IAAC Trip to FRAC Centre


Today IaaC students will be travelling to Orleans to the FRAC Centre to particpate in both ArchiLab’s symposiums “Architecture and sciences: A new naturalness” the 24th October and “The nature(s) of the artefact” the 25th of October.

Architecture and Science: A New naturalness

24/10/2013 [9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.]

In partnership with the Network of houses architecture and the Maison de l’Architecture Centre.

Issues ArchiLab 2013 around digital architecture and science, will be discussed in the framework of an international conference that brings together a dozen architects exposed. They will present their latest research, the actant mutation of the concept of nature and ecology.

Architecture as ecosystem: Pasquero Claudia & Marco Poletto, ecoLogicStudio (UK), Marjan Colletti & Marcos Cruz, marcosandmarjan (UK), Kristina Schinegger, soma (AT), Anouk Legendre X_TU Architects (FR)

Formalization: Alisa Andrasek, biothing (UK), Michael Hansmeyer (DE), Philippe Morel, EZCT Architecture & Design Research (FR)

Material behavior: Achim Menges (DE), Theodore Spyropoulos, Minimaforms (UK), Marc Fornes, MARC FORNES & THEVERYMANY ™ (USA)


The nature of the artifact

25/10/2013 [09:30 - 17:00]

Under the scientific direction of Frederick Migayrou.

This interdisciplinary conference will bring together historians of art and architecture and scientists (biologists, geneticists, specialists simulation systems of living). They will ask the sources of the Renaissance and Mannerism in putting in connection with the current field of digital technologies .

Naturalized architecture: Migayrou Frederick, Deputy Director Mnam – Pompidou Centre, Commissioner ArchiLab

Nature twice: Mimesis of Mannerists: Patricia Falguières, Member of the French School of Rome, Associate Professor at the EHESS

Ratings and Nature: From Artisan Mannerism to Computational Making: Mario Carpo, Vincent Scully Visiting Professor of Architectural History, Yale School of Architecture

Inorganic Afterlives: Baroque and beyond: Spyros Papapetros, Associate professor, History and Theory of Architecture, Princeton University

Morphogenesis and dynamic systems: Sara Franceschelli, Lecturer, ENS Lyon

The model look like the real organizer: Giuseppe Longo, Director of Research CIRPHLES, CNRS & Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris

Artifacts inspired living: a turning point for architecture? Annick Lesne, CNRS Research Director, LPTMC, Paris

Circumspection things computational: Franck Varenne, Master lectures, University of Rouen, Research Fellow in the Study Group on Methods of Sociological Analysis of the Sorbonne (Gemäss)


For all those who are interested, but can’t make it in person, watch them live online, follow the link: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/5564597

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