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Exhibition Architecture becomes Region

Exhibition Prösels Castle, Tischlerhaus Architecture becomes Region / Architektur wird Region / Dall’architettura alla regione May 1st until October 31st 2017 Opening: Friday, April 28th 2017, 6 p. m. How much region can be found in regionalized architecture, i.e. in a typical “Tirolerhaus”? Questions like this constitued the starting point of this publication, in which […]

Interview with Bart Lootsma on archdaily

Interview with Bart Lootsma by beck Quintal on archdaily. Camera Pola Mora, editing Manuel Albornoz. The exhibition “Project Solana Ulcinj,” co-curated by Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger and commissioned by Dijana Vucinic and the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, features four proposals for the re-use/re-purposing/re-programming of a former industrial site inMontenegro. With an eye on […]

Montenegrin Pavilion in Venice 2016 / Bart Lootsma & Katharina Weinberger

The Project Solana Ulcinj, curated by Bart Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger, will be the Montenegrin contribution to the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. The Montenegrin pavilion will host four projects outlining four different sustainable futures for the former saline “Bajo Sekulic” near Montenegro’s most southern town Ulcinj. The projects will be developed […]

From Other Places / Peter Volgger

The paper deals with the issue of migration and city on the basis of African migrants, in particular it defines the case of a religious brotherhood coming from Senegal in the city of Bolzano/Italy. The study focuses on describing tho- se arising dynamics of informal spaces and their significance for new modes of cohabitation and […]

Musch & Lun. Architects, Entrepreneurs and Politicans of the Gründerzeit in South Tyrol / Bettina Schlorhaufer

The intention of the research project “Musch & Lun. Architects, Entrepreneurs and Politicans of the Gründerzeit in South Tyrol” is to fill a gap in the architectural and cultural history of South Tyrol. The investigations, which were divided into several project phases, including a part “foundational research” and further parts which were dedicated to the […]

Catalogue Project Solana Ulcinj

Download the complete catalogue of the Project Solana Ulcinj, the Montenegrin contribution to the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, edited by Bart Lootsma, Dijana Vučinić and Katharina Weinberger, with essays by Branimir Gvozdenović, Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism Government of Montenegro, Dijana Vučinić, Andrej Nikolaidis, Bart Lootsma, Katharina Weinberger, LAAC, Marko Stjepčević & Nemanja Milićević, […]

Symposium Innovation in Tradition

The focus of the convention “Innovation in Tradition” will be placed on the complex topic of social reformatting, exceeding the central question of the effect of technological innovations and their influence on architecture, space conception, building typology, domestic engineering, urban design, etc. One aspect to be addressed should be the emergence of our idea of […]

‘Ethnoscapes & Hyperculture’ – Analisi del ‘Hotel House’ (italiano) / Peter Volgger, Katharina Paulweber & Adriano Cancellieri

Italy has been wracked by tension over the past few months as the outskirts of its biggest cities – Rome, Milan, Turin, Naples – have witnessed boisterious and burgeoning street protests against immigration. Rising unemployment, a continuing economic crisis, growing anti-immigrant sentiment, and a new po- litical alliance between the Northern League and Casa Pound […]

Project Solana Ulcinj / Panoramic Virtual Tour

You can now visit Project Solana Ulcinj, the exhibition in the Montenegrin Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, curated by Bart Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger and commissioned by Dijana Vučinić, through a 360 tour done by Luka Lu Bošković. Installations by ecoLogicStudio, LaaC, LOLA Landscape Architects Marko Stjepčević and Nemanja Miličević. To move through the pavilion, click on the […]

Project Solana Ulcinj – Public Symposium: THE BRIEF

The Project Solana Ulcinj, commissioned by Dijana Vucinic of the Montenegrin Ministry of Sustainable development and Tourism and curated by Bart Lootsma and Katharina Weinberger, will be the Montenegrin contribution to the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. The Montenegrin pavilion will host four projects outlining four different sustainable futures for the former […]

Imaging the City – Mediascapes & Diaspora / Peter Volgger

The article starts with the exploration of Venice from Baudrillard’s influential notion of the orders of ‚simulacra’ (1). Following his line of thought it develops the theoretical approach of the ‘archipelago’ in the context of globalization, both the movement of tourists and migrants. In Venice, the ‚Archipelago of the Other’ is manifested in the ‚city […]

Asmara Archive / Stefan Graf & Peter Volgger

‚Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, has one of the largest collections of modernist architecture in the world (…) which, (…) approaches the significance of cities as Tel Aviv, South Beach (…) or New Zealand’s Napier. The rediscovery of Modernism in Asmara offers the opportunity to observe the urban and architectonic qualities and potentials oft he […]