12th AHRA International Conference & Call for Papers
This Thing Called Theory
Leeds Beckett University
School of Art, Architecture and Design
Leeds, United Kingdom
Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st November 2015
This conference proposes Theory as a form of architectural practice which opposes the instrumentalization of its use. It aims to explore the status of Theory in architecture through an examination of instances in current practice, and invites critical reconsiderations of the role of Theory in architecture, its successes and shortcomings. It seeks to trigger discussions, arguments and polemics around this thing called Theory.
Call for Papers: http://www.thisthingcalledtheory.org/call-for-papers/4587708712
Deadline for abstracts 4th May 2015
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