In this film, Léa-Catherine Szacka shares research from her project, ‘A World Wide Book: Charles Jencks and the Language of Post-Modern Architecture, 1977–1991’. In her research, she uses material from the Archive and Library of The Cosmic House, designed by Charles Jencks.
This project was supported by the Mid-Career Fellowship.
A World Wide Book: Charles Jencks and the Language of Post-Modern Architecture, 1977–1991
Léa-Catherine Szacka is a Senior Lecturer in Architectural Studies at University of Manchester and member of the Manchester Architecture Research Group (MARG). Szacka has lectured and published widely on postmodern architecture and has acted as editor, with Charles Jencks and Eva Branscome, for the 2011 re-edition of The Post-modern Reader. Szacka is also the author of Exhibiting the Postmodern: the 1980 Venice Architecture Biennale (Marsilio, 2016, winner of the SAHGB 2017 Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion).