Program

Day 1 – Thursday, 5 November

 

13h        Welcome

13.30     Panel 1: Environmental Matters

 

Juliana Yat Shun Kei, University of Liverpool, UK:

The Environmental Metaphors between Architecture and Ecology c.1965

 

Christian Vöhringer, Universität Stuttgart, Germany:

Ahh, Landschaft! Metaphorical uses of landscape in office, work and research environments

 

14.45     Break

15h        Panel 2: Organic Urbanisms

 

Lina Dima, University of Thessaly, Greece:

Organic City. Modern Aspects of the Biological Metaphor in Architecture and Urbanism

 

Alejandro Campos, TU Delft, Netherlands:

Analogy versus Metaphor. Aldo van Eyck’s poetic images in-between fields

 

16.15     Break

16.45     Social Event

Day 2 – Friday, 6 November

 

12.50    Short welcome to second day

13h        Panel 3: Metaphor as Method

 

Avishek Ray, National Institute of Technology Silchar, India:

The Highway as a Metaphor. COVID Pandemic and the Politics of Mobility

 

Peng Xue, University of Edinburgh, UK:

From Metaphor to Paradigm: The Apocryphal Stories of the Mustard Seed Garden Reveals Dashilar as Heterotopic Urbanism

 

14.15     Break

14.30    Panel 4: Knowledge Foundations

 

Michael Friedman, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany:

Changes of the Architectural Metaphor in Mathematics during the 19th and the 20th century

 

Michael Faciejew, Princeton University, USA:

The Documentation Center: A Material Genealogy of ‘Information Architecture’

 

15.45    Break

16.15     Panel 5: Metaphorical Frameworks

 

Inés Toscano, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany:

Metaphors at the Top! Denise Scott Brown’s Speculative Feminist Analysis of the Sociology of Architecture

 

Ingrid Quintana-Guerrero, University of Los Andes, Colombia:

Inmundo: Architectural Metaphors from the Edge of the World

Day 3 – Saturday, 7 November

 

11.50     Short welcome to third day

12h        Panel 6: Memories of Space

 

Nadia Falfoul, University of Kairouan, Tunisia:

Disturbing Scenes: Architecture as Metaphor in Women’s Stories

 

Juno Hoay-Fern Ooi, University of Malaya, Malaysia:

Architecture as Political Spectre: The Rangoon University Student Union (RUSU) Building

 

13.15     Break

13.30    Panel 7: Constructive Metaphors

 

Konrad Matyjaszek, Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland:

Concrete Abstractions: Production of Working Architectural Metaphors in the Design Practice of Warsaw’s Socialist Realism (1949-1956)

 

Mokọ́ládé Johnson, University of Lagos, Nigeria:

Yorùbá Metaphor in Contemporary Public Realm Architecture

 

Devika Prakash, TU München, Germany:

The Metaphorical ‘Co-Construction’ of the Smart City: Studying urban future as envisioned by India’s Smart Cities Mission

 

15h        Break

15.30    Closing Remarks

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