Rudolph Schindler in the American Southwest with Judith Sheine

This program is ongoing. 

Tucson Modernism Week

University of Oregon professor Judith Sheine will present on the work of major 20th-century architect Rudolph Schindler. The conversation will explore Schindler education in Vienna, travel to Chicago, time with Frank Lloyd Wright, and then discuss his travel to New Mexico and how it influenced his work including the T.P. Martin house and later his own Kings Road house. 

Judith Sheine is a Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Oregon and is an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor. Sheine served as UO Department of Architecture Head 2012-17 and, previously, was Professor and Chair of the Architecture Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 2002-12. She is the Director of Design for the TallWood Design Institute, a collaboration between the University of Oregon’s College of Design and Oregon State University’s Colleges of Forestry and Engineering focused on the advancement of timber manufacturing and design. Sheine is also an award-winning architect whose projects have been published internationally and she has been recognized as the leading authority on the work of R.M. Schindler; her publications on the architect include R.M. Schindler (Phaidon Press, 2001) and her most recent book, Schindler, Kings Road and Southern California Modernism (University of California Press, 2012), co-authored with Robert Sweeney. 

This event was recorded Friday November 5, 2021