Architecture in the Making
Architecture as a Making Discipline
and Material Practice


Tectonic Cultures – Emergent Properties

When: December 9, 2011
What: Seminar
Where: Chalmers Architecture

The seminar will start with a presentation by Andrew Ballantyne drawing from his recent book Architecture in the Space of Flows and relate to his work for several years on Tectonic Cultures.

Andrew Ballantyne is Professor of Architecture at Newcastle University, UK. He has held teaching posts at the universities of Sheffield and Bath, been chair of Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, and Director of the Centre for Tectonic Cultures at Newcastle. He has written widely on architecture and identity, and his books include Architectures: Modernism and After (2004), Architecture Theory (2005), Architecture as Experience (2005), Deleuze & Guattari for Architects (2007), and Architecture in the Space of Flows (2011).

The seminar is part of the start-up of the strong research environment 'Architecture in the Making - Architecture as a Making Discipline and Material Practice' funded by Formas 2011-2016, hosted at Chalmers Architecture and in collaboration with the Swedish Schools of Architecture at KTH, LTH and UMA.



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