Architecture: History, Theory & Practice

Digital Design Studio wins AHRC research grant for enhancing engagement with virtual heritage

The 1938 British Empire Exhibition was a stunning display of architectural achievement and a reflection of the life and culture of Glasgow, the UK and the Commonwealth. It incorporated over 100 innovative buildings, including the world famous Tait’s Tower and attracted over 12.5million people to Bellahouston Park, Glasgow over its six month run. This last public showcase of the Empire was of huge international significance and continues to be relevant to the study of British social and industrial history and modernist architecture. [read more...]

event: Mapping, Memory and the City

24/02/2010 16:00
26/02/2010 17:00

This conference invites a re-evaluation of the role of maps and mapping practices in cultural explorations of urban space and memory. We invite contributions from across a broad interdisciplinary field, drawing together scholars and practitioners working in film and cultural studies, architecture, geography, urban studies, as well as those with interests in social and cultural memory, archival practice and urban heritage. Of special interest are contributions addressing the role of film and film historiography in relation to place, landscape and urban memory. [read more...]

Location

School of Architecture, University of Liverpool
Liverpool
United Kingdom

event: High Throughput Humanities at ECCS2010

15/09/2010 09:00

High Throughput Humanities

A satellite meeting at the European Conference on Complex Systems 2010
organized by Maximilian Schich, Sune Lehmann, Riley Crane, and Gourab Ghoshal

Lisbon University Institute ISCTE in Lisbon, Portugal
Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Website: http://hth.eccs2010.eu
Book of Abstracts: http://hth.eccs2010.eu/HTH2010-abstracts.pdf
Video introduction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4RLQ2KC-cU

Abstract: [read more...]

Location

Av.ª das Forças Armadas
Lisboa 1649-026
Portugal

Call for projects on digital facades: Open Up

Deadline: December 10, 2009
Dates of the workshop: February 9 through 23, 2010
Venue: Medialab-Prado in Madrid (Spain).

Worskhop tutors: Jordi Claramonte, Chandler McWilliams, Casey Reas, and Víctor Viña. Directed and coordinated by Nerea Calvillo.

Open Up is a workshop focused on the development of projects for the digital façade in Medialab-Prado's building. This call is meant for project proposals to be collaboratively developed during the workshop-seminar taking place in Madrid from February 9 through 23, 2010. [read more...]

centre: Digital Design Studio (DDS)

About the centre:

The Digital Design Studio (DDS) is a postgraduate research and commercial centre of Glasgow School of Art. Its intense learning and research environment exploits the interface between science, technology and the arts to explore imaginative and novel uses of advanced 3D digital visualisation and interaction technologies. Research activity at the DDS is underpinned by one and two year masters degrees and a growing PhD community. The DDS is dedicated to developing ways in which people can engage and interact with data and emerging digital visualisation systems.

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