National Library of Estonia
June 13–16

Tuesday March 20 2018

  • 06.00–06.00
    Building for Prosperity: Private Developers and the Western-European Welfare State
    ‘Uneasy Bedfellows’ Conceiving Urban Megastructures: Breeding consumer-citizens in British New Towns Janina Gosseye, University of Queensland
    Welfare as Consumption: The Role of the Private Sector in the Development of Oslo Satellite Town Centres Guttorm Ruud, Oslo School of Architecture and Design
    Negotiating the post-war Italian city: developers’ strategies, models and visions for the design of the ordinary city Gaia Caramellino, Politecnico di Milano
    A Trojan Horse for Private Investment: the Manhattan Plan for Brussels, 1962-1967 Sven Sterken, KU Leuven
    Changing the skyline: How a network of developers, private enterprises and housing companies contribute to the realisation of an architect’s vision of the city – the case of Léon Stynen (1899-1990) Bart Tritsmans, Flanders Architecture Institute Bruno Notteboom, KU Leuven
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    Measure every Wandering Planet’s Course. Residential systems in Early Modern Europe 1450-1700
    Svetvinčenat between Rural and Urban – the Venetian family Morosini and the transformation of a feudal estate (1485 – 1550) Predrag Marković, University of Zagreb
    “Going Back and Forth”: Residential Systems in Renaissance Venice Johanna Heinrichs, University of Kentucky
    The materialisation of power and authority: the architectural commissions of Charles of Croÿ (1596-1612) Sanne Maekelberg, KU Leuven
    Residential systems and spatial appropriation: the rise and fall of a Senatorial family in Early Modern Bologna Giovanna Giudicini, The Glasgow School of Art
    Images of Wealth, Pride and Power. Country House Culture on the Island of Walcheren (the Netherlands), 1600-1750 Martin van den Broeke, Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • 06.00–06.00
    United Nations in the Non-Western World: Norms and Forms of ‘Development’ Programmes
    “A World Picture”?: The UN’s Audio-Visual Apparatus for Mediating Habitat, 1976 Felicity D. Scott, Columbia University
    Open Door: UNBRO and the Spatial Planning of Cambodian-Thai Refugee Camps Jennifer Ferng, University of Sydney
    Counter Currenting: The production of locality in the case of the Training for Self Reliance Project [TSRP] – Lesotho; 1983-1987 Iain Low, University of Cape Town
    Tourism and Leisure Politics: The United Nations Development Agenda in Cyprus Panayiota Pyla, University of Cyprus Dimitris Venizelos, University of Cyprus
    Infrastructure if Pan-Africanism: The Trans-African Highway Network Kenny Cupers, University of Basel
  • 06.00–06.00
    Centralizations and Territories in the Architectural Production of the Socialist World
    The Unsettling Norms: Identity Politics in China’s Search for Socialist Architecture with National Form Yan Geng, University of Connecticut
    Revisiting Socialist Baltic Regionalism: Between Local Myths and Critical Approaches Marija Drėmaitė, Vilnius University
    Adapting Soviet Prefabricated Housing for the Regions Nikolay Erofeev, University of Oxford
    Architects Displaced: Making Architecture at the Periphery in Communist Romania Dana Vais, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
    Dialectics of Centrality in the Global Cold War Łukasz Stanek, The University of Manchester
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    Architecture’s Return to Surrealism
    From the Fulfilment of Needs to the Mediation of Experience. The Uncanny Theater of the Urban Enclaves of Ricardo Bofill and Taller de Arquitectura Anne Kockelkorn, ETH Zurich
    A Surrealist Earthwork: Museum Abteiberg, Hans Hollein, and the Indiscipline of Collage Craig Buckley, Yale University
    Happening in Japan. Arata Isozaki’s Surreal Intakes and the Gunma Museum of Modern Art Marcela Aragüez, The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
    From Miller to Mollino. Carlo Mollino’s Interiors as Surrealist Cabinets Gerlinde Verhaeghe, KU Leuven Dominique Bauer, KU Leuven
    Bedroom Architecture: Aldo Rossi and Raymond Roussel Victoria Watson, University of Westminster
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    Rediscovering the Rediscovery of Antiquity. New Sources and New Interpretations of Old Ones
    Mapping across space and time: Renaissance views of ancient Rome Flavia Marcello, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
    Antiquated Antiquarianism and Enduring Invented Antiquities in the Sixteenth Century  Michael J. Waters, Columbia University
    Palladio and the knowledge of the Antique, c. 1550 David Hemsoll, University of Birmingham
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    Rethinking architectural colour
    Colourful Middle Ages? Anneli Randla, Estonian Academy of Arts
    Pioneer polychromy: geology, industry and aesthetics in Irish Victorian architecture Christine Casey, Trinity College Dublin
    Ornament without ornamenting: whiteness as the default materiality of modernism Susanne Bauer, Norwich University of the Arts
    A new chromatic vision: the early impact of colour photography in architecture Angelo Maggi, Università Iuav di Venezia
  • 06.00–06.00
    Coming Back to Haunt You: The History of Rejecting History in Architecture
    The Great Labyrinth: Schinkel’s Struggles Against History Emma Letizia Jones, ETH Zürich
    The Modernity of Rejecting Modernity in Architecture Richard Wittman, University of California at Santa Barbara
    Riegl’s Untimely Walls Lucia Allais, Princeton University
    Collage/ Camouflage: Mies’s and Reich’s Strategies to Engage the Past Laura Martínez de Guereñu, IE School of Architecture and Design, Madrid-Segovia
    Specters of Modernism Mari Lending, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design
  • 06.00–06.00
    The persistence of a provincial baroque
    Extra moenia. The developments of Roman baroque at the periphery of the Papal State during the 18th century. Iacopo Benincampi, Università di Roma, Sapienza
    Translatio. Provincial architecture of the baroque Baltic relic, c. 1600-1800 Ruth Noyes, Wesleyan University
    At the peripheral edge - Baroque architecture in Malta Conrad Thake, University of Malta
    Baroque(s) in Piedmont: survival, revival, regionalism (1780-1961)  Mauro Volpiano, Politecnico di Torino
    The Neobaroque style in private secular architecture in Spanish and French Catalonia in the first half of the 20th century: from cosmopolitan to vernacular model.  Esteban Castañer, Université de Perpignan Via Domitia
  • 06.00–06.00
    A Woman’s Situation: Transnational Mobility and Gendered Practice
    Enclosed Bodies: Circulation and its Discontents Ross Exo Adams, Iowa State University
    The gendered user and the generic city: Simone de Beauvoir’s America Day by Day (1947/54) Mary Pepchinski, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden
    “Dear Ms. Comrade” or A Transnational Agent in the Communist World: Architecture, Urbanism, and Feminism in Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky’s Post-War Work, ca. 1945-1960 Sophie Hochhäusl, University of Pennsylvania
    Georgia Louise Harris Brown and the Myth of Brazilian Racial Democracy Anat Falbel, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Roberta Washington, Roberta Washington Architects, New York
    Horizons of Exclusion: Lina Bo Bardi’s Exile from Exile Sabine von Fischer, Architecture Agency, Zurich
  • 06.00–06.00
    European Peripheries in Architectural Historiography
    The Modern Margin at the Classical Centre: Critical Regionalism as Historiography Stylianos Giamarelos, UCL
    Architect Migrants from Former Soviet Republics to Western Europe: A Blind Spot of Eurocentric Historiography Eva Radionova, Amsterdam University of the Arts
    A Self-conscious Architectural Historiography: Notes from (Post)Modern Portugal Ricardo Costa Agarez, University of Évora, Portugal
    From Tendenza to Tendenzen: Rewriting Ticinese Architecture, 1975–1985 Irina Davidovici, ETH Zurich
  • 06.00–06.00
    Modernity and rurality: mapping the state of research
    To subordinate, unite or confront architecture with nature? Knut Knutsen´s regionalist strategies and their impact Espen Johnsen, University of Oslo
    “Architecture, in the sense of prewar times, is dying.” –– Ernst May’s Housing Schemes in Weimar’s Rural East Sarah M. Schlachetzki, University of Bern
    Agrarian Penal Colonies and the Project of Modern Rurality in Italy Sabrina Puddu, University of Hertfordshire / Leeds Beckett University
    “Only human tirelessness built on science can conquer the desert”: Planned agricultural communities in early 19th century Hungary. Kristof Fatsar, Writtle University College
  • 06.00–06.00
    Comprador Networks and Comparative Modernities
    Building cosmopolitanism: Reconsidering the comprador as contractor in the formation of Shanghai's lilong Nora Boyd, Hunter College
    The 20th-Century Godowns along the Singapore River Tan Yuk Hong Ian, University of Hong Kong
    Sugar and the city: The contribution of three Chinese-Indonesian compradors to modern architecture and planning in the Dutch East Indies (1900-1942) Pauline K.M. van Roosmalen, TU Delft
    Modernizing Macao, the old-fashion way: Macanese and Chinese entrepreneurship in the colonial city Regina Campinho, Universidade de Coimbra / Université de Lorraine
  • 06.00–06.00
    The Foundations of Architectural Research
    Research as Persuasion: architectural research in the Tennessee Valley Authority Avigail Sachs, University of Tennessee
    Late Portuguese Colonialism in Africa: the role of the Agência Geral do Ultramar Ana Vaz Milheiro, Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon
    Ameliorating Research in Architecture: The Nuffield Trust and the postwar hospital David Theodore, McGill University
    State-Funded Militant Infrastructure? CERFI’s ‘Équipements collectif’ in the intellectual history of architecture Meredith TenHoor, Pratt Institute
    Workplace Politics: the influence and legacy of public-private collaboration in DEGW’s Office Research Building Information Technology (ORBIT) Study (1983) Amy Thomas, TU Delft
  • 06.00–06.00
    Reform: Architecture as Process, 1870-1920
    Exhibitions, Audiences and the Contradictions of Architectural Reform Wallis Miller, University of Kentucky
    Urban Reform and Mobilities of Knowledge: The Villa Medici and Ernest Hébrard's Work in Greece Kalliopi Amygdalou, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) / National Technical University of Athens
    Shaping the World: The Document and the Architecture of Mondialité Michael Faciejew, Princeton University
    From "Reform" to "Revolutionary" Thinking in Ottoman Palestine's Settlements, 1870-1920 Marina Epstein-Pliouchtch, Western Galilee Academic College / Technion, IIT Talia Abramovich, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, IIT
    Processes of Reform Photography Peter Sealy, University of Toronto
  • 06.00–06.00
    The Architecture of the Orient before Orientalism
    Spatial Narratives on Ottoman Architecture: Aegean Port Cities through the Eyes of Western Travelers Çağla Caner Yüksel, Başkent University, Ankara Ceren Katipoğlu Özmen, Çankaya University, Ankara
    The Spectator and the Orient, the case of William Chambers Sigrid de Jong, Leiden University
    The Oriental imagery in the eighteenth century: reception and dissemination through Fischer von Erlach and Piranesi architectural plates Elisa Boerie, Politecnico Milano
    Shifting perceptions of the Orient : Pococke, Dalton and Hope Lobke Geurs, KU Leuven
    Egypt and the Interior, Thomas Hope and “Interior Decoration” Tim Anstey, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design
  • 06.00–06.00
    Europe’s Own Islamic Architecture: Heritage, Contestation, and Necessity
    Recovering the Great Mosque of Cordoba: The History of an Idea Michele Lamprakos, University of Maryland - College Park
    "Mountainous Mosques: Examining Georgia's Tradition of Wooden Islamic Architecture" Suzanne Harris-Brandts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Angela Wheeler, Harvard University
    "Mosques, Minarets, and Changing Urban Identities in Bosnia-Hercegovina" Emily G. Makaš, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    "Vulnerable Borders Passing through the Mosque Complex: The Design and Construction of Central Mosque in Cologne" Ahmet Tozoğlu, Abullah Gul University
    "Religious Austerity: The Lutheran Limits on Mosque Architecture in Sweden" Jennifer Mack, KTH Royal School of Technology / Uppsala University
  • 06.00–06.00
    Launching the Architectural Magazine: The Formation of a Genre
    Printing a New Style: The First Swedish Architectural Magazine and the Creation of Modern Scandinavian Architecture in the 1850s Anna Ripatti, University of Helsinki
    "Ein inniges Zusammenwirken der geistigen Kräfte deutscher Technik": Professional Organisations and Their Jounals in the German Countries Christiane Weber, Universität Innsbruck
    Architecture and Editorial Culture: The Role of the Architect and Criticism in the Formation of the Portuguese Architectural Magazines Rute Figueiredo, ESAP – Porto School of Arts
    The Emergence of the Professional Architectural Magazine in China Kai Wang, Tongji University Ying Wang, University of Leuven
    A Tale of two Journals: La Casa Bella and Domus Klaus Tragbar, Universität Innsbruck
  • 06.00–06.00
    Roundtable: Who (Still) Needs Eastern Europe?
    Eastern Europe Is Not the Center or the Periphery Kimberly Zarecor, Iowa State University, Ames
    “Local? Global?: The Power to Define Conceptual Categories” Veronica E. Aplenc, University of Pennsylvania
    Second World Urbanity: Beyond Area Studies towards New Regionalisms Daria Bocharnikova, Center for Fine Arts BOZAR, Bruxelles / KU Leuven Steven E. Harris, University of Mary Washington
    A spatio-temporal container? A condition? A zombie category? Displacing Eastern Europe Francisco Martínez, Aalto University, Helsinki
    Defamiliarizing formal analysis: a new methodology to study ordinary modernism Alona Nitzan-Shiftan, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
  • 06.00–06.00
    Open Session: Socialist Block
    Leisure and Recreation under Socialism: New Urban Parks in Beijing in the Early 1950s LIU Yishi, Tsinghua University, Beijing
    National in Content, International in Form: Soviet Modernism and National Constructs. Case Study Soviet Socialist Republics of Belarus and Lithuania Oxana Gourinovitch, TU Berlin
    Unvisible Theory of Praxis? Centralized architectural theory in the GDR Kathrin Siebert, ETH Zurich
    Travelling influences from East to West and Back: The case of Finland and Soviet Estonia Laura Berger, Aalto University Sampo Ruoppila, University of Turku
    Nordic-Baltic Architecture Triennials as meeting grounds of late socialist and late capitalist postmodernisms Ingrid Ruudi,
Estonian Academy of Arts
  • 06.00–06.00
    Open Session
    The process of change in Zurenborg: the evolution of the suburban house in Antwerp, Belgium  Susan Galavan, KU Leuven
    Postwar Gaudí: Acts of Ventriloquism and Architectural Criticism Pep Avilés, Penn State University
    Un Town Planning Programme in Burma: 1955 Redevelopment Plan of Central Rangoon 
 Marina Smokvina, Croatian Museum of Architecture Mojca Smode Cvitanovic, University of Zagreb
    Formalizing Knowledge. The example of the Ethio-Swedish Building Institute in Addis Abeba Helena Mattsson, KTH Stockholm Erik Sigge, KTH Stockholm
    Polish Postmodern Architecture – Meaning and Appropriation under Late Socialism Florian Urban, Glasgow School of Art

Thursday June 14 2018

  • 14.30–17.15
    The Political Aesthetics of Postmodernism: Between Late Socialism and Late Capitalism
    Provincializing Postmodernism: Appropriation and Transformation of Postmodern tropes in Česká Lípa Ana Miljački, MIT
    Socialist in Form, National in Content: Postmodern Architecture on the Soviet Periphery Angela Wheeler, Harvard University
    Contra the Late-Socialist Vaudeville: Critiques of Postmodernism in East Germany Torsten Lange, ETH Zurich
    Postmodernism and Neoliberalism in Santiago de Chile in the 1980s Daniel Talesnik, TU München
    The Prince and The Pauper: The Politics of Stirling’s Irony Joseph Bedford, Virginia Tech
  • 14.30–17.15
    Building Knowledge. Locating Architecture in Early Modern Erudite Writing
    Rabbinical Scholarship, Antiquarianism and Ideal of the ‘Good Architecture’: Jacob Judah Leon’s Retrato del Templo de Selomo Robert Madaric, University of Tübingen
    François Rabelais sapiens architectus Olivier Séguin-Brault, McGill University
    Architecture of Method. Theories of Disposition in the Kunstkammer Mattias Ekman, University of Oslo
    Architectural Transactions. Communicating Architectural Knowledge in the Early Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (1665-1677) Gregorio Astengo, The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London
  • 14.30–17.15
    Spaces for children as ‘citizens of the future’ in the service of 20th century political ideologies
    From social spaces to training fields: Changes in design theory of the children’s public sphere in Hungary in the first half of the 20th century Luca Csepely-Knorr, Manchester School of Architecture Maria Klagyivik, independent scholar
    Constructing Childhood: The Development of the Summer Camp in the Fascist Era Stephanie Pilat, The University of Oklahoma Paolo Sanza, Oklahoma State University
    Building Soviet Childhood Juliet Koss, Scripps College
    Spaces of Empowerment: Architecture of Israeli Youth Villages, 1930-1960 Ziv Leibu, Technicon- Israel Institute of Technology
    Educating a ‘Creative Class’: Anti-Disciplinary School Architecture in the Early 1970s Anthony Raynsford, San Jose State University
  • 14.30–17.15
    Mediating Architecture and its Audiences: The Architectural Critic
    Critique vs Criticism. Giulio Carlo Argan and the Manifold Practices of Critica Cesare Birignani, The City College of New York
    Architects vs. the Public in Architectural Criticism: From the Press to Radio and Television Jessica Kelly, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
    Designs on TV: Aline Bernstein Saarinen and Public Reception of Architecture in the Postwar US Emily Pugh, Getty Research Institute
    Data Dread and Architectural Criticism Matthew Allen, Harvard University
    The “Critical” in the Architectural Criticism of Kenneth Frampton Mary McLeod, Columbia University

Wednesday June 13 2018

  • 14.30–17.15
    The Architecture of the Tasman World, 1788–1850
    Sealer Dealers and the Architecture of the Tasman World Philippa Mein Smith, University of Tasmania
    The Architecture of Van Diemen’s Land’s Timber Stuart King, University of Melbourne
    The Architecture of Pastoralism and the (De)industrialization of Port Phillip Harriet Edquist, RMIT Design Archives, Melbourne
    Pilfering and the Tasman World: Commerce, Criminal Cultures and the ‘Securitisation’ of Space in Early Colonial Sydney and Hobart William M Taylor, University of Western Australia
    The Earle Panoramas of the Tasman World Robin Skinner, Victoria University of Wellington

Saturday June 16 2018

  • 09.00–11.45
    The Architectures of Creativity
    Ivory towers as creative refuges for writers: architectural models since the 19th century Jesús A. Sánchez-García, University of Santiago de Compostela
    The interior form of creativity – how modernist architects’ studios were influenced by their own design paradigm and vice versa. Rachel Simmonds, University of Edinburgh
    The Art of Work: Bürolandschaft and the Aesthetics of Bureaucracy Joseph L. Clarke, University of Toronto
    Play Hard, Play Fair, Nobody Hurt – Corporate Spaces of Play Joachim Hackl, Columbia University
    Transient computational designed boundaries enhancing creativity in workspaces Laurence Kimmel, University of New South Wales
  • 09.00–11.45
    Beyond Instrumentality: Environmental Histories of Architecture
    Narrating Modern Architecture and Economic Growth Manuel Shvartzberg Carrió, Columbia University
    Architects and the Circular Economy: Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller and the Structural Study Associates Suzanne Strum, American University of Sharjah
    How did it fail? Considering the decline of environmental experiments Paul Bouet, École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Marne-la-Vallée (Université Paris-Est)
    Why we must destroy the Environment Ingrid Halland, University of Oslo
    Oil Spaces: The Global Petroleumscape in the Rotterdam/The Hague area Carola Hein, TU Delft
    The Air-conditioning Complex: Toward a Global Historiography of Environmental Technology, Architecture and Society Jiat-Hwee Chang, National University of Singapore