Each year the History of Architecture and Built Environment (HABE) research group in ESALA welcomes guest speakers and colleagues to present an evening seminar on their research.
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Book launch of Architectural Drawings as Investigating Devices: Architecture’s Changing Scope in the 20th Century
The book diagnoses the dominant epistemological debates in architecture and urbanism during the 20th and 21st centuries and is based on extensive archival research in Canada, the USA and Europe.
The panel will discuss how architectural design education can bring attention to the issue of health equity, its historical background, and gaps in the field by turning to insights from historical documentation, archiving, and curatorial practices and methods.
Free hybrid lectures from the University of Edinburgh
Epidemic Urbanism Initiative 2023 International Design Competition: Webinars with Jury and Commentators
The webinars will feature short design videos prepared by the shortlisted teams that include design professionals, architecture students, and healthcare practitioners.
The aim of the conference series is to compare the uses, practices and techniques applied in the gardens of Europe and East Asia. With the fourth edition of the conference series we extend the discourse to the Islamic cultural sphere. Alongside a certain form of universality in the function of the garden (pleasure, display of power, ceremonial, reclusion but also production), the scholars are questioning, from one continent to another, the extraordinary diversity of the elements that make up a garden, of the forms and devices that implement it and of the representations that express its nature.
A special online panel organized around the discussion of editorial politics and Open Access as ways for scholarly publications to perform as agents of activism.
This visit allows you to (re)discover Art Nouveau, its multiple forms and different media on which it was used until it became a form of art.
This workshop gives participants the opportunity to examine and discuss the architectural drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and his contemporaries using facsimiles.
A series of talks and discussions showcasing new research and approaches to thinking about buildings, cities, and landscapes in Britain and elsewhere.
Marianna Charitonidou explores how the mutations of the means of representation in architecture and urban planning relate to the significance of city’s inhabitants.
The aim of this symposium is to investigate emerging themes, identifying those figures, exhibitions, editorial
projects and paradigmatic constructions that support, or that have driven, particular critical approaches.