Countless projects arise from contrasts, the latter can even lead to getting lost in an obsessive clash, as well as being useful in clarifying not only positions but also possibilities, sometimes to assert new habitability of spaces one needs to change direction, to change the way.
The book project Noetics without a Mind seeks contributions that engage with sense-making processes in the individuation of humans, technologies, and their affective environments.
The editors are seeking contributions that investigate the possible reconfiguration, reuse, and optimization of the extensive existing social housing units spread worldwide.
The plans and hopes of architects, planners, and city councils when developing modern infrastructure and housing not only focussed on elevating living standards; modern housing estates were also believed to support the development of ‘new communities’ within which pre-existing and widespread social problems would dissolve.
Global health crises, including the recent COVID-19 pandemic, create an urgent need to transform existing buildings and sites for both ongoing community care and emergency treatment. This adaptive reuse is the theme of the 2023 EUI Design Competition.
With this international conference the organizers wish to explore the appearances and functions of ephemeral objects, materials, and machineries used at court festivities, and their relations to spectacles and performances in general.
The colloquium aims to discuss how contemporary architecture deals with the existing built environment ‘as found’ from four different angles.
This issue of CONTESTI aims to stimulate an international debate on decommissioning and shrinkage processes.
This symposium views drawings as important moderators in this process of re-use and re-appropriation. The
past imagined through the drawing can predict a future that is no longer pure and linear, but hybrid and
This colloquium aims to discuss the challenges of building for the nation abroad with a particular
focus on the process of negotiation between the many actors involved.
This call explores the rarely considered but complex ecologies and ecological entanglements emerging after violence and destruction.
An international conference discussing the role of women in the creation of the spaces of the post-war Welfare States.