Eric Parry Architects, Volume 5

Live recording of the book launch of Eric Parry Architects, Volume 5 (Artifice, 2023) at Eric Parry Architects, London, on 26 June 2024. With Dagmar Motycka Weston (Author) and Eric Parry (Architect):

00:00 Introduction and acknowledgements
03:03 Working on Volume 5
04:07 Architectural studio projects and building in the real world
07:14 Context and making
08:12 Continuity between the real and the academic world
11:40 Difference between academic projects and the real world
12:36 The quality of making
The integrity of stone and ceramics
On stone in architecture
17:44 The collaboration with artists
18:27 On public art in architecture
20:34 Urban order
22:15 The bridge between theory, history and studio

The fifth book in the series documenting the recent work by Eric Parry Architects, Volume 5 explores cultural, residential and commercial projects, from London’s Fen Court, 30 St James’s Square, Carlton House Terrace, Vicarage Gate, Buckingham Palace Road, Chelsea Barracks and One Undershaft to Cambridge University Press & Assessment, One Chamberlain Square in Birmingham and Wilmar Headquarters in Singapore. With an introduction by David Leatherbarrow and main text by Dagmar Motycka Weston, Volume 5 focuses on the practice’s approach to craft and materials in a variety of contextual interventions.

Produced by Feature Hut Films for Eric Parry Architects.