The seminar aims to reflect on the legacy of modernity and of the modern housing project. It questions the intellectual categories, the working methodologies and the concrete artefacts of Modernist architectural production by looking at one of its most paradigmatic fields of action and experimentation: large-scale housing estates of the post-war period. Exploring the long life of post-war housing projects is a means to bridge what is often considered both a closed chapter in the intellectual and material architectural culture of the last century and one of the most urgent questions of our time.
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Speakers: Andrea Migotto and Martino Tattara (KU Leuven), Gaia Caramellino (Politecnico di Milano), Michael Klein (TU Vienna), Nicola Russi and Federico Coricelli (Politecnico di Torino), Heidi Svenningsen Kajita (University of Copenhagen), Jesse Honsa (KU Leuven), Umberto Bonomo (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)
Organized by Martino Tattara and Andrea Migotto.
Department of Architecture, KU Leuven Research group Architecture, Interiority, Inhabitation A2I
18 February 2021
Zoom webinar: please register via http://bit.ly/2Yp1DMd