Conference: Metaphors in/on architecture and urbanism.
26-28 November 2009 in Paris, France.
Metaphors as instruments of knowledge, metaphors in projects and metaphors in discourse.
Participants: (Excerpt) Gernot Böhme (Darmstadt), Paul Virilio La Rochelle), Andreas Tönnesmann (Zürich), Stefano Boeri (Venezia), Elisabeth Bronfen (Zürich), Georges Teyssot (Laval).
The conference is organized by Andri Gerber, Ecole Spéciale d’architecture de Paris, in collaboration with the Centre Allemand d'Histoire de l'Art, ParisThe conference is generously supported by the Gerda Henkel Stiftung.
The conference will provide an opportunity to discuss the implications of metaphor for architecture and urbanism, both from a theoretical and a historical point of view. The goal will be to explore the term, to open future perspectives, to understand the difference between metaphor and analogy as well as to consider the differences between metaphors about and metaphors in architecture/urbanism.
École spéciale d’architecture de Paris
254, bd Raspail, 75014 Paris
and Centre Allemand d'Histoire de l'Art
10, Place des Victoires, F-75002 Paris
T : 00 33 1 40 47 40 24
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The conference is organized by Andri Gerber, Ecole Spéciale d’architecture de Paris, in collaboration with the Centre Allemand d'Histoire de l'Art, ParisThe conference is generously supported by the Gerda Henkel Stiftung Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.esa-paris.fr/
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