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Conferência Internacional

The Site of Discourse – Thinking architecture through publication

28—30 SEPTEMBER 2015 | LISBON

Museu do Dinheiro Sede do Banco de Portugal – Largo de S. Julião

Sala do Arquivo CML – Praça do Município

MUDE – Museu do Design e da Moda, Coleção Francisco Capelo – Rua Augusta, 24

Currently, there’s a widespread consensus that architectural magazines have played a fundamental role in consecrating identities and giving rise to new orders of thought on the practice and the representation of architecture. Editing and projecting have thus become so closely linked that it seems reasonable to claim that they share a common ground beyond the contingencies of constructive practice, resting upon a web of both conceptual and professional relationships. Some authors have been taking periodical publications as important research sources; as well as entities able to reconfigure the theoretical, technical, disciplinary and discursive settings in which they are grounded and the identity of their protagonists. The international congress The site of discourse will places the architectural magazine in the center of the debate, in order to understand the place that such “printed object” occupies in the definition of the contemporary architectural discourse — in its conceptual, theoretical, graphic, material dimensions. The aim is to reflect on the culture of architectural periodical press in a geographical and chronologically extended context, crossing perspectives from different disciplinary traditions. [READ MORE]

Keynote Speakers ANTÓNIO PIZZA | Polytechnic University of Catalonia

HÉLÈNE JANNIÈRE | Université Rennes 2

JORGE FIGUEIRA | DARQ/FCTUC

MANUEL GRAÇA DIAS | FAUP

MARGARIDA ACCIAIUOLI | FCSH/UNL

MARI HVATTUM | Oslo School of Architecture and Design

STEVE PARNELL | University of Newcastle