[Conference] EAHN Thematic Conference Reykjavík 2023 : “The Third Ecology” – Harpa (Reykjavík) – 11 au 13 octobre 2023

Le colloque international “The Third Ecology” se déroulera à Harpa (Austurbakka 2, 101 Reykjavík) les 11 au 13 octobre 2023.

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  • EAHN (European Architectural History Network)
  • Ambasz Institute (The Emilio Ambasz Institute for the Joint Study of the Built and the Natural Environment is a platform for fostering dialogue, promoting conversation, and facilitating research about the relationship between the built and natural environment)
  • Iceland University of the Arts


The effects of the anthropogenic climate crisis has compelled a resurgence of scholarship about the often fraught relationship between the built and the natural environment. The connection between the building sector and the disruption on the physical systems of the planet are not merely coincidental but causal. Currently, global building activity produces nearly 40% of the world’s yearly greenhouse gas emissions, making architecture, broadly, one of the most polluting activities in human history. That a new “climatic turn” appears to be taking shape in architecture history is no surprise, but does the changing climate also require a new methodology forwriting architecture history? If historians now know that architecture is causing ecological harm, how should the field of architecture history respond? Seen through the lens of environmental justice, does the climate crisis impel architecture histories of environment to address decolonization and anti-racism?


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Contributions membres UMR AUSser

  • Paul Bouet (ETH Zürich, membre de l’équipe d’OCS/AUSser) : The Double Nature of Architecture: Climatic Adaptation and Fossil Fuels Extraction in the Algerian Sahara at War
  • Jean Souviron (École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, membre IPRAUS/AUSser) : Architecture, Environment and the Search for Transparency: Glazing from Haussmann to La Défense

Citer ce billet
Pascal Fort (2023, 27 juin). [Conference] EAHN Thematic Conference Reykjavík 2023 : “The Third Ecology” – Harpa (Reykjavík) – 11 au 13 octobre 2023. Carnet de veille UMR AUSser. Consulté le 23 juin 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/v1mh

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