Articles in the category 'Architecture'...

Mapping and Memory in Banja Luka

| Architecture, Geddes Institute, 2017

Jelena Stankovic, who completed her PhD degree at the School of Architecture, University of Dundee, was invited by a non-profit organization - Center for Spatial Research - to present her PhD Thesis to the public in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 15th of November.The lecture entitled Invisible Banja Luka was a part of the series of lectures where young researches with international references got an opportunity to present their work to the citizens of Banja Luka. The lecture attracted a lot of attention of architecture students, as well as university staff, especially from the Faculty of Architectur...

Architecture and the Unconscious

| Architecture, Geddes Institute

Friday 9 December saw the launch of Architecture and the Unconscious (Routledge 2016),  an edited collection of essays by architects and theorists of architecture, which explores the concept of the unconscious in architectural thought. Edited by John Hendrix and Lorens Holm, this project began as a paper session at the annual international conference of the Society of Architectural Historians in Austin, more than two years ago. The book launch included a discussion between the contributors to the book and an invited panel of psychoanalysts and was hosted by Lorens Holm, University of Dundee ...

Placemaking Symposium - Streets Beyond : Beyond Streets

| Event, CECHR, Geddes Institute, Lectures & Workshops, Architecture, Planning, Place-making

Streets Beyond : Beyond Streets - The changing role and purpose of public space Friday 11th November 2016, University of Dundee, Dalhousie Building  This landmark collaborative learning event celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Academy of Urbanism, organised jointly with Architecture and Design Scotland and the University of Dundee, within the Scottish Government’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. It focus on streets and public space, building upon the highly successful ‘Place Making’ symposium series previously run jointly by the University of Dundee, Academ...

Melbourne, a city transformed

| CECHR, Event, Lectures & Workshops, Architecture, Planning, Environment

Professor Ian Gilzean, the Chief Architect from the Scottish Government will be visiting CECHR on Tuesday 22nd March and will be delivering a lecture followed by a discussion from 4-5.30 pm titled ‘Melbourne, a city transformed’.  The lecture will take place in 3G05, LT2 in the Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee and will be followed by a reception giving guests the opportunity to meet Ian in a more informal setting.  If you would like to attend this lecture please register through Eventbrite.   Abstract: The city of Melbourne made it three years in a row as the world'...

Geddes Director holds ESALA Research Seminar

| Geddes Institute, Architecture, Lectures & Workshops, Environment

Geddes Institute Director Lorens Holm is giving a seminar 'The city is a thinking machine – or what we might call spatial consciousness' at an ESALA Research Seminar on 1oth February 2016. ...

Coming Home Professionally: Place and Placemaking -Transformative Perspectives on Planning and Design

| Planning, CECHR, Event, Lectures & Workshops, Architecture, Environment

We are delighted to welcome Professor Ian Wight from the University of Manitoba to present at a CECHR working lunch on Friday 26th February.  Ian will be discussing ‘Coming Home Professionally: Place and Placemaking  -Transformative Perspectives on Planning and Design,’ which will be followed by a discussion and then lunch. All staff and students at the University of Dundee are welcome. We have a limited number of places available so we recommend that you register early for this event.  Date – Friday 26th February Venue – River Room 2, 9th Floor Tower Building Time &n...

Scotland's City-Regions Smart Opportunity: Second Annual Conference

| Event, Geddes Institute, Planning, Architecture, Environment, Sustainability

Geddes Institute fellow Diarmaid Lawlor announced as speaker at Scotland's City-Regions Smart Opportunity conference.Head of Urbanism - Architecture and Design Scotland he is an urbanist, with a multi disciplinary background, he has worked on projects involving the shaping and implementation of change for clients in Ireland, the UK and Europe, for the public, private and tertiary sectors.He has almost 20 years' experience of helping clients make well informed decisions about complex, connected urban policy and investment challenges. This conference will discuss how we can most effectively release...

Activism in the Built Environment: Planning

| Geddes Institute, Event, Planning, Architecture, CECHR, Environment

Accompanying the City is a Thinking Machine Exhibition in the Lamb Gallery is a programme of three evening events, the third of which takes place Wednesday 09 December 2015, 6pm in the D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, University of Dundee. This double bill should be of interest to planners, architects, citizens and other agitators, everyone interested in the city region as a strategic planning unit, its past and its future, for the Tay Valley and Scotland. ‌Greg Lloyd: The demise of strategic planning (again and yet again) Greg Lloyd is Emeritus Professor of Planning at Ulst...

Activism in the Built Environment: Media

| CECHR, Event, Lectures & Workshops,Architecture, Planning, Geddes Institute

Accompanying the City is a Thinking Machine Exhibition in the Lamb Gallery is a programme of three evening events, the second of which takes place this Wednesday 18 November 2015, 6pm in the D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, University of Dundee This double bill should be of interest to architects planners lawyers psychologists, artists and other agitators, anyone interested in the city as the arena in which our social political and legal relations are played out and inscribed in our collective memory. Mike Small - Geddes and the 5th Estate: Publishing, Citizenship and Cultural Insurge...

Mark Hackett, 'Belfast trajectories – restitching the city'

| Architecture, Geddes Institute, Planning, Event

Activism in the built environment a program of evening events accompanying The City is a Thinking Machine exhibition. 28 October (Wed) 6-8pm a guest lecture in the D’Arcy Thomson Lecture Theatre, followed by a round table conversation with the exhibitors in the Lamb Gallery. Mark Hackett, 'Belfast trajectories – restitching the city' Mark Hackett is a Belfast-based architect specialising in building, research and urban design. As a director in City Reparo and a founding director in Forum for Alternative Belfast, both multi-disciplinary research and advocacy groups, he has au...