assemblea_final_2009-2019-lr Authenticity, Identities, Interventions/intervening, History, Anatomy, Infrastructure, Conflict Legacy, Contested Legacy, Narratives, Architectural Anthropology.

Rather than considering our built and unbuilt legacy as composed of isolated historical objects, it should be viewed as past, present and future; as carrier of (often invisible) relationships that both individuals and communities have with it. Legacies embody the changes in life, successive movements, memories and experiences. By learning how to observe and experience existing (infra-)structures and cultural landscapes, students come to substantial, (socially) sustainable interventions and dialogues, leading to thought-provoking insights. History can be an element of sublimation as an active partner that leads to wondering, excitement and expertise and induces a process of becoming conscious of what a social, cultural and ecological context really is. The discourse about legacy shall therefore rather be about which changes it can generate rather than merely seeing legacy as the subject of change.

Image:Dorsa Ali Zadeh, Master Dissertation Academic Year 2016-2017-The Ghost Client-Tutor: Gisèle Gantois


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