] 1982 January 29 ([02103-SR-26-2])
(January 29, 1982; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Detroit.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Oklahoma Lecture; Impromptu Lecture - Ann Arbor 1982 April 06, 1982 April 12 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-27-1])
(April 6, 1982; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Oklahoma. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-27-2])
(April 12, 1982; Gunnar Birkerts giving an Impromptu lecture in Ann Arbor.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
Impromptu Lecture-Ann Arbor (side B) April 12, 1982
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
Ball State University Lecture April 14, 1982

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan - First Day Remarks and Dictation of Letters 1982 Fall (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-29-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts making remarks and a speech at a hospital.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-29-2])
(Dictation of letters by Gunnar Birkerts.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Methodology Seminar 1982 Fall (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-30-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[Side 2] ([02103-SR-30-2])
(Sem II; Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
 
1982-1983
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Seminar; "You & Your Mind" 1982 September (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-31-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts at a University of Michigan seminar entitled "You & Your Mind.") (mp3 file) [access item]
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[Side 2] ([02103-SR-31-2])
(Sem. II; Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
ACSA Lecture University of Michigan 1982 October 21 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-32-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture and his experiences and heritage.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-32-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture and his experiences and heritage.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
University of Michigan Seminar-"Metaphor, Symbolism and Color" (goes with lecture "Symbolism and Metaphor") (side A) November 1982

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Cranbrook School Lecture (side B) November 4, 1982

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Texas A & M University Lecture November 18, 1982

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Charles Gandee Interview for Architectural Record January 10, 1983

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Charles Mertz Interview-Detroit Heritage/Midwest January 11, 1983

(*)

 
University of Illinois-Plym Lecture Series
Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Lecture I January 24, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Lecture II January 31, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Lecture III-Metamorphosis Design Methodology (tape labeled "Design Metamorphosis 1959-Now") February 14, 1983

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Seminar I-"You and Your Mind, Knowing Yourself" (tape labeled "Revised Plym Lecture I") February 18, 1983

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Bob DeHaven's Theory Seminar April 19, 1983

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Faculty Colloquium I January 26, 1983

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 3
Faculty Colloquium II February 15, 1983

(*)

 
1983
 
University of Illinois-Plym Lecture Series (cont.)
Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Faculty Colloquium III March 15, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Forum I February 9, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Forum II February 23, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Forum III (Paulsen-Creese) March 14, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Forum IV April 13, 1983 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Telecon "Lunchline" Ball State University 1983 March 15 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-56-1])
(Difficult to hear content. Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Illinois Institute of Technology Lecture 1983 April 05 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-57-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-57-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
The Smithsonian Institution Lecture April 26, 1983

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Iowa State University Lecture May 9, 1983

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Urban Center Books Lecture (Municipal Art Society of New York) June 1, 1983

(*)

 
1983-1984
Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Pavia, Italy lecture for Italian, Spanish, American Students 1983 July 21 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-61-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-61-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
Charles Merz Interview on Saarinen; Marsha Miro Interview "Baldwin," for Detroit Free Press 1983 August, 1983 August 29 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-62-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts interviewed on Eero Saarinen and his architecture and designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-62-2])
(1983 August 29. Gunnar Birkerts interviewed on the subject of cultural connection in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan First Day Seminar; "Fading"; Student Seminar, "Methodology/Yourself" 1983 September 12, 1983 September 26 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-63-1])
(September 12, 1983. Tape and digitized file speed up during playback.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-63-2])
(September 26, 1983; Gunnar Birkerts discussing aesthetics and form in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan-Student Seminar, "Methodology/Yourself," (side B) September 26, 1983
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
Iowa AIA Convention Speech September 14, 1983

(date on tape is October 14, 1983)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan First Day Seminar; "Fading"; Student Seminar, "Methodology/Yourself" 1983 September 12, 1983 September 26 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-63-1])
(September 12, 1983. Tape and digitized file speed up during playback.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-63-2])
(September 26, 1983; Gunnar Birkerts discussing aesthetics and form in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan Lecture-"Next Architecture," February 13, 1984

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan Lecture; "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology"; Texas Tech University Lecture; "Next Architecture, My Work" 1984 March 05, 1984 April (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-67-1])
(March 5, 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Michigan. Lecture entitled "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology." Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-67-2])
(April 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at Texas Tech with lecture entitled "Next Architecture, My Work.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
Texas Tech University Lecture-"Next Architecture, My Work," (side B) April 1984
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Idaho and Washington State University Seminars April 26, 1984

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan Lecture; "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology"; Texas Tech University Lecture; "Next Architecture, My Work" 1984 March 05, 1984 April (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-67-1])
(March 5, 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Michigan. Lecture entitled "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology." Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-67-2])
(April 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at Texas Tech with lecture entitled "Next Architecture, My Work.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan Lecture; "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology"; Texas Tech University Lecture; "Next Architecture, My Work" 1984 March 05, 1984 April (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-67-1])
(March 5, 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Michigan. Lecture entitled "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology." Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-67-2])
(April 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at Texas Tech with lecture entitled "Next Architecture, My Work.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan Lecture; "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology"; Texas Tech University Lecture; "Next Architecture, My Work" 1984 March 05, 1984 April (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-67-1])
(March 5, 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Michigan. Lecture entitled "Next Architecture - You and Your Mind/Methodology." Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-67-2])
(April 1984; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at Texas Tech with lecture entitled "Next Architecture, My Work.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
Robert Benson Interview on Domino's Farms 1984 September 01 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-72-1])
(Robert Benson interviews Gunnar Birkerts on the Domino's Farms design and space. Transcript of content available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-72-2])
(Robert Benson interviews Gunnar Birkerts on the Domino's Farms design and space. Transcript of content available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan Seminar; "Design Methodology-Knowing Yourself" 1984 September 17 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-73-1])
(1984 September 17; Gunnar Birkerts discussing aesthetics and form in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-73-2])
(1984 September 17; Gunnar Birkerts discussing aesthetics and form in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan-Monaghan Lecture October 1, 1984

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 5
University of Michigan Alumni Meeting-"Objectives and Manifestations of the Domino's Farms Project," October 12, 1984

(*)

 
1979, 1984-1986
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
Virginia Tech Lecture-"Departures," November 7, 1984

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
University of Michigan-T. S. Monaghan Lecture-"Concepts and Manifestations," November 12, 1984

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
"Thoughts to Kay Kaiser Regarding Writing" 1984 September (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-78-1])
(Dictation and response to Kay Kaiser on writing, journalism, and architecture. The Barber of Seville plays in the background) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
Andrews University Lecture April 18, 1985 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
Robert Benson IV Interview 1985 August 19 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-81-1])
(Robert Benson interviews Gunnar Birkert who discusses architecture and the genesis of his designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[Side 2] ([02103-SR-81-2])
(Robert Benson interviews Gunnar Birkert who discusses architecture and the genesis of his designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
University of Cincinnati Lecture 1985 October 01 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-83-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecture discussing architecture and the genesis of his designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
Colorado Springs AIA Lecture 1985 October 10 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-84-1])
(Gunnar Birkert discusses architecture and the genesis of his designs at Colorado Springs American Institute of Architects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-84-2])
(Gunnar Birkert discusses architecture and the genesis of his designs at Colorado Springs American Institute of Architects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
University of Michigan Honors Studio Seminar 1985 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-85-1])
("Design Methodology" I. Gunnar Birkert discusses architecture and the genesis of his designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-85-2])
("Design Methodology" II; not complete. Gunnar Birkert discusses architecture and the genesis of his designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
Architecture and Urbanism Essay; 1500 words 1985 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-86-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses his life and experiences as an Architect.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
Montana State University Lecture; "Virtue of Individuality" 1986 January 23 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-87-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on the subject of individuality and creativity.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-87-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on the subject of individuality and creativity.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
University of Michigan ARCH 316 Studio Lecture; Saarinen Office History; Dictation 1979, 1986 March 04 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] 1986 March 04 ([02103-SR-88-1])
(1986 March 04; Gunnar Birkerts lecturing in the Architecture 316 course. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] 1979 ([02103-SR-88-2])
(1979 dictation on Saarinen Office History.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
University of Texas Arlington Lecture; "Virtue of Individuality" 1986 March 12 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-89-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on the subject of individuality and creativity.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
University of Michigan Panel on "Yama" 1986 March 17 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-90-1])
(Panelists include G. Olving, K. Brown, W. Jarrett, G. Birkerts.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-90-2])
(Panelists include G. Olving, K. Brown, W. Jarrett, G. Birkerts.) (mp3 file) [access item]
 
1986-1987
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Japan TV Tamama Interview; Corning Museum of Glass 1986 March 25 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-91-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts interviewed on his design of the Corning Glass Museum.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-91-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts interviewed on his design of the Corning Glass Museum.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Ohio State University Lecture; "Virtue of Individuality"; Frank Lloyd Wright Symposium Press Conference 1986 April 23, 1985 April (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-92-1])
(April 23, 1986; Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library. Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on the subject of individuality and creativity.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-92-2])
(1985 April; Frank Lloyd Wright Symposium Press Conference with T. S. Monaghan and Professor Bruno Zevi.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
London Glass Conference; Lecture and Panel Discussion April 1986 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-93-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on his design of the Corning Glass Museum and T.S. Buechner from the Corning Museum.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-93-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on his design of the Corning Glass Museum and T.S. Buechner from the Corning Museum.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
London Glass Conference; Sum-Up, with T. S. Buechner April 1986 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-94-1])
(T.S. Buechner lecturing on the use of glass in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Diana Lennon Interview for Detroit Free Press July 29, 1986

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Jim Schwartz Interview November 6, 1986

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Wisconsin AIA Lecture 1986 November 07 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-97-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing from the Wisconsin chapter of the American Institute of Architects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-97-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing from the Wisconsin chapter of the American Institute of Architects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Papal Visit Interviews-Channel 4, Rich Myke, Pontiac Silverdome 1987

(#)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Jim Schwartz Interview for Engineering News Record January 6, 1987

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
University of Michigan Symposium-"Architectural Library of the Future," January 23, 1987

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
University of Michigan Brown Bag Lecture; "How to Get a Job" 1987 March 16 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-101-1])
(Gunnar Birkert's lectures to students on how to get a job and starting salaries.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-101-2])
(Gunnar Birkert's lectures to students on how to get a job and starting salaries.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Vincent Scully on Frank Lloyd Wright; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1987 April (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-102-1])
(Vincent Scully lecturing on Frank Lloyd Wright at the University of Michigan.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-102-2])
(Vincent Scully lecturing on Frank Lloyd Wright at the University of Michigan.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
University of Michigan Brown Bag Lecture; "Metaphor" Seminar 1987 April 29 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-103-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on aesthetics and materials used as well as concepts of synthesis and creativity.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Ball State University College of Architecture & Planning Summer Workshop, Columbus, Indiana-"Saarinen Legacy," June 2, 1987

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 7
Ball State University College of Architecture & Planning Summer Workshop, Columbus, Indiana-"Organic Architecture-The Steady Core of the Modern Movement," June 4, 1987

(*)

 
1987-1988
Box   4  
State Capital Presentation, Lansing, Michigan 1987 June 18 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-106-1])
(Gunnar Birkert's giving a lecture at the state capitol presentation on restoration of state government buildings.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-106-2])
(Gunnar Birkert's giving a lecture at the state capitol presentation on restoration of state government buildings.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4  
Gordon Bugbee Interview 1987 June (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-107-1])
(Gordon Bugbee interviewing Gunnar Birkerts on experiences in the field of architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-107-2])
(Gordon Bugbee interviewing Gunnar Birkerts on experiences in the field of architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
Bob Bauer Interview for Michigan Alumnus-"Creativity," September 30, 1987

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
University of Michigan Lecture-"Continuity," October 7, 1987

(*)

Box   4  
AIA Omaha Convention Panel Discussion; H. N. Jacobson, Gibbs, G. Birkerts, Rose 1987 October (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-110-1])
(Part 1 of 2; First two minutes are Birkerts dictating notes; remainder of the tape is panel discussion at American Institute of Architects convention.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-110-2])
(Part 1 of 2; Panel discussion at American Institute of Architects convention.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4  
Birkerts discussing Honors Student 1987 October (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-111-1])
(Tape is not a panel discussion but Birkerts discussing honors student John Mayevsky.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4  
Ann Arbor Township Meeting; Domino's Tower 1987 October 11 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-112-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts and others meeting on the design and planning of Domino's Farms.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
Ann Arbor AIA Meeting-Domino's Farms November 5, 1987

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
The Smithsonian Institution Lecture-"Organic Core of the Modern Movement," November 16, 1987

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
Kathy Blair Interview for Ann Arbor News December 29, 1987 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
Interview with Student Jan Iversen; "How Gunnar Birkerts Approaches Structure" 1988 January 07 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-117-1])
(Student interviews Gunnar Birkerts on structure and architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
"Creativity, Subconscious, etc."; Interview with Yasser Mansour 1988 January 16 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-118-1])
(Interview with Yasser Mansour discussing architecture and aesthetics. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-118-2])
(Interview with Yasser Mansour discussing architecture and aesthetics. Transcript of lecture available at the Bentley Historical Library.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
Yasser Mansour Interview (side B) January 16, 1988

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
State Capital Restoration Master Plan Presentation, Lansing, Michigan-R. Frank and G. Birkerts (tape dated January 2, 1988) February 2, 1988

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
University of Michigan Honors Studio; "You and Your Mind" 1988 October (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-120-1])
(Recording of a Gunnar Birkerts lecture entitled "You and Your Mind.") (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-120-2])
(Recording of a Gunnar Birkerts lecture entitled "You and Your Mind.") (mp3 file) [access item]
 
1988-1991, undated
Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
Yasser Mansour Interview October 15, 1988

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
Tele-Interview: Mississippi State University 1988 October 20 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-122-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discussing his life and interests in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-122-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts discussing his life and interests in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
Steelcase Lecture, Grand Rapids, Michigan-"Power of the Mind," November 15, 1988

(*)

(#)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
University of Michigan Lecture "Concepts/Mind"; PY2; Hartman Introduction 1988 November 16 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-124-1])
(Recording of a Gunnar Birkerts lecture entitled "Concepts/Mind.") (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-124-2])
(Recording of a Gunnar Birkerts lecture entitled "Concepts/Mind.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
Yasser Mansour Interview December 31, 1988

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
Tower News Announcement: WWJ Channel 4 1988 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-126-1])
(Television news announcement for a sculpture at Domino's Farms on the slanted tower design or "Leaning Tower of Pizza.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
University of Michigan Lecture-"The Organic Does Not Deconstruct," January 12, 1989

(*)

(#)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
Alberta Association of Architects Speech; Calgary, Alberta, Canada 1989 April 08-09 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-128-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts giving a speech in Alberta, Canada on architecture and his projects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-128-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts giving a speech in Alberta, Canada on architecture and his projects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 8
Interview with Landon Walker and Bill Awddey, Metro/Jacksonville, Florida 1989 April 27 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-129-1])
(Begins with Saxophone Quartet by Alexander Glazunov. Gunnar Birkerts interviewed by Landon Walker and Bill Awddey on a radio station in Jacksonville, Florida.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
University of Michigan John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture-"The Virtue of Being Serious," March 1, 1990 (tape dated, April 1, 1990 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
Walker Art Center Lecture, Minneapolis, Minnesota-"Federal Reserve Bank Retrofit," July 18, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
Dayton AIA Speech; "Retrospective and Current" 1991 May 16 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-132-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts speaking at the Dayton American Institute of Architects. Lecture is entitled "Retrospective and Current.") (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-132-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts speaking at the Dayton American Institute of Architects. Lecture is entitled "Retrospective and Current.") (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4  
Lecture West Virginia Chapter, AIA 1991 September 20 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-133-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing for the West Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-133-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing for the West Virginia chapter of the American Institute of Architects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 9
University of Michigan Brown Bag Lecture 1991 October 18 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-134-1])
(Gunnars Birkerts discussing architecture and projects he is involved in Ann Arbor and Michigan.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-134-2])
(Gunnars Birkerts discussing architecture and projects he is involved in Ann Arbor and Michigan.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
"Conversations Regarding the Future of Architecture"; "Frank Lloyd Wright" [Undated] (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-135-1])
(Tape recordings of with Ernest Kump, Gordon Bunshaft, Philip Johnson, Eero Saarinen, and others on modern architecture and architects.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-135-2])
(Recording of Frank Lloyd Wright discussing aesthetics and architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
 
1990
 
University of Oklahoma-Bruce Goff Professorship Series
Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Lecture I October 31, 1990

(*)

(#)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Lecture II-"Organic Architecture," November 13, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Seminar-"Nature of Imagination," and "Necessity for Design Process," October 16, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Jim Kudrna Seminar-"Introduction to Education," October 16, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Tom Brine Seminar-"Office Practice," October 16, 1990

(#)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Seminar-"The Act of Representation," October 30, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Seminar-"Society and Self," November 5, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Seminar-"Eero Saarinen Slide Show," November 5, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Theory Seminar November 13, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Jim Kudrna Theory Seminar November 13, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Jim Kudrna Third Year Seminar November 15, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Seminar-"Context, Site, etc," November 15, 1990

(*)

(#)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Seminar-"Means, Materials and Structure," December 5, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Elinor Weinel Seminar-"The Role of Critique," December 6, 1990

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Lecture; Tulsa AIA & Students 1990 October 18 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-150-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts giving a lecture in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Side 1 is the second part of the tape.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-150-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts giving a lecture in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Side 2 is the first part of the tape.) (mp3 file) [access item]
 
1992-1994
Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
University of Wisconsin Lecture, Milwaukee-"Polygonal/Underground," March 25, 1992

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 10
Wes Janz Interview on Eero Saarinen 1992 July 22 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-152-1])
(Wes Janz interviewing Gunnar Birkerts on Eero Saarinen.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-152-2])
(Wes Janz interviewing Gunnar Birkerts on Eero Saarinen.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Reflective Studio Seminar March 13, 1993

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Lawrence Technological University Lecture-"Expression," April 1, 1993

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Los Angeles Lecture-"Process and Expression," May 21, 1993

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
University of Colorado and N. Colorado AIA Lecture October 15, 1993

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Interview with Dr. George M. Goodwin; "Frank Lloyd Wright and Domino's Farms" 1993 December 16 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-157-1])
(Part 1 of 2; Phone interview discussing the relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and Domino's Farms) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-157-2])
(Part 1 of 2; Phone interview discussing the relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and Domino's Farms) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Church of the Servant Dedication Lecture, Grand Rapids, Michigan February 13, 1994

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Interview with Ted Sandstra for Dialogue (Calvin College Journal) March 14, 1994

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Fiat/Torino Interview 1994 March 28 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1; no Side 2] ([02103-SR-161-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts being interviewed (speeching English) while others are speaking and translating into Italian.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Kemper Museum Opening, Kansas City 1994 September 26 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-162-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts and others giving speeches on the Kemper Museum at its opening ceremony.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-162-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts and others giving speeches on the Kemper Museum at its opening ceremony.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Lecture-"Design Process" October 7, 1994

(*)

 
1994-1998, undated
Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Michigan Technological University Board of Control - 9:30 AM Session - Duplicate 1994 November 18 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-164-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts and other discussing architectural projects at Michigan Technical University.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-164-2])
(Gunnar Birkerts and other discussing architectural projects at Michigan Technical University.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
Bill Lacy Interview Regarding Purchase College, SUNY Master Plan June 19, 1996

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 11
Interview for Otago Daily Times, Dunedin, New Zea 1996 August 28 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-166-1])
(Interview of Birkerts in New Zealand discussing architecture projects in that country.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-166-2])
(Recording of interview of Birkerts on TV news discussing architectural conferences and projects in New Zealand.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
New Zealand Institute of Architects Lecture, Dunedin, NZ August 29, 1996

(*)

(#)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
Delft Underground Symposium 1997 March 17-18 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-168-1])
(Symposium featuring various speakers (including Gunnar Birkerts) on construction, architecture, and underground design.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-168-2])
(Symposium featuring various speakers (including Gunnar Birkerts) on construction, architecture, and underground design.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
Delft Underground Workshop March 19, 1997

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
Modena Speech September 19-20, 1997 (2 audiotapes)

(*)

Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
Columbus, Indiana Lecture; "You Are What You Have Been" 1998 January 11 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-172-1])
(Gunnars Birkerts giving a lecture entitled "You Are What You Have Been.") (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-172-2])
(Gunnars Birkerts giving a lecture entitled "You Are What You Have Been." Birkerts discusses the Dominos Farm's building.) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
Columbus, Indiana Lecture; Wes Roy, Radio Interview - Cheryl Scott "The Republic" 1998 January 11 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-173-1])
(There are two interviews on this side. Wes Roy interviews ends at 15:30, Cheryl Scott interview begins at 15:40.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-173-2])
(Recording of a male voice speaking in an unknown language, possibly Latvian?) (mp3 file) [access item]
Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
Wes Roy Radio Interview and Cheryl Scott Interview for The Republic, (side B) 1998
Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
UIA/UNESCO Seminar at Cranbrook-"Lifelong Learning," 1998 (microcassette)
Box   4 Con.   Con. 12
"Welcome to the New Federal Reserve Bank" For Use With Filmstrips [Undated] (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
  Online  
[Side 1] ([02103-SR-175-1])
(Tape recording describing the new Federal Reserve Bank building as part of a filmstrip.) (mp3 file) [access item]
  Online  
[Side 2] ([02103-SR-175-2])
(Tape recording describing the new Federal Reserve Bank building as part of a filmstrip.) (mp3 file) [access item]
 
Videotapes of Speeches, Lectures and Interviews

(* = also available on audiotape)

(# = also available in written transcript)

Box   5  
University of Illinois Plym Convocation Forum-"Three Plym Professors: Birkerts, Esherik & Takayama," 09/15/1985
Box   5  
"Michigan Replay" Television Interview with Birkerts-New Football Building circa 1985
Box   5  
"Autograph" Television Interview by Marilyn McKay with Tom Monaghan undated
Box   5  
University of Iowa College of Law Dedication Ceremony and News Preview October 18, 1986

(#)

Box   5  
Channel 4 News Coverage of Papal Visit to Detroit and Interview with Birkerts September, 1987

(#)

Box   5  
"Architectural Mode" by Sony Corp.-Birkerts' Discussion of Corning Museum of Glass 1987
Box   5  
Steelcase Lecture, Grand Rapids, Michigan-"The Power of the Mind" November 15, 1988

(*)

(#)

Box   5  
University of Michigan Lecture-"The Organic Does Not Deconstruct," January 12, 1989

(#)

Box   5  
Rice Design Alliance Lecture, Houston-"The Saarinen Legacy," October 18, 1989
Box   5  
Kelly & Company Television Show-Domino's Farms Development Controversy undated
 
University of Oklahoma-Bruce Goff Professorship Series
Box   5  
Studio October 15, 1990
Box   5  
Lecture I October 31, 1990

(*)

(#)

Box   5  
Tom Brine Seminar-"How to Obtain a Job and Office Practice," and Studio 10/16/1990

(#)

Box   5  
Studios and Seminar Three 10/24/1990, 10/31/1990
Box   5  
Studio Critiques 10/30/1990, 11/14/1990
Box   5  
Studio Critique and Elinor Weinel Seminar-"Context, Site, etc," November 15, 1990

(*)

(#)

Box   5  
"Torino Sviluppo-Progetto di Gunnar Birkerts" (in Italian) circa 1990
Box   5  
University of Washington Law School Interview with Birkerts and Rohlfing September 30, 1993
Box   5  
Cross of Christ Interview with Birkerts and Gholz November 14, 1995
Box   5  
Kalamazoo Art Institute Conceptual Presentation undated
Box   5  
New Zealand Institute of Architects Lecture, Dunedin, NZ, August 29, 1996. (PAL format)

(*)

(#)

Box   5  
"Dominatin' with Donovan," Domino's Talk Show Interview with Tom Monaghan, Gunnar Birkerts and David Upgren 1997
Box   5  
Holtzman & Silverman Office Building, Southfield, Michigan, Interview by Video Protection Service, Inc. undated