ARCHTHEO 2011 : Theory of Architecture Symposium

23-26 Nov 2011 at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Fındıklı, Istambul, Turkey

Architecture, Art

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Representation of space in the fictional narration and fictional places
- The form and language of spatial description (visual, narrative, audio etc.)
- Architectural criticism
- The history of architectural historiography and possible approaches
- “Die Theorie an sich”: Manifests
- Concepts of space and place in history of philosophy

Backgrounds of Architecture
- Determination of political power
- Social transformation, revolutions and counter revolutions
- Architecture from the perspective of social sciences (sociology, psyhochology etc.)
- The portrait of architect as an intellectual
- Institutions of architecture (education, administration, networks, communication)
- Theoretical problems of architectural education

Architectural Theories
- The relationship of theory and practice
- Structural analysis of architectural theories
- Ideological and historical dimensions of architectural communication and representation methods (drawings, models, diagrams, digital design techniques etc.)
- Definitions of architecture: Art And/or Engineering
- Possibility of critical and oppositional attitudes in architecture
- History of “architectural theory for the sake of the theory”

From: November 23, 2011 00:00
To: November 26, 2011 23:59

Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi No: 24, 34427 , Fındıklı, Istambul, Turkey


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