mardi 17 novembre 2009

# Metaphors in/on Architecture


Next week will take place in Paris a pretty big event about architecture: Metaphors in/on architecture is a three days long (26 - 27 - 28 NOVEMBER 2009) symposium about architecture and urbanism theory and practice. It have been organised by Andri GERBER at the Ecole Speciale d'Architecture who managed to invite more than twenty speakers from many backgrounds and country of origin like Ingeborg Rocker, Georges Teyssot, or Marcelyn Gow .

The main topics are :
-METAPHORS AS INSTRUMENTS OF KNOWLEDGE
-METAPHORS IN PROJECTS
-METAPHORS IN DISCOURSE





Following youl find the precise program:

Thursday 26.11.2009, Ecole Spéciale d’architecture de Paris

Metaphors as instruments of knowledge

Amphi Cinéma

13:00 – 13:30 Registration

13:30 – 14:30 Welcome by Odile Decq, Dean Ecole Spéciale d’architecture de Paris

Introduction, Andri Gerber, Ecole Spéciale d’architecture de Paris

14:30 – 15:00 Richard Coyne (The University of Edinburgh)

Calibrating Metaphors and Tuning Places

15:00 – 15:30 Holger Schurk (Zürcher Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Winterthur)

Diagram, Plan, Metaphor

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30 Benedikte Zitouni (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

Causality in urbanism : a new take on development or vital processes

16:30 – 17:00 Didier Fiuza Faustino (Bureau des Mesarchitectures, Paris)

"Only fiction can change the world"

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17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break

Amphi D

17:30 – 18:30 Round table

Chair: Andri Gerber, Chris Younés

Friday 27.11.2009, Ecole Spéciale d’architecture de Paris

Metaphors in projects

Amphi Cinéma

09:30 – 10:00 Résumé, Andri Gerber

10:00 – 10:30 Gernot Böhme (Darmstadt)

Metaphors in architecture – a metaphor?

10:30 – 11:00 Johannes Binotto (Universität Zürich)

My Home Is My Symptom. On the advantages of a disadvantaged architecture.

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00 Bernardo Secchi (Università Iauv di Venezia)

A new urban question

12:00 – 12:30 Stephan Günzel (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin/Universität Potsdam)

Video Games Spaces as Architectural Metaphors

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 14:30 François Roche (R&sie((N)) Paris)

Pour que la verité soit vertigineuse, elle doit choisir... d'avoir infiniment tort

14:30 – 15:00 Marcelyn Gow (S-E-R-V-O / KTH-ABE Stockholm)

Soft Monstrosities

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

Presentation in French:

15:30 – 16:00 Chris Younés (Ecole d'Architecture de Paris la Villette, Ecole Spéciale d’architecture de Paris)

Ambiguïtés métaphoriques

16:00 – 16:30 Philippe Boudon (École d'Architecture de Paris la Villette)

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break

Amphi D

17:00 – 18:00 Round table (French/English)

Chair : Andri Gerber, Brent Patterson

18:00 Reception

Saturday 28.11.2009, Centre Allemand d'Histoire de l'Art

Metaphors in discourse

10:00 – 10:30 Welcome, by Andreas Beyer, Director Centre Allemand d'Histoire de l'Art

Résumé, Andri Gerber

10:30 – 11:00 Matteo Burioni (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Terminology, theory of metaphors and theory of language, from Alberti to Vignola

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

12:00 – 12:30 Susanne Hauser (Universität der Künste Berlin)

Skin: a sensitive shell, an interface

12:30 – 13:00 Caroline Van Eck, (Universiteit Leiden)

The metaphor of the living building

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:30 – 15:00 Elisabeth Bronfen, (Universität Zürich)

Remains of War: Battlefields, Ruins, and the Trick of Commemoration

15:00 – 15:30 Georges Teyssot (Université Laval, Québec, QC, Ca.)

Crystal, Dust, Grass. Metaphors for an Entropic Landscape

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30 Ingeborg Rocker (Graduate School of Design, Harvard University)

Similarity and Dissimilars: Metaphors Informing Architecture

16:30 – 17:00 Jelle Feringa (TU Delft)

The Promotion of the Architectural Model

17:00 – 17:30 Coffee break

17:30 – 18:30 Round table

Chair : Andri Gerber, Andreas Beyer, Johannes Binotto

Contact registration : Amina Chady / achady@esa-paris.fr / T : 00 33 1 40 47 40 24 / F : 0033 1 43 22 81 16


École spéciale d’architecture 254 boulevard Raspail 75014 PARIS T: 01 40 47 40 47
www.esa-paris.fr info@esa-paris.fr M° Raspail lignes 4 et 6 RER Denfert-Rochereau ligne B