The Berlage

Theory Master ClassSymposium Room K

The Open University and Broadcasting the Modern Movement

Tim Benton

Tim Benton is Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Open University. He has also taught at Columbia University, Williams College, and the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. He was the course team chair of "A305, History of Architecture and Design 1890–1939,” the first Open University course on the history of architecture. His research interests include Le Corbusier’s work of the 1920s and 1930s and the history of modern architecture and design. For several years he has been working on Le Corbusier’s domestic architectural designs (1914-1935) which includes a study of all the architectural drawings and documents associated with these projects. He has developed computer software for the analysis of architectural drawings as part of this research.

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