Tom Maver is Research Professor in the Mackintosh School of Architecture at the Glasgow School of Art and Emeritus Professor of the University of Strathclyde. While at Strathclyde he established the Architecture and Building Aids Computer Unit, Strathclyde (ABACUS) and was its Director from 1970 to 2003. ABACUS pioneered the application of computers to architectural design and gained the top rank of 5* in the 1996 UK Research Assessment Exercise. Professor Maver is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and of the Design Research Society and has life-time/distinguished service awards from a number of international associations. He founded the International association CAADFutures and the European association eCAADE.
Professor Tom Maver will focus on COMMUNICATION OF HERITAGE.
Daniel Siret holds a PhD in architecture and is a researcher for the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, at the School of Architecture of Nantes. He is also Head of Ambiances, Architectures, Urbanités Lab (UMR CNRS-MCC-ECN). His work deals with the ways in which sensory dimensions are taken into account in the built environment, especially with regard to the architectural and urban expression of solar radiation. He was a visiting scholar at the Fondation Le Corbusier (2005), the Canadian Centre for Architecture (2012) and New York University (2013).
Professor Daniel Siret will give a lecture on PERCEPTION OF THE PAST.
Bartosz Walczak is Professor at the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning of the Lodz University of Technology. Former Lodz Municipal Heritage Conservator and Deputy Conservator for the Province of Lodz. Author and co-author of several projects of post-industrial re-use and urban regeneration. Author of more than 50 papers and books published in Poland and abroad, including the book on company towns in European textile industry awarded by Europa Nostra in 2013. President of Polish TICCIH (The International Committee on Conservation of Industrial Heritage) and member of the Lodz Scientific Society.
Major research interests: Lodz industrial heritage, industrial heritage and identity, workers housing in textile industry, re-use of industrial buildings, industrial heritage conservation methods.
Professor Bartosz Walczak lecture will be dedicated to THE IMAGE OF (INDUSTRIAL) HERITAGE.
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