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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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Rainer Mutsch lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Rainer studied Furniture Design at the Denmarks Design Skole Copenhagen, Product Design at the University of Arts Berlin and completed his degree in Industrial Design (Prof. Paolo Piva) at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Rainer Mutsch then worked as senior designer for Werner Aisslinger in Berlin for several years before opening his own design studio with a focus on product design in Vienna in 2008. Deeply committed to creating design with purpose and always having his notepad and a pen at hand, his open-minded approach allows Rainer Mutsch to invite an element of play into his work. Living…

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Eliza Hoxha lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Eliza Hoxha Curator of the Kosovo Pavilion Venice Biennale 2018 Was born in 1974 in Mitrovica/Kosovo and lives in Prishtina. She is a well known public figure in Kosovo, active in the fields of art, music, photography, architecture and urbanism. Because of her work she was awarded from Kosovo Association of Architects for “Education and Promotion of Architecture” for her writings on urban matters. She was also awarded from Kosovo Women Network for promoting girl and women rights in Kosovo. She is the author of the book “City and Love” an urban diary about Prishtina. She completed her architecture…

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LERA SAMOVICH, FALA ATELIER

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EN/ Lera Samovich (Novokuznetsk, 1991) graduated in architecture at the Moscow School of Architecture after having also studied at the Moscow Architectural Institute; worked with Alexander Brodsky, Evgeny Asse and Nowadays Office in Moscow. Currently engaged in the postgraduate research on Alvaro Siza at the Faculdade de Arquitectura do Porto. Joined fala atelier in 2016 after doing her first internship there in 2014. Fala is a naïve architecture practice based in oporto, led by Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares and Ahmed Belkhodja. established in 2013, the atelier works with methodic optimism on a wide range of projects, from territories to…

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Sandra Youkhana and Luke Caspar Pearson

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You+Pea is the architectural design practice of Sandra Youkhana and Luke Caspar Pearson. Sandra works in practice, collaborating with a diverse range of Architects and designers, and has been an Architectural Research Assistant at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. She has taught on both MArch and Urban Design programmes at the Bartlett. Luke is a Lecturer in Architecture at the Bartlett, where he is currently finishing a UCL funded PhD on videogames and architecture. Luke is also the tutor of Bartlett Architecture Unit 4, co-founder of the Drawing Futures conference and curator of the REALMS symposium. Together…

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