Gunnar Birkerts papers: 1930-2017
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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)

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

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 1
University of Michigan Lecture; "Quo Vadis" 1974 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-6-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Michigan. Lecture entitled "Quo Vadis.") (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-8-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at New York Institute of Technology.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-10-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts at the University of Michigan Seminar, talk entitled "Visualize.") (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-11-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts dictating a monograph, circa 1978.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[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

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

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan Faculty Design Meeting 1979 October 30 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-17-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts dictating notes and letters in both English and Latvian.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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)
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[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

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 2
University of Michigan; Methodology I Seminar 1981 September (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-25-1])
(October 21, 1981 (side A); Gunnar Birkerts lecturing at the University of Pennsylvania.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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

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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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-29-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts making remarks and a speech at a hospital.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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)
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-32-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture and his experiences and heritage.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 4
Telecon "Lunchline" Ball State University 1983 March 15 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-57-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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

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

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

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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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-61-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts discusses form and theory in modern architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-62-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts interviewed on Eero Saarinen and his architecture and designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-63-1])
(September 12, 1983. Tape and digitized file speed up during playback.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)

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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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-63-1])
(September 12, 1983. Tape and digitized file speed up during playback.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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

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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)
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[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]
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[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

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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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-73-1])
(1984 September 17; Gunnar Birkerts discussing aesthetics and form in architecture.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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

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

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

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

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
"Thoughts to Kay Kaiser Regarding Writing" 1984 September (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
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[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)

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Box   3 Con.   Con. 6
Robert Benson IV Interview 1985 August 19 (Audio Cassette, Compact Cassette, 1 7/8 ips)
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[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)
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-85-1])
("Design Methodology" I. Gunnar Birkert discusses architecture and the genesis of his designs.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-87-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts lecturing on the subject of individuality and creativity.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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)
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-90-1])
(Panelists include G. Olving, K. Brown, W. Jarrett, G. Birkerts.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[Side 1] ([02103-SR-91-1])
(Gunnar Birkerts interviewed on his design of the Corning Glass Museum.) (mp3 file) [access item]
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[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)
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[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]
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[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
Box   16  
"Construction of a Steel Suspended Structure: The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis," Film by Balthazar Korab August 1977 (1 videocassettes)
Box   16  
Modena Architecture Symposium 1997 (3 videocassettes)
Box   16  
"Columbus, IN, Architecture," Birkerts Interview with Nancy Calloway, 4/8/2000
Box   16  
"Making All Things New: The Rededication of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament," 3/25/2003
Box   16  
Birkerts Interview by KDN Videoworks, Inc. 2/15/2004
Box   16  
"The Castle of Light: National Library of Latvia" 2005
Box   16  
"Michigan Modern," Birkerts Interview by Eric Hill 2011 (1 compact discs (1 cd with transcript))