Call for Papers: Wer bestimmt die Architektur? Netzwerke, Wettbewerbe und der öffentliche Diskurs. Workshop zum Nachlass von Max Bächer – Preisrichter, Architekt und Publizist (1925–2011). Frankfurt am Main, 16-17 January 2019.
This event is part of a cooperation project between the Institute of Art History of the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, the Department of Architecture of the TU Darmstadt and the German Architecture Museum. Travel and Accommodation costs will be supported to the participants by the Rhine-Main Universities alliance.
Proposals may be submitted in English or German, at least a passive knowledge of German is required for participation. Please send applications with brief abstracts and brief CVs by E-mail to: Frederike Lausch (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Deadline for submission: 8 October 2018
The full CfP (in German) can be downloaded here.
In the last chapter of L’architecture au futur depuis 1889, Jean-Louis Cohen listed several “vanishing points” that, although barely visible in the distance, would allow architecture to escape the unrelenting aspiration for originality, newness, monumentality,...