Changing Practices - Thursday 24 September
The RIBA Research Symposium 2009 turned its attention to the subject of the profession itself at a time when architects have had to look at and question the ways in which they operate. The symposium was convened by Professor Jeremy Till and Dr Tatjana Schneider.
Sunand Prasad, Penoyre and Prasad, RIBA Past President (morning)
Murray Fraser, University of Westminster (afternoon)
Session One: The Evolution of Practice
Simon Pepper - Rise and fall: a long century of changing public sector practice
Tatjana Schneider - What architects also do: examples from an expanded field of spatial production
Albena Yaneva - Reconnecting practice and meaning
Session Two: Organisation of Practice
Jim Saker - Adaptable futures - is it the future?
Keith Bradley - Three decades of FCBS: a confederation of studios
Harriet Harriss - The transposition of architectural knowledge
Session Three - Ideology of Practice
Jonathan Charley - Telling it as it is
Liza Fior - Brief disobedience
Stephen Hill - Are architects smarter than slime mould?"
Session Four - Future of Practice
Christian Derix - Transmission of design knowledge through simulation
Robert Webb - The architecture of energy
Indy Johar - Community generative urbanism - opportunities and limits
Jeremy Till - Architecture is not Architecture is not architecture
Online coverage of the symposium is available on RIBA Blogs. Below you can watch a specially commissioned video Telling It As It Is by Dr Jonathan Charley, which was one of the afternoon's presentations.
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Changing Practices was supported by:
Arts and Humanities Council
Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network