ARCHIS SEE-NETWORK

Two exhibitions in Vienna and Bucharest

BALKANOLOGY
New Architecture and Urban Phenomena in South Eastern Europe

Architekturzentrum Wien, Vienna (22.10. 2009 - 18.01.2010) in cooperation with SAM - the Swiss Architecture Museum

Curated by Kai Vöckler



Presented in 2008 by the Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel, the exhibition has now opened at Vienna's 'Architekturzentrum', and will run until mid-January. Initially comprised of projects and research from member initiatives of the Archis SEE network, the exhibition now includes new contributions from New-Belgrade, Sofia, Bucharest and Pula. A supplementary event from 20-22 November - the 17th Wiener Architektur Kongress - will also focus on urban development in South Eastern Europe.

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MAGIC BLOCKS
Scenarios for socialist collective housing estates in Bucharest

Exhibition: Muzeul ??ranului Român (09. - 26.11.2009)

An Archis Interventions, Zeppelin and Point 4 initiative, launched in cooperation with ATU, Space Syntax Romania, StudioBASAR, Hackenbroich Architekten and Platforma 9,81



Presented previously in Berlin at AedesLand, the exhibition can now be seen in Bucharest, along with a documentary film about local interventions undertaken in cooperation with StudioBASAR. At a conference on 16 November, presentations by Kai Vöckler (Archis Interventions, Berlin), Michael Obrist (Feld 72, Vienna), Ivan Kucina (University of Architecture, Belgrade) and Justin Baroncea (Point 4, Bucharest) will put the spotlight on architects and planners' strategic interventions, and discuss them with the public. Moderator: Marko Sancanin (Platforma 9,81, Zagreb).

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The project is financed by the Romanian Cultural Institute through the Cantemir Programme. Supported by ERSTE Stiftung. Union of Architects Romania, Austrian Cultural Forum Bucharest, and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bucharest. We thank: Velux, Roca, Rockwool, Gealan, Resido, Fakro, Dulux. Media partner: Arhitectura, Arhitext, Igloo media, Bicau, Radio România Actualit??i, Radio Romania Cultural, Radio Bucure?ti, Money Express, 24Fun, RATB, Cotidianul.