Author: wpadmin

Inspirations from the Mediterranean

Antonino Saggio, Architect, Associate Professor of Architectural design at the University of Rome La Sapienza, founder of the research group Nitrosaggio.net which operates transdisciplinarily in the relationships between Design and Information Technology, founded and edits the book series “IT Revolution in Architecture.” His books include Architettura e Modernità, Dal Bauhaus Alla Rivoluzione Informatica, Frank O. Gehry Architetture Residuali, Using Goals in Design, Frank O. Gehry Architetture Residuali, Using Goals in Design, Roma a_Venire, The IT Revolution in Architecture Thoughts in a Paradigm...

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Maritime History of the Mediterranean

Captain Richard (Rip) Hayman, Master mariner, maritime historian, composer,performance artist, journalist. Maritime lecturer for Cunard, Regent and Seabourn Cruises, navigator, director of marine propulsion engineering project, and skipper of the Klang II, a 1924 English 54′ yawl. In addition, he is co-proprietor of the Ear Inn, the oldest sailor’s pub in Manhattan,and publisher and editor of the renowned Ear Magazine, which was influential in the worldwide avant garde music and performance movement of the 80’s...

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Ecosystems for Today’s Architectures

A paper from Antonio Saggio’s keynote speech at the Talk at Chania, Isle of Crete, Greece, August, 30, 2011.
European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture – European Association for Architectural Education International Conference

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The Mediterranean Conference: Oct 7 – Oct 10, 2011

Since 1974, the Institute has organised annual international conferences to bring together creative thinkers on topics of basic and cutting‐edge interest to scientists, artists, and project initiators. Our new conference series focuses on exploration. This year’s conference will be a multi‐disciplinary meeting looking at the Mediterranean region from the geologic, biomic, cultural and technospheric perspectives, giving an overview of its rich history, diversity and future potentials. The conference begins Friday evening, October 7th, at 6:00 p.m. and concludes Monday, October 10th, at noon. These conferences are always unique and creative events. There are lively conversations, warm hospitality, and ample opportunity for strolls on the beautiful grounds of Les Marronniers. Delicious Provençal cuisine is prepared each day using fresh produce grown on Domaine Les Marronniers’ organic farm. A special treat this year is our research ship, the Heraclitus, which will be docked at the port in Marseille. The Heraclitus has sailed over 250,000 nautical miles, and is currently on a multi‐year expedition exploring and documenting lives and legends of the changing port cultures of the Mediterranean. The weekend will include an excursion to Marseille to visit the ship and meet the crew. Click here for conference details (pdf) Click here for Schedule of Talks and registration details (pdf) Click here for Speaker Background Information...

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