Programme

Saturday 27 August, 2011

Meeting venue: The main auditorium of the University of Jyväskylä (designed by Alvar Aalto 1954-55)
8.15 Registration begins
8.30 Café Aallokko at the seminar venue opens
  Chair: Antti Ahlava
9.00 Welcome: Esa Laaksonen
9.05 Welcome: Opening and introduction: Antti Ahlava
9.15 Lecture | Panu Lehtovuori
Signs of centrality, symptoms of dispersion
10.00 Lecture panel
10.15 Pecha Kucha* Towers
Session chair: Tommi Mäkynen

Hunker, Kurt The Spectacle Of The Technical - The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered … Critical Events since 9/11

Lopez-Perez, Daniel From Isotropic to Isomorphic Organicism: Myron Goldsmith’s “Architechnology” for Tall Building Structures and Some Parallels in Contemporary Practice

Roberts, John Instead Of Apocalypse: Aalto And Utzon, And A Gentler Structure For High-Rise Living

Hartoonian, Gevork The CCTV Tower Artistically Reconsidered!

Fok, Wendy W Forming Plaza Through Residential Towers

Nasri-Basmaji, Marwani Tower Park Cemetery For The Three Monotheistic Religions In Jerusalem

12.00 Lunch break
13.30 Lecture | Ulla Hell
elastic realities
14.15 Lecture panel
14.30 Pecha Kucha R&D
Session chair: Gareth Griffiths

Beslioglu, Bahar Experimental Programs in the Design of High-Rise Buildings

Heikkinen, Tero; Niemi, Renita; Suominen, Jarmo; Karinki, Juha-Pekka Redefining The Apartment - The Facilitation Of Industry Collaboration As A Tool For Change

Fleming, Patrick; Ramage, Michael; Smith, Simon Super-Tall Timber

Armstrong, Claude E; Cohen, Donna L.; Ettegu Laura Rare Earth: Mid-Rise Mud

Rocha, Joao From Molecular Gastronomy to Molecular Architecture: Reflections towards a new architectural praxis

Frith, Ed; Salem, Caroline
Dancing Tower – Choreography Meets Architecture On A Vertical Line
16.30 Break
17.00 Studia generalia | Jeanne Gang
Fish, Sticks, Birds and Bricks
17.45 Lecture panel
18.00 End of day one
19.30-20.30 Reception at the Alvar Aalto Museum (designed by Alvar Aalto 1971-73, address Alvar Aallon katu 7).
19.45 Welcome: director Susanna Pettersson, Alvar Aalto Museum / Foundation
21.00-23.00 Reception of the City of Jyväskylä, at the Jyväskylä Workers' Club (designed by Alvar Aalto 1924-25, address Väinönkatu 7).
21.00 Welcome: representatives of the City of Jyväskylä
Welcome drinks and buffet dinner
23.00 Ending of the reception

Sunday 28 August, 2011

Meeting venue: The main auditorium of the University of Jyväskylä
  Chair: Esa Laaksonen
9.00 Opening of day two
9.05 Lecture | Anne Stenros
HighriseXperience
10.00 Lecture panel
10.15-11.45 Pecha Kucha Shuffle
Session Chair: Anssi Joutsiniemi

Komossa, Susanne; Marzot, Nicola; Cavallo, Roberto Groot – Great European And Dutch Hybrid Buildings; Vitalizing The Tradition Of The Urban Low-Rise, Mixed Hybrid Building

Kiris, Irem Maro; Soygenis, Sema The Skyscraper In Istanbul’s Urban Context

Patt, Trevor Taipei 2.0.2: Computation And The Urban Generic

Rocha, Patricia; Calejo Rodrigues, Rui Considering Building Maintenance During the Design Process

Vela Castillo, José; del Santo Mora, Maria de la O The Void In The City; The Graft, The Tower, And The (Not Exactly) New Public Space

12.00 Lunch break
  Chair: Anne Stenros
13.30 Lecture | Steffen Lehmann
tall + green. Developing a global typology in local contexts
14.15 Lecture panel
14.30 Break
15.00 Studia generalia | Zhiqiang Wu
untitled
15.45 Lecture panel
16.00 Conclusion: Antti Ahlava
16.15 Ending of the Meeting: Esa Laaksonen

 

*Pecha Kucha will have 10 minutes and 20 slides.

Organisers reserve the right to alter the programme.