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Interview with Bart Lootsma by beck Quintal on archdaily. Camera Pola Mora, editing Manuel Albornoz. The exhibition “Project Solana Ulcinj,” co-curated by Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger and commissioned by Dijana Vucinic and the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, features four proposals for the re-use/re-purposing/re-programming of a former industrial site inMontenegro. With an eye on […]

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Innovation in Tradition / Gareth Kennedy / THE UNCOMFORTABLE SCIENCE (DIE UNBEQUEME WISSENSCHAFT)

Symposium: Innovation in Tradition Gareth Kennedy Artist, Dublin The Irish artist Gareth Kennedy will present in his contribution “Die Unbequeme Wissenschaft” (“The Uncomfortable Science”) first results of a combined research- and exhibition-project. At first “Die Unbequeme Wissenschaft” was part of a year-long research project for the reknown ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum in Bolzano/South Tyrol. Gareth […]

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Innovation in Tradition / Kanokwan Trakulyingcharoen / RESILIENT SHOE HEELS: OBSERVATIONS ON INNOVATIVE ASPECTS OF BODY MOVEMENT CONTROL AND EVOLVING SHOE FORM

Symposium: Innovation in Tradition Kanokwan Trakulyingcharoen Institute for Architectural Theory, History and Heritage Preservation, University of Innsbruck This study analyzes the evolution of resilient heel design as a technology of “modern shoes”. According to the patents published in the nineteenth century, shoe heels demonstrate the idea of “a small machine” that functions between our lower […]

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Innovation in Tradition / Bart Lootsma / T-1000

Symposium: Innovation in Tradition Bart Lootsma Head of the Institute for Architectural Theory, History and Heritage Preservation, University of Innsbruck In our culture, until now, images of new and future technologies are almost always cast in recognizable humanoid appearances. Today, we may be at a point in history in which non-human intelligence for the first time […]

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Architekturtheorie Master / Reporting from the Front II / Bart Lootsma

Bart Lootsma reports from the 2016 Venice architecture Biennale. He shows Alejandro Aravena’s exhibition in the Arsenale and discusses some of the national pavilion, to end with the Project Solana Ulcinj, the Montenegrin Pavilion he curated together with Katharina Weinberger.

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Innovation in Tradition / Bettina Schlorhaufer / “THE ARCHITECT DESIGNED THE GREAT TYROLEAN HOUSE IN ONE DAY…“ MUSCH & LUN AND THEIR INTENTION TO COMBINE REGIONALIZED ARCHITECTURE AND INNOVATIVE BUILDING APPLIANCES – A NEW APPROACH ON THE CONCEPT OF INNOVATION IN ARCHITECTURE

Symposium: Innovation in Tradition Bettina Schlorhaufer Institute for Architectural Theory, History and Heritage Preservation, University of Innsbruck The sentence “The architect designed the great Tyrolean house in one day, …” was not written about the work of the Tyrolean architects and engineers Musch & Lun. The phrase comes from Eric Hobsbawm who mentioned in “The […]

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Innovation in Tradition / Bernhard Tschofen / THE TRADITION OF INNOVATION: CONSIDERATIONS ON IRREGULAR MODERNITY AS THE RULE OF EVERYDAY CULTURE

Symposium: Innovation in Tradition Bernhard Tschofen Institut für Sozialanthropologie & Empirische Kulturwissenschaft, Institute of Popular Culture Studies, University of Zürich In contrast to the historical study of art and technology, and also to much of the research done in cultural history, the traditions of ethnographic research have for quite some time paid little attention to […]

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Press conference Bart Lootsma for the Project Solana Ulcinj, the Montenegrin contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

Press conference Bart Lootsma for the Project Solana Ulcinj, the Montenegrin contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, REPORTING FROM THE FRONT. Serbo-Croatian translation by Dijana Vucinic. The Montenegrin Pavilion is curated by Bart Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger. Commissioner is Dijana Vucinic of the Montenegrin Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism. Theme is the protection of […]

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Architekturtheorie Master / Reporting from the Front I / Bart Lootsma

In his lecture Reporting from the Front 1, Bart Lootsma gives an overview of the Venice Architecture Biennial of 2016. In this episode he introduces the director, Alejandro Aravena, who was recently awarded the Pritzker Prize as well. In the second part of this episode Bart Lootsma makes a tour through the international pavilion in […]

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Innovation in Tradition / Julia Fleischhack / (UN-)LIMITED DIGITAL EXPERIMENTATION. SOME ANTHROPOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FIELD OF ‘SUPERCOMPUTING’

Symposium: Innovation in Tradition Julia Fleischhack Institut for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology Ethnologie at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Switzerland’s flagship computers for research now belong to “the most powerful computer in Europe” (CSCS Press release: March 2014). With the recent upgrade of their supercomputer ‘Piz Daint’ in March 2014, the ‘Swiss National Supercomputing Centre’ in Lugano […]

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Innovation in Tradition / Alexa Baumgartner / EXPANDING TRADITIONS: ABOUT BODIES AND ARCHITECTURE

Symposium: Innovation in Tradition Alexa Baumgartner Institute for Architectural Theory, History and Heritage Preservation, University of Innsbruck The discussion about gender and sexuality in architecture is influenced by the dualistic model: woman and man, interior and exterior, object and subject, emotional and rational, body and mind, nature and technology, tradition and innovation. Since at least […]

Red Corner Talk / Lars Spuybroek - Jan Willmann

Red Corner Talk / Lars Spuybroek + Jan Willmann

Lars Spuybroek and Jan Willmann talking about the book „The sympathy of things“ by Lars Spuybroek and the discussion: „The politics of digital architecture: complexity, responsibility and the production of space.” “We have to find our way back to beauty,” Lars Spuybroek writes in the introduction to The Sympathy of Things. In this highly original […]