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.
The Communities of Tacit Knowledge network is pleased to announce a last TACK talk : “How to reach out to communities of practice”. Join us on Thursday, May 6th, when this question will be addressed in a roundtable discussion between three distinguished architectural cultural institutes as well as partners in our TACK Network.
The second round of the TACK Talks entitled “How to? A guide through knowing” took place online between 11 March 2021 and 08 April 2021. Three ESRs have written brief reports on the talks.
The two-week intensive summer school for early stage researchers (ESR) will take place in September 2021, and will be organized by the early stage researcher working on the ‘Transmitting Tacit Knowledge‘ research project, Hamish Lonergan (ETH). This summer school will focus on the role that tacit knowledge plays in architectural education, and (particularly) on the ways in which it is transferred.
At the start of this two-week summer school, a customized reader will be made available, which provides key texts and drawings, as well as outlining the aim and tasks of the summer school.
The call for participation in the summer school will open at the start of June 2021. A detailed program will be published beforehand.