Event: Close Readings: Alan Colquhoun 1921–2012. A Centenary Colloquium. Online, 25 June 2021
06.00–12.00 US Pacific Time / 09.00–15.00 US Eastern Time / 14.00–20.00 British Summer Time / 15.00–21.00 Central Europe Time
In June 2021 we celebrate the centenary of Alan Colquhoun (1921–2012), prominent British architect, critic and theoretician. The goal of this online colloquium is to consider the continuing significance of Colquhoun’s writings, and the ways in which they continue to provoke and inform contemporary research. To this end, several generations of scholars gather to discuss the relevance of these writings to the current tasks of the architectural historian. With Kenneth Frampton, Joan Ockman, Anthony Vidler, Mari Hvattum, Stanislaus von Moos, Jana Ndiaye Berankova, Léa-Catherine Szacka, Ioanna Piniara, Charles L. Davis, Nikos Magouliotis, Cesare Birignani, Phillip Denny, Ayala Levin and others. Scientific Committee: Tom Avermaete (ETH Zurich), Adrian Forty (Emeritus Bartlett UCL), Kathleen James-Chakraborty (University College Dublin), and Patricia Morton (University of California, Riverside).
Colloquium jointly organized by Irina Davidovici (ETH Zurich) and Mary McLeod (GSAPP Columbia), in association with The Architecture Foundation, London, UK. The event is hosted on the streaming platform of The Architecture Foundation.
For detailed programme and to attend please visit the event website.