When: May 2-4, 2012
Where: Gothenburg University
Architectural history became a selfevident knowledge base for both architectural and conservation practices. But the arouse interest
could not be taken for granted as something lasting forever, that would be unhistorical. There are signs now suggesting that the
subject is no longer as selfevident and that its institutional ground has weakened, concerning research in architectural history and the
position of the subject in education as well as its role within practice. At the same time is transformation of existing buildings a growing task and related questions are topical, not least regarding aspects of sustainability.
Nel JanssensIn general terms, Meta-Urbanism delineates a (problem) area in which the aim is to look beyond the…