Architectural Masterpiece: Paving the Way for the Future - UC San Diego Geisel Library

11/23/2020; 78 minutes

It has been called many things—a spaceship, a large mushroom, an enormous concrete and glass jewel held aloft by concrete fingers … the list goes on. UC San Diego's flagship building, Geisel Library, fascinates and captures the imaginations of all who encounter it. At this virtual event, a panel of experts peel back the layers of its history and explore the basic architectural principles that make this icon an architectural masterpiece. Lynda Corey Claassen, director of Special Collections & Archives at the UC San Diego Library, moderate the discussion with Caroline Acheatel, Teddy Cruz and Kevin deFreitas. Recorded on 11/18/2020. (#36219)

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