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Building/Object – Shared and Contested Territories of Design and Architecture

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Life in Ruins: The Fetishisation of Decay in Contemporary Architecture – 7 June

When: 7th June 2022, 6pmWhere: Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PDFree booking via Eventbrite Many new buildings today don’t look so new at all, with their scuffed surfaces and carefully retained fragments of older structures. These tendencies respond to… Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Architectural Heritage: Modernism, Identity and Survival – 24 May

Image copyright © Courtauld Institute of Art Architecture, Space and Society Centre is proud to announce an event dedicated to Ukrainian architectural heritage. Three eminent experts will raise awareness of Ukraine’s architectural history, the threat it is currently under, and… Continue Reading →

Towards a Spatial Critique of Student Experience – 20 May

When: 20 May 2022, 18:00Venue: Birkbeck 43 Gordon SquareBook your place ‘Student experience’ has become a ubiquitous term in the discourse of contemporary universities, yet its meaning remains opaque. In its most immediate (and positive) sense it denotes a holistic approach to… Continue Reading →

Art Nouveau, Jugendstil: the Creations, Creators and New Studies – 27 May

Presentation and panel discussion on new approaches to the art and design of the fin-de-siecle. In-person.

Archival Urge: Collecting Histories of Architecture in West Africa – 26 May

Symposium celebrating three projects that ‘collect’ histories of architecture in different ways and exploring the diverse formats of archive-making.

The National Treasure, The Real Estate Speculators and a Heritage Battle: The Story of Joze Plecnik’s Stadium in Ljubljana – 19 May

Architect, editor and publicist Miloš Kosec on the story of Jože Plečnik’s Stadium in Ljubljana and its exclusion from the Unesco World Heritage List.

Urban Governance and Civic Participation in Words and Stone: Urbanism in Central Europe 1200-1600 – Deadline 20th March

ASSC is happy to announce a new opportunity for post-graduate students and post-doc working in the field of history, art/architectural history, archivists and curators of municipal document or art collections with medieval holdings, specialists in urban tourism and heritage management.  The summer… Continue Reading →

Expansion, Invasion, Contestation. On the Spatial Politics of Education in the 1960s and 1970s – 18th March

Tom Holert, Harun Farocki Institut Date: Friday 18 March 2022Time: 6pm (GMT)Online: MS Teams No need to book. Join the event online via the link here and below Expansion, Invasion, Contestation. On the Spatial Politics of Education in the 1960s… Continue Reading →

Document Fever: Encounters with the architecture of the *colonial architecture archive – 25 February

Symposium organised by the Architectural Association in collaboration with ASSC

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