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The special issue will examine and theorize the transformations in built environments which occurred throughout history and in recent years following climatic changes and their induced mobilities.
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.
This Talk Series brings together renowned academics and scholars of Japanese architecture and urbanism with the intent to present an overview of representative examples of buildings and designers which prompted a radical phase of change in the construction of larger cities and new modern buildings and infrastructures in Japan from the Meiji Era to the contemporary period.
The conference aims to sample how the work of architectural historians, and contemporary architectural scholarship more broadly, relates to the analytical categories and concepts belonging to the Marxist tradition, and to open out new lines of research and theoretical enquiry.
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.
Marianna Charitonidou explores how the mutations of the means of representation in architecture and urban planning relate to the significance of city’s inhabitants.
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.
In this online session, the hosts have a discussion on the intersections of art, urban politics and protest in the Middle East in the form of public display of sculpture and art, especially as is related to issues of displacement, dispossession, diaspora and national identities.