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Técnico Architecture Conference Series: IST ARCH Week Fall 2021
29th November and 3rd December 2021, 16H00-17H30, aud. Abreu Faro, IST, Lisbon

Organized in two days – 29th November and 3rd December 2021, from 16H00 to 17H30 – the IST ARCH Week Fall 2021, in the framework of the IST Master and PhD Programs in Architecture and with the support of Docomomo International, will take place at Instituto Superior Técnico – University of Lisbon, at auditorio Abreu Faro (Complexo Interdisciplinar) with the presentations:

29th November
16h00 – 17h30
Wilfried Wang (University of Texas at Austin)
“Berlin-Brandenburg 2070: A Model Region”

3rd December
16h00 – 17h30
Mar Loren (Escuela de Arquitectura de la Universidad de Sevilla)
“Bernard Rudofsky: a manifesto for the vernacular architecture”


Wilfried Wang
Born in Hamburg, studied architecture in London; with Barbara Hoidn, founder of Hoidn Wang Partner in Berlin. Since 2002, O’Neil Ford Centennial Professor in Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. Taught at the PNL, UCL, ETH Zürich, Harvard University, and Universidad de Navarra. Author of essays, mono- and topographs and curator of exhibitions, including the current show of Eileen Gray’s E.1027 Master Bedroom at the MNAC Lisboa. Foreign member of Kungliga Konstakademien, Stockholm; member of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin; honorary doctorate from the KTH Stockholm; honorary member of the Ordem dos Arquitectos.

Mar Loren
Full Professor of the Department of Architectural History, Theory and Composition, School of Architecture at Seville University. B.Arch., M.Arch, Ph.D. at Seville University; Master Design Studies, Harvard University (1998); Master on Heritage and New Technologies (1996) European Leonardo Da Vinci program. She has taught and researched internationally at Harvard University, Getty Research Institute, BTU, La Villette or UC. Berkeley, among others. Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on Built Urban Heritage in the Digital Era CREhAR (Creative Research and Education on heritage Assessment and Regeneration). Director of the Research Group HUM-666 Contemporary City, Architecture and Heritage (HUM-666). Her research focuses on heritage assessment with emphasis on Modern Heritage, from a methodological perspective and with the conceptual integration of New Technologies, developing three research lines: transfer processes Europe-USA, cataloguing modern architecture and coastal transformation and tourism, with competitive projects, national and international publications and papers in Congresses, and awards endorsing her work.

Free admission. Everyone is welcome!

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