Constructing (Engaged) Practice

Fri, Mar 29    9:30am

Constructing (engaged) Practice traces, the narratives of young firms from around the globe critically engaged in political, technological, intellectual, and environmental conflicts. The daylong symposium features case studies and dialogues on designing, establishing, and maintaining a practice in today’s contradictory climate.

9:45 am - 11:40 am
Sustainability: From Environmental Awareness to Design
Moderated by David Benjamin
Johan Arrhov and Henrick Frick, Arrhov Frick (Stockholm)
Marieke Kums, Studio MAKS (Rotterdam)
Nguyen Hai Long and Le Thi Hanh Nguyen, Tropical Space (Ho Chi Minh)

11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Technology: From Fascination to Construction
Moderated by Laurie Hawkinson
Jan Theissen and Sonja Nagel, AMUNT (Stuttgart)
Maki Onishi and Yuki Hyakuda, O+H (Tokyo)
Valle Medina and Benjamin Reynolds, Pa.LaC.E (Basel)

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Politics: From Observation to Engagement
Moderated by Anna Puigjaner
Mariam Kamara, Atelier Masomi (Niamey)
Kim Bridgland and Aaron Roberts, Edition Office (Melbourne)

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Theory: from Discourse to Practice
Moderated by Andrés Jaque
Ana Luisa Soares and Filipe Magalhães, Fala Atelier (Porto)
Isabel Abascal and Alessandro Arienzo, Lanza Atelier (Mexico City)
Martin Jančok and Michal Janak, Plural (Bratislava)

5:00 pm
Closing remarks and reception.

Organized by Columbia GSAPP.
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Constructing (Engaged) Practice, Introduction and Panel 1
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