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Hejduk is noted for having had a profound interest in the fundamental issues of shape, organization, representation, and reciprocity.

He worked in several offices in New York including that of I. Pei and Partners and the office of A. He established his own practice in New York City in His early work and curriculum grew from a set of exercises exploring cubes, grids, and frames, through an examination of square grids placed within diagonal containers set against an occasional curving wall, towards a series of experiments with flat planes and curved masses in various combinations and colors.


Education of an Architect by John Hejduk (1991, Paperback)

The architectural historian K. Michael Hays has described Hejduk’s architecture as one of “Encounter”, describing Hejduk’s objects as seeming “impossibly, to be aware of us, to address us.

And yet we see not the gratifying reflection of ourselves we had hoped for but another thing, looking back at us, watching us, placing us”, articulating Hejduk’s work from a post-modern Lacanian perspective as more “literary” than that of his peers. Hejduk is associated with several schools, including the New York Five with architects Peter EisenmanRichard MeierMichael Gravesand Charles Gwathmey whose early works are described in Five Architects[3] [4] and the Texas Rangersa group of innovative architects and professors at the Texas School of Architecture, Austinwhose other well-known participants include Colin Rowe and Werner Seligmann.

Contemporary theorists, researchers, and academics publishing work and research by and about John Hejduk include K. Michael Hays[5] Mark Linder[6] R.

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