Gunnar Birkerts papers: 1930-2017
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Transcripts of Interviews [subseries]

The second sub-series within the Professional Papers series, Transcripts of Interviews, relates to interviews given by Birkerts from 1982 to 2000. The interviews tend to focus on his professional career, his design philosophy and creative process, or a particular project on which he was working at the time. Some of the interviews (noted by an *) can be heard on the corresponding audiotapes, which are listed in the Audio-Visual Materials subseries. The researcher should be aware that additional interviews can be found in the Sources Used for Publication subseries.

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Gregg Yeomans for Dichotomy (University of Detroit) May 1982
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"Gunnar Birkerts Interviewed by G.B." for Reflections (University of Illinois) Fall 1983, December 1982
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Charles Gandee for Architectural Record January 10, 1983

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Charles Mertz-Regarding Detroit and Midwest Heritage January 11, 1983

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Robert A. Benson-Regarding Domino's Farms Master Plan June 20, 1984

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Diana Lennon for Detroit Free Press-"Taste," July 29, 1986

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Jim Schwartz November 6, 1986

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Andrea Dean (phone interview) 1986
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Robert A. Benson for Inland Architect-"An Interview with Gunnar Birkerts," January-February 1986
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Jim Schwartz for Engineering News Record January 6, 1987

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Bob Bauer for Michigan Alumnus-"Creativity," September 30, 1987

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Kathy Blair for Ann Arbor News December 29, 1987

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Yasser Mansour January 16, 1988

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Ted Sandstra for Dialogue (Calvin College Journal) March 14, 1994

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Kay Kaiser for World Architecture May 1994
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Bill Lacy-Regarding Purchase College, SUNY Master Plan June 19, 1996

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Riga, Latvia, Interview-"Arhitekturaj Jabut Laikmetigai Nevis Modernai," August 2000
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Unidentified Interview regarding Italian Period undated