‘Texts ≈ Buildings: Dissecting Transpositions in Architectural Knowledge (1880-1980)’is a Scientific Research Network (SRN), launched in 2017 and hosted by the research groups Architectural Cultures of the Recent Past (ARP) and Architecture, Interiority, Inhabitation (A2I) of the Department of Architecture, KU Leuven, acting together as core research unit under the coordination of Rajesh Heynickx (Head), Fredie Floré and Ricardo Agarez. Read more… Continue reading Texts ≈ Buildings: Dissecting transpositions in architectural knowledge (1880-1980)
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP – Leuven, 3 – 4 July 2017 The research group Architectural Cultures of the Recent Past (ARP) of KU Leuven and KADOC, the Documentation and Research Centre on Religion, Culture and Society of KU Leuven, are organizing an international workshop on religion, urban planning and demographic change in post-war Europe. The workshops aims… Continue reading Workshop: Territories of Faith. Religion, urban planning and demographic change in post-war Europe 1945 – 1975
EXCURSION – 22 April 2017 DOCOMOMO Belgium together with Sven Sterken and Eva Weyns are organizing a bus tour and interior visits to modern religious architecture in the surroundings of Brussels. For more details and subscrition, check out the DOCOMOMO website: Liturgical Renewal and Modern Architecture
Theory’s History, a conference to be hosted at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts in Brussels from 8 till 10 February 2017 is fast approaching.This two-day conference brings together 76 young and established scholars who engage in a discussion on the challenges of the historiography of architectural knowledge. Confirmed keynotes are… Continue reading Theory’s History – Conference registration is now open!
CALL FOR PAPERS – INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP Territories of Faith. Religion, urban planning and demographic change in post-war Europe, 1945-1975. The research group Architectural Cultures of the Recent Past (ARP) of KU Leuven and KADOC, the Documentation and Research Centre on Religion, Culture and Society of KU Leuven, are organizing an international workshop on 3 – 4 July 2017 in Leuven… Continue reading Workshop: Territories of Faith. Registration is open!
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP – 16 JUNE 2016 Objects of Schooling is an ongoing project that investigates the pedagogic and discursive functions of objects in architectural education from the 1940s to the 1990s. It is part of the FWO-funded PhD project entitled ‘The formation of architectural theory in Belgium, 1965-1995’.On Thursday 16 June 2016, 8 speakers in… Continue reading Objects of Schooling II, Visual pedagogies in architectural education 194X-199X
CALL FOR PAPERS – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN BRUSSELS9th-10th of February, 2017.Submission deadline: 15th of June, 2016 In recent international literature addressing the history of 20th century architectural theory, the year 1968 is indicated as a decisive moment, giving rise to a ‘new’ architectural theory. From that moment onwards, emphasis was no longer placed on the aesthetics of… Continue reading Theory’s History, 196X – 199X.Conference: Challenges in the historiography of architectural knowledge
EVENT FOR PHD STUDENTS – 8 FEBRUARY 2017 For the 29th time, the architecture faculties and departments of Gent University, KU Leuven, the University of Antwerp, the University of Hasselt, the Free University Brussels (VUB), the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), the University of Liège and the University of Louvain are organizing a Joint Doctoral Seminar in the… Continue reading 29th Joint doctoral seminar in history and theory of architecture