EAAE thematic network on CONSERVATION III workshop

Coordinator: Professor Stefano F. Musso

MODERNIST NEIGHBORHOODS: CONSERVATION/ REGENERATION

6 - 9 October 2011, Romania
Organizing Schools: Faculty of Architecture of the University of Genoa (Italy) & “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning, Bucharest (Romania)

Workshop venue “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning Bucharest (Romania)

“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning in Bucharest the historical building .

010014 Bucharest. ROMANIA .Location The new building “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning 18-20 Academiei St.

acknowledging European towns have a valuable urban and architectural heritage built in the last part of the 19th and the first half of the 20th century: a heritage that is currently confronted with new contemporary requirements. opportunities and serious risks. The real context for the workshop will be a modernist borough of Bucharest also assumed as a metaphor of other similar cases in several European towns. .The subject The workshop addresses that all the our neighborhoods of modernism.

The concept ● The workshop is experimental: participants are asked – through exploration of a real site – to reflect on issues that impact on the integration theory of conservation practice in and modernist urban areas and on their exploration in teaching. to stimulate interactive atmosphere able reflective papers of the participants to be written after the event. . ● The aim is to create a dynamic the and challenging.

with regard to its different levels and disciplinary aspects. C. economic and social aspects of the question. goals and criteria. management.Workshop issues Three inter-connected themes are put forward for consideration: A. The design/project and process to intervene on single buildings. with special regard to tutorship and development. The theoretical/methodological approach to the problems of conservation/ regeneration of modern parts of the cities. The urban planning. B. . with all their technical contents.

. 2012: deadline for papers presentation (max 15. plus images) for review by the Scientific Committee. 8. Statements are presented to the workshop assembly to be articulated into key points for teaching conservation. 2011: Submission of abstracts on workshop issues (as a preliminary application that allows us to pre-book the hotels) 3. Exploration of the workshop issues in the context of the chosen site.payment should be made by bank transfer or cash at time of registration. June 27st. Publication of the Proceedings: end 2012/beginning 2013. Review of papers on the basis of the observations expressed by the Scientific Committee 9.be) . 6. Participants (in small groups) examine the site and prepare a statement on its significance and about how the themes refer to the integrated conservation issues involved. 2011: Registration deadline using the Application Forms that will be sent to the authors (or downloaded from the EAAE web-site: http://www. October 6th-9th. May 2011: First Call for Participation.000 characters. July 15th.eaae. February. 2011: The Workshop. 2.The steps 1. 5. September 9th. 7. 2011: Communication to the authors: acceptance of the abstracts 4. Communication to the authors by the Scientific Committee will follow.

The programme (provisional) DAY 1 – Thursday afternoon (October 6th . discussion and sedimentation Final statements on different topics and problems related to the site DAY 4 – Sunday morning (October 9th. General meeting and discussion on different statements 11:30 a.m. 2011) 9:30 a.m. Workshop conclusion: key points for teaching conservation in architectural education (indications for final papers) . 2011) 9:30 a. Introductory session: presentation of the themes and report on the accepted abstracts presentation of the proposed study area (lectures) organization of the working groups Social Dinner DAY 2 – Friday (October 7th.m Participants’ registration 3:30 p. Visit of the site. 2011) “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning Frescos’ Hall 3:00 p.m. working groups (all day) DAY 3 – Saturday (October 8th. 2011) morning City tour by bus. Visit to Mogosoaia Palace (15 km NW of Bucharest) afternoon Separate working groups: reflection.m.

the Frescos’ Hall .“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning in Bucharest .

between 1895 and 1940. radically changing the area. the ancient large properties were progressively sub-divided.The site Airport The site Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning It was included in the administrative perimeter of the town in 1895. .

The site .

The regularity of the streets and their continuity contributed to the general urban order of the area. placing of buildings. size and geometry. building height. reflecting the social condition of the population concerned: from ensembles of rich villas.The site Its current configuration of the district is given by the assemblage of 11 historical sub-divisions. vegetation etc . up to affordable housing estates. boundary type. site coverage. The subdivisions have followed several successive regulations concerning minimal dimensions of the allotments. The assemblage of the subdivisions was done by the local administration. very different as regards urban composition.

. their architecture displays a wide stylistic variety. from late eclectic and national style. to art-deco and modernism.The site Most of the buildings are villas or blocks of flats built in the inter-war period.

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The “social trip” Mogosoaia Palace (1698-1702) .

October 6 – 9.ROMANIA SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE Professor Rodica Crisan (Bucharest) Professor Giovanna Franco (Genoa) Professor Loughlin Kealy (Dublin) Professor Stefano Francesco Musso (Genoa) .Thematic network on Conservation MODERNIST NEIGHBORHOODS: CONSERVATION/ REGENERATION 3rd Workshop . 2011 Bucharest .EAAE .

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