A Dialogue of the Arts: Concepts of Sacred Spaces in Architecture and its Description in Literature from Early Modern Times to the Present
The aim of the 6th International Conference is to question phenomena “which lie between these poles” of sacred and profane space, and this by relying on literature of different languages from early modern period to the present.
Fortification and sovereign powers (1180-1340): Fortified architecture and territorial control in the 13th century
This international conference aims to compare the latest research in the field in order to understand the similarities of these sovereign administrative and architectural policies across Europe.
International colloquium under the direction of Elisa Boeri (Polimi), Pierre Coffy (Paris 1/UniMi), Francesca Mattei (Roma Tre)
The conference will examine the course of musealization – particularly typification, medialization, historicization and objectification – as formative elements in the new contextualization of architecture.
Following on the conference “Building the Presence of the Prince” held in Utrecht in November of 2019, this international symposium aims to reunite experts from different historiographical fields (History, Art History, Architectural History and Political Thought), with the objective of developing a comparative analysis on the way royal spaces were maintained from a transnational and diachronic (14th–19th century) perspective.
Knowledge, Interpretations and Dissemination: Circulations in Mediterranean Architectural Culture between XVII and XVIII Centuries
This conference aims to investigate the circulation, dissemination, and appropriation of architectural novelties of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, placing relations with Italy at the centre of attention and broadening the gaze over the entire Mediterranean.
The Mausoleum’s invisibility entails that it is not the monument itself that will be investigated here, but rather the ensemble of texts, images and architectural projects referring to this central but unknowable model.
The various North-South exchanges that took place in the name of ‘development’ have left a deep imprint on the geopolitical landscape of postcolonial Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The Iconic Houses Foundation is proud to present its 6th International Iconic Houses Conference in September 2021.
CONFERENCE: Public Space: The Real and the Ideal. 5th Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture. Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland and Online, 2 – 5 July 2021
Conference: Public Space: The Real and the Ideal. 5th Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture. Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland and Online, 2 - 5 July 2021 Although public spaces are everywhere, and used extensively, the...
CONFERENCE: Architecture und Democratization: Overlooked witnesses to Allied intervention in occupied Germany after 1945. Online, 3-5 June 2021
Conference: Architecture und Democratization: Overlooked witnesses to Allied intervention in occupied Germany after 1945. Online, 3-5 June 2021 In 2019 and 2020, Germany marked 70 years since its post-war division into East and West and 30 years since reunification....
CONFERENCE: Architectures of Colonialism: Constructed Histories, Conflicting Memories. Online, 16-19 June 2021
CONFERENCE: Architectures of Colonialism: Constructed Histories, Conflicting Memories. Online, 16-19 June 2021 BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, DFG Research Training Group 1913 “Cultural and Technological Significance of Historic Buildings” The programme of the international...