Book Launch Event: Drawing and Experiencing Architecture

January 24, 2023

Amphitheater Goethe-Institut Athen. 24 January 2023, 6:00 pm
14-16 Omirou 10672 Athens Greece

During the book launch of the book Drawing and Experiencing Architecture by Marianna Charitonidou, the following speakers will talk about the book:
– Marianna Charitonidou, Postdoctoral Researcher Athens School of Fine Arts
– Andreas Giacumacatos, Professor Athens School of Fine Arts
– Georgios Xiropaidis, Professor Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences
– Constantinos Moraitis, Professor National Technical University of Athens
– Anastasios Kotsiopoulos, Professor Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
The discussion about the book will be coordinated by the chief editor of the magazine
Archetype Manolis Oikonomou.

Marianna Charitonidou
Drawing and Experiencing Architecture
The Evolving Significance of City’s Inhabitants in the 20th Century
How were the concepts of the observer and user in architecture and urban planning transformed throughout the 20th and 21st centuries? Marianna Charitonidou explores how the mutations of the means of representation in architecture and urban planning relate to the significance of city’s inhabitants. She investigates Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s fascination with perspective, Team Ten’s interest in the humanisation of architecture and urbanism, Constantinos Doxiadis and Adriano Olivetti’s role in reshaping the relationship between politics and urban planning during the postwar years, Giancarlo De Carlo’s architecture of participation, Aldo Rossi’s design methods, Denise Scott Brown’s active socioplactics and Bernard Tschumi’s conception praxis.
For info: Marianna Charitonidou

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