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 2021 Re-materializing Housing Workshop
Contents Report
Content & Structure
A multidisciplinary Academic Body, whose backgrounds ranged from the fields of architecture and design to politics and activism, was selected in order to provide a social, economic and environmental approach to materiality and construction.
The Workshop seminars were spread throughout the first four days of the workshop, providing scholars with continuous input from the Academic Body throughout the various stages of the Workshop’s development.
The seminars were structured as follows:
Monday, 15 Nov.
Tuesday, 16 Nov.
Wednesday, 17 Nov.
Thursday, 18 Nov.
Introduction to the Workshop
Dirk Hebel, Professor of Sustainable Construction, Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
The Articulated City
Carme Pinós, Founder and Director, Estudio Carme Pinós, Barcelona, Spain
Grafting Earth
Anna Heringer, Founder and Director, Studio Anna Heringer, Laufen, Germany
Architecture of Sensibilities
Brinda Somaya, Principal Architect and Managing Director, Somaya and Kalappa Consultants, Mumbai, India
Living in a Material World
Stuart Smith, Director, Arup Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Humanitarian Design – When Visions Collide with Practice and What to Do About It
Johan Karlsson, Managing Director, Better Shelter, Stockholm, Sweden
Urban Splash
Tom Bloxham, Founder and Chairman, Urban Splash, Manchester, United Kingdom
Clean Cities, Recycling, Housing and Facility Design
Laila Iskandar, Former Minister of Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements, Cairo, Egypt
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