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Organised around four thematic fields, the conference looks at various issues and contexts that were relevant for Corboz – in particular for his contributions to the discourse on cities, territories and urbanised landscapes.
In the 2022/23 winter semester, the “Designed Orders” series will ask, in a total of six evening lectures, how design structures the interactions of various factors and what role the conditions, norms, and tools of design play.
The History of Architectural History. Genesis and development of a scientific discipline between national perspectives and European models
The symposium will analyse the genesis and development of architectural historiography within the panorama of historical sciences, especially in relation to the history of art.
The two symposium sessions will be followed by two Keynote Lectures with researchers Anne-Laure Iger, Alessandra Bruno and Sophie Jacquemin (ULB), and professor Lucía C. Pérez Moreno (KULeuven+UniZar).
FISH-A is a research project that sets out to trace a socioecological history of North Atlantic architecture in relation to fisheries, elucidating the relationships between marine environments and terrestrial landscapes and assessing the ecological impact of fishing constructions and the natural resources they depend upon.
Acting Institutions. Agents, Actors, and Authorities in Modern Architecture (between the 1890s and 1930s)
Beyond the conventional agents, the conference emphasises the role of institutions, interest groups, and individual actors in their historical meaning of power networks.
The University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning seeks applicants for an assistant professor tenure-track appointment in the history and theory of architecture and urbanism.
OELHO 15 will explore whether citizen participation in the different stages of the design process has, or may have, tangible consequences for the way the city is projected and experienced.
Is the notion of the laboratory used as a metaphor, indicating a different type of epistemological inquiry, or does it designate a distinct kind of praxis that distinguishes a lab from other ways of architectural practice through other ways of working?
The seventh issue of Stoà will therefore question the role of references as a methodological teaching tool, through a survey of teaching practices and ongoing pedagogical experiences, which refer to methods of research, interpretation, and introjection of knowledge through the comparison with its processes and its products.
Research subject areas include reevaluation of the concept of the ruin as testament to life cycles of urban orders and, focusing on architectural practice, the dynamics of order | disorder in computational design.
EPFL’s School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) invites applications for a faculty position in Architectural Design and Heritage. The position is open at the level of Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured).