In April, the series of lectures on architecture continues, with Tassis Papaioannou, professor of architecture, Section 1, Compositions, School of Architecture, NTUA; the lectures focus on Greek and international architecture, seeking to contribute to the debate on the quality of architectural space.
Architecture and the city remain in constant interplay over time. Their relationship is fluid and dynamic, mercurial and unpredictable. The contemporary Greek city changes rapidly, expanding out of control, with barely any planning, reflecting, in space, the mode of operation of postwar Greek society.
We live at a time when the explosive growth in information dissemination has blurred the boundaries and created new realities. Dominant images and views impose new models in everyday life. Today, more than ever, a debate on architecture and urbanism is indispensable.
Tassis Papaioannou is professor in Section 1, Compositions, School of Architecture, NTUA; his joint architectural practice with architect Dimitris Isaias produces studies for private and public projects, and has earned a large number of architectural competition awards. His architectural designs have been extensively published in the Greek and international bibliography, and featured in major architectural exhibitions. He has published articles and commentaries in books, periodicals and newspapers, as well as books.
*Simultaneous translation into the Greek Sign Language will be provided.
Tuesday 23/04, 19.00-21.00
Architecture and Modernity
Tuesday 30/04, 19.00-21.00
Architecture in Greece – An Outline