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David Basulto, ArchDaily

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EN/ Our September event activities will begin with the lecture by David Basulto the founder and CEO of the most visited architecture website in the world “ArchDaily”. Architect David Basulto graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2006. He is Founder & CEO of ArchDaily, “the world’s most visited architecture website;” published globally in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. ArchDaily’s mission is “to improve the quality of life of the 3 billion people who live in cities in the next 40 years, by providing inspiration, knowledge, and tools to the architects who fill face this challenge.” He has served…

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Nils Fischer lecture

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EN/ Nils-Peter Fischer, Dipl.-Ing. Associate Director, Zaha Hadid Architects Nils joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2004 and has developed a large design portfolio spanning Europe, the Middle East and Asia, with a focus on cultural facilities such as Performing Arts Facilities and Museums as well as projects involving novelty design, engineering and construction solutions. In recent years, he has been working on complex high-rise structures. Nils co-leads Cluster 1, a business unit within Zaha Hadid Architects focusing on large cultural, infrastructure and transportation projects. Nils has an academic background in experimental computational geometry. He studied in Germany and Italy and…

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Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches Lecture KAF18

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EN/ Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches Babau Bureau Babau Bureau is a project bureau strongly connected with academic research, based in Venice and led by architects and PhD in Architectural Composition at University Iuav of Venice. Babau Bureau focus on an holistic approach, refuses the idea of unique style and believe in the necessity of theories based on different contexts and degrees of human dimensions. Among others, the main research issue concern the relation and the limit of private / public spaces, the possibility of a new contextualism for the contemporary city. All works affects different scales as custom furniture…

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Charlotte Malterre-Barthes lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Charlotte Malterre-Barthes is an architect, urban designer, and contemporary scholar. She studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Marseille, at TU Vienna, and ETH Zurich. After interning at Coop Himmelb(l)au, she obtained in 2003 her diploma magna cum laudewith ‘a Women Social Centre in Baghdad’, tackling political and social involvements of architecture. Charlotte collaborated with several offices (Balkrishna Doshi at Sangath, Rudy Ricciotti, OOS), and in 2009, funded the urban design practice OMNIBUS with Noboru Kawagishi. Program Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Urban Design at the Chair of Marc Angélil since 2014, she holds a…

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Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
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EN/ Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 Office Valentin Kunik & Guillaume de Morsier
 office is founded in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2010 by Valentin Kunik and Guillaume de Morsier. Gathered around their common interest for a critical and committed architecture. They work at the scale of the territory as well as the scale of the installation. Currently their projects are dealing with the future of living and working, new manufacturing spaces and the design of multifunctional landscape infrastructures. They are developing an architecture that connects people together, and also to physical elements and living organisms. They work primary with soil,…

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Antoine Wilmering lecture KAF18

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EN/ Antoine (Ton) Wilmering Keeping it Modern, Getty Foundation Antoine Wilmering is a senior program officer at the Getty Foundation and oversees grant initiatives related to the conservation of cultural heritage around the world. He manages Keeping It Modern, an international grant initiative that continues the Getty Foundation’s deep commitment to architectural conservation with a focus on significant buildings of the twentieth century. Wilmering was trained as a conservator of wooden objects in the Netherlands and in the UK, and prior to joining the Getty in 2004, he taught conservation at the Graduate Institute of Conservation of Cultural Relics at…

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Liam Young lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Liam Young Tomorrow Thoughts Today Sci-Arc Fiction & Entertainment Liam Young is a speculative architect who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and futures. He is cofounder of Tomorrows Thoughts Today, an urban futures think tank, exploring the local and global implications of new technologies and Unknown Fields, a nomadic research studio that travels on expeditions to chronicle these emerging conditions as they occur on the ground. He has been acclaimed in both mainstream and architectural media, including the BBC, NBC, Wired, Guardian, Time, and Dazed and Confused, is a BAFTA nominated producer and his work has been…

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Ivan Kucina lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Ivan Kucinais a professor at Dessau International School of Architecture, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences. He worked at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade from 1996 to 2014.. He was a guest professor at the Parsons New School for Design, New York, Polis University, Tirana, KTH Stockholm, GUTech, Muscat, Oman. His academic research focuses on sustainable architecture and urban development concepts based on informal building strategies and collaborative practices. He is a practicing architect and used to run an interdisciplinary architectural and design practice in Belgrade with projects that range from urban design and buildings to exhibition design and…

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Ethel Baraona Pohl & César Reyes Nájera at KAF18

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EN/ Ethel Baraona Pohl and César Reyes Nájera dpr-barcelona dpr-barcelona is an architectural research practice and independent publishing house based in Barcelona, founded by Ethel Baraona Pohl and César Reyes Nájera, dealing with three main lines: publishing, criticism and curating. Their work explore how architecture as discipline reacts in the intersection with politics, technology, economy and social issues. Their research and theoretical work is linked to leading publications in architectural discourse and their writing appears in Open Source Architecture(Thames and Hudson, 2015), The Form of Form(Lars Muller, 2016), Together! The New Architecture of the Collective(Ruby Press, 2017), Architecture is All…

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Ivan Blasi lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Born in 1976 in Barcelona, Ivan Blasi studied architecture at the Barcelona Architecture School (ETSAB-UPC) from where he graduated in 2002. The passion for a profession that deals with many of society’s critical issues brought him to explore how it blends with politics, technology, economy and above all people. Opposed to individualism, Ivan Blasi have simultaneously collaborated with different architecture offices and institutions, as a team member and also leading different projects. He has had the opportunity to work for Docomomo International and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and to collaborate with other institutions all over the world. These…

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