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TACK Final Conference – Call for Papers

The TACK Final Conference will take place at ETH Zürich, 19–21 June 2023. For this event we invite submissions of both papers and objects.

Communities of Tacit Knowledge: Architecture and its Ways of Knowing

‘TACK / Communities of Tacit Knowledge: Architecture and its Ways of Knowing’ is a newly funded Innovative Training Network, as part of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions within the European Framework Program Horizon 2020. It trains young researchers in understanding the specific knowledge that architects use when designing buildings and cities. TACK gathers ten major academic institutions, three leading cultural architectural institutions as well as nine distinguished architecture design offices. Collaboratively these partners offer an innovative PhD training program on the nature of tacit knowledge in architecture, resulting in ten parallel PhD projects.

Experiences in Archival Secondments, August 12, 2022

Archival Surfaces: Report on Archival Secondment at AzW How can you touch the digital? Does it smell? Can architectural research trace the action and thinking process of both architects and archivists to uncover memories and thus knowledge about linked events? Read more

Nomination of ESR Claudia Mainardi for the Italian Pavilion, August 4, 2022

Together with her design and research collective Fosbury Architecture (F.A.), Claudia Mainardi has been nominated to be the curator for the Italian pavilion at the Architecture Biennale 2023 in Venice. Read more

TACK goes Under the Landscape, July 21, 2022

From Sunday 26 to Wednesday 29 June 2022, five members of the TACK network met on the islands of Santorini and Therasia (Cyclades, Greece), in the context of the Symposium Under the Landscape; an interdisciplinary colloquium aiming to explore different conceptions of the – increasingly topical – notion of landscape. Read more