Architecture, Culture and Tectonics Research Group

Events

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ACT-Guest-Seminar- 3rd November 2021

Date
03/11/2021 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
B38 Lenton Firs
Description
The ACT Research Group from the University of Nottingham are hosting a seminar from guest speaker, Dr Nader El-Bizri. Nader El-Bizri is a Leverhulme Visiting Professor in Intellectual History at Durham University and a Professor of Civilization Studies and Philosophy at the American University of Beirut. This talk focuses on the confluences of the architectural-pictorial arts with the optical-mathematical sciences within the Perspectiva traditions that unfolded in the European milieu from the High Middle ages and up to the early-modern epoch, and passing by the Italian Renaissance.

ACT Seminar - October 2021

Date
06/10/2021 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
B38 Lenton Firs
Description
The ACT Research Group warmly invite you to attend their Wednesday seminar with guest speaker, Dr Arthur Piper. Arthur Piper is an award-winning writer and editor. His journalism has appeared in a wide range of publications in the UK, Europe and the US, including The Times, The Telegraph, and The Daily Mail.

ACT Guest Seminar - 16th June 2021

Date
16/06/2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
mircosoft teams
Description
The ACT Research Group at the University of Nottingham are hosting a seminar with guest speaker, Efthymios Kapsalis. This seminar intends to explore the societal and developmental importance of designing for inclusion whether in the macro-, meso-, or micro-scale. It will feature an up-to-date outlook of accessibility conditions in the built environment, supported by findings from socio-spatial studies.

ACT-Guest-Seminar - May 2021

Date
05/05/2021 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
This seminar is being hosted by the ACT Research Group at the University of Nottingham. Guest speaker includes Executive Director David Ames. David is a Chartered Town Planner and qualified surveyor and is responsible for strategic town planning, heritage and environment matters. He has 26 years experience in private and public sectors and returned to the Heritage Foundation in 2011, following working for us between 1997 to 2002.

Working at Home: Architects during the Pandemic in China - February 2021

Date
03/02/2021 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Zoom
Description
The exhibition Working at Home: Architects during the Pandemic in China shows the spatial condition of homeworking by Chinese architects during the Pandemic. It also showcases recent work of Chinese architectural practices to demonstrate the current thinking of how to be at home in the city during and after the pandemic.

ACT-Guest-Seminar-September 2020

Date
02/09/2020 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
ACT Teams - Office 365
Description
A seminar about the practice of observational drawing to provide insights into the lived experience of Covid-19 lockdown in the UK.

ACT Guest Seminar - June 2020

Date
03/06/2020 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
A seminar about the lived, active and moving body to be fundamental to our experience and understanding of the world.
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Architecture, Culture and Tectonics

The University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD


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