In the XXth century architectural magazines have had a key role as vehicle for news transfer and exchange of opinions, written
or constructed. The Congress proposes two panels, one dedicated to study the concept of architectural magazine itself, its mission and objectives, its content –both actual, desired or intended–, its character –artistic, aesthetic, reflective, conceptual, technical–, its authority and documentary value. A second panel aims to gather study cases about the role that magazines played in the early genesis of Modern Spanish Architecture as a media of education and information for architects, and as a channel for the dissemination of ideas and works, the international approval of their work and the consolidation and affirmation of his convictions.
A. Magazines and the genesis of Modern Architecture
Magazines advent and developement
The showcase magazine
The academic magazine
The technical magazine
B. Spanish architecture and magazines
Spanish magazines and the genesis of modern architecture in Spain
Foreign architecture in Spanish magazines
Spanish architecture in foreign magazines
Foreign magazines circulation in Spain
18th June 2011 Deadline for reception of abstracts (max. 2.500 characters)
4th July 2011 Deadline for approval of papers.
19th November 2011 Deadline for reception of papers (max. 20.000 characters). Abstacts
and papers (Spanish or English) should be sent by e-mail (email@example.com). The definitive programme will be announced by February 2012.
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