The 4th intermediate meeting at ABKW took place online between 28th June 2021 and 30th June 2021. Paula Strunden, ESR based in Vienna, has written a brief report on the event.
Margitta Buchert, academic partner of the TACK research project, edited the new a_ku publication ‘Intentions of Reflexive Design’:
How do intentions enroll into the practice of architecture and landscape design and research? How do they become operative to orientate, clarify, and energize the creative process, and in what ways do they inform design and knowledge processes?
From July 2nd to July 5th, a few members of the TACK network will be participating at the 5th biennial conference of the International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture, that will be held at Monte Verità, in Switzerland. “The Real and the Ideal” of public space will be discussed by Tom Avermaete, as part of the scientific committee, and by Filippo Cattapan and Ionas Sklavounos, two ESRs who will each give a lecture respectively entitled “Between realistic description and ideal depiction: The representation of urban space at the time of humanism” and “Notes on the ‘city-oeuvre’ in the age of (intelligent) products”.
Mid-June, the Architecture Foundation released a YouTube video, as part of a full season addressing the development of Antwerp. The panel was based on the historical and contemporary qualities of Antwerp as well as the challenges it faces as a European mid-size city for the 21st century. Lara Schrijver, academic partner of the TACK research project and Professor in Architecture at the University of Antwerp, chaired the first conversation with her guests Anne Malliet (Office of the Flemish Government Architect), Saar Meganck (founding partner, Dhooge & Meganck architects) and Sara Elloukmani (PhD candidate in sociology, University of Antwerp).
Claudia Mainardi, one of the ESRs in the TACK network, will be tutoring an AA visiting school in Tuscany, ‘The Possibility of an Island’, from July 9th to July 17th 2021. Call for applications are open to Master and PhD students until June 29th.
Mara Trübenbach, one of the ESRs in the TACK network, was invited to participate in the publication “I’m Here” that is part of the exhibition Notes on Architecture and which will be presented on June 24th, at the Architektur Galerie Berlin as part of the festival Women in Architecture.
Filippo Cattapan, one of the ESRs in the TACK network, is organising together with EPFL and the Istituto Svizzero di Roma a summer school from July 18th to July 25th 2021 entitled “Promenades dans Rome: Assembly Practices between Visions, Ruins and Reconstructions”
On May 27th 2021 at 7:00pm (CEST), Tim Anstey, academic partner of the TACK research project, will be launching the international exhibition “Warburg Models” during the online Director’s seminar at the Warburg Institute. The exhibition will be open live at Blaker gamle meieri, Norway, from May 29th to June 15th 2021.
Paula Strunden, one of the ESRs in the TACK network, is organising two virtual reality events in the forthcoming weeks. On 31 May 2021, Paula will give a lecture entitled ‘Beyond Virtual Reality – Designing for the multi-sensory mind’ at the Social Design Class at Angewandte, and from August 2nd to August 8th, 2021, Paula will be teaching a virtual reality summer school for ten high school students, which will explore the role of kinesthetics in virtual reality at STORE STORE Rotterdam.
The 3rd intermediate meeting at POLIMI took place online between 3rd May 2021 and 5th May 2021. Claudia Mainardi, ESR based in Milano, has written a brief report on the event.