NEVER AGAIN RESISTANCE?
Steinhaus Architecture Workshop and Symposium 2012
in Memoriam Günther Domenig
Saturday, September 29, 10am-3pm
Hitoshi Abe, Chair UCLA, Los Angeles/Sendai, JP
Marcos Cruz, Director Bartlett School of Architecture / London
Hernan Diaz-Alonso, SCI-Arc, Los Angeles / Buenos Aires
Peter Ebner, UCLA, Los Angeles / Munich
Kurt W. Forster, Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, Connecticut
Mark Mack, UCLA, Los Angeles
Thom Mayne, UCLA, Los Angeles / New York
Peter Noever, Curator-at-large, Vienna
Georg Wald, Haus der Architektur, Klagenfurt
September 26-30, 2012
This event celebrates the act of architectural resistance in a time of so called austerity and developer-driven expectations.
Is architectural innovation dead? What are the trends of architecture resistance?
Can and should architects engage in socio-cultural change or stick to aesthetic issues?
What is anti-norm of today?
International students, architectural educators and practicing professionals will discuss these issues and more during a workshop and a symposia.
Günther Domenig's Steinhaus (which numbers among the keyworks of experimental architecture, is one of the most stricting examples of Domenig's (1934-2012) uncompromising search for an individual form of expression, and also a convincing example for his unabated resistance) presents a unique background for this architectural event "NEVER AGAIN RESISTANCE?" and will examine the role of the architect and what it means to be a student of architecture now.
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