MA HCT & PhD History and Language Debate Series

Marina Lathouri and Guest Speakers Debate 2 Arguments in bad faith; is truth dead? Guest speaker: Tim Benton Friday 16 February | 11:00am | 33 FFB A discussion of false or contradictory arguments among proponents of the Modern Movement and their critics Readings: Perelman, Chaïm. The Realm of Rhetoric.  Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre… Continue reading MA HCT & PhD History and Language Debate Series

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MA HCT & PhD History and Language Debate Series

Marina Lathouri and Guest Speakers Debate 1 Ex Libris: Novel Architecture Guest speaker: Mark Morris Friday 2 February | 11:30am | HCT Room This talk examines the ways in which architecture is treated in fiction, specifically its role in the novel where descriptions of the built environment exceed the function of providing a setting. We will… Continue reading MA HCT & PhD History and Language Debate Series

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HCT/PhD joint seminar on History

Organised and hosted by Marina Lathouri Series: HCT / PhD Seminar Date: 01/12/2017 Time: 10:00am Venue: 4 Morwell street, 1st Floor On Friday 1st of December at 10:00am, seven PhD students will be presenting to the MA History and Critical Thinking students aspects of the work of seven historians, or better, seven modes of approaching and writing… Continue reading HCT/PhD joint seminar on History

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‘Drawing Matter’ seminar with Tina di Carlo

This three-day workshop will draw on the collection of Drawing Matter to use drawing as a pedagogical tool, to reveal a historiography and a critical approach and method. Drawings, their collection and exhibition, will be considered as modes of thinking, in the materiality, as they convey information, techniques, ideas and attitudes about architecture and the… Continue reading ‘Drawing Matter’ seminar with Tina di Carlo

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1960s: ‘Avant-Garde’ Roots, Function. A Terminological Approach

Organised and hosted by Marina Lathouri Series: HCT / PhD Debates Date: 17/3/2017 Time: 14:00 Venue: 37 FFF HCT/PHD Debates The HCT Debates provide a venue for exchange of ideas and arguments. External speakers are invited every week to present and engage with tutors and students. The aim is to position the multiple voices making possible… Continue reading 1960s: ‘Avant-Garde’ Roots, Function. A Terminological Approach

The Politics of Violence as/against/through Architecture

Turkey installs the “Modular Border Security System” along its border with Syria (Ömer Ürer, 26.04.2016)

Organised and hosted by Marina Lathouri Series: HCT / PhD Debates Date: 10/3/2017 Time: 10:00:00 Venue: 37 FFF HCT/PHD Debates The HCT Debates provide a venue for exchange of ideas and arguments. External speakers are invited every week to present and engage with tutors and students. The aim is to position the multiple voices making possible… Continue reading The Politics of Violence as/against/through Architecture

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Flat White: incipient Modernist architecture in late Wilhelmine Germany

Heinrich Tessenow, Alexander von Salzmann, Festspielhaus, Dresden-Hellerau, Germany. Views of interior of the Festival Hall, looking towards the stage (north) and towards the audience (south), (1913). Source: ‘Das junge Hellerau’, in Bildunsanstalt Jaques-Dalcroze (ed.) Der Rhythmus. Ein Jahrbuch (Jena, 1913).

Organised and hosted by Marina Lathouri Series: HCT / PhD Debates Date: 3/3/2017 Time: 11:00:00 Venue: 33 FFF HCT/PHD Debates The HCT Debates provide a venue for exchange of ideas and arguments. External speakers are invited every week to present and engage with tutors and students. The aim is to position the multiple voices making possible… Continue reading Flat White: incipient Modernist architecture in late Wilhelmine Germany

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Alberti’s Media Lab

Organised and hosted by Marina Lathouri Series: HCT / PhD Debates Date: 17/2/2017 Time: 11:00:00 Venue: 33 FFB HCT Debates The HCT Debates provide a venue for exchange of ideas and arguments. External speakers are invited every week to present and engage with tutors and students. The aim is to position the multiple voices making possible… Continue reading Alberti’s Media Lab

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MA HCT/Projective Cities/Media Practicies Seminar

  Organised and hosted by Marina Lathouri Series: HCT Debates Date: 10/2/2017 Time: 10:00:00 Venue: 32 First Floor Back, Architectural Association London HCT Debates The HCT Debates provide a venue for exchange of ideas and arguments. External speakers are invited every week to present and engage with tutors and students. The aim is to position the… Continue reading MA HCT/Projective Cities/Media Practicies Seminar

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