2031 NOW Webinar #3 | Guest speaker: arch. Krzysztof Ingarden | 13 January

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Our third 2031 NOW Webinar is here, so please join us on Thursday, 13th of January, 13:00 EET and meet our special guest architect and professor Krzysztof Ingarden, who will deliver a lecture based on a Polish-Japanese student joint project of urban renovation, with a general and theoretical view of modern urban utopias and their failure.

2031 NOW_Webinar #3

13 January | 13:00 EET

Guest Speaker: Krzysztof Ingarden
architect, professor and the Dean of Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University

Lecture: Urban Utopias. Can We Avoid Their Mistakes?

The case study that professor Ingarden will discuss is a student work focused on the revitalization of a housing settlement from the 1960s, Tokyo. The project involved the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts of Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University and the Faculty of Architecture of Hosei University from Tokyo. A site called Nishiyamato Danchi near Tokyo was selected and the students’ task from both faculties was to design an urban renovation and modernization project during one semester. Professor Ingarden chose to present one of the projects that were marked as excellent (5), since it clearly shows the consequent methodological urban approach.

Krzysztof Ingarden is a member of the 2031 NOW competition jury. He is an architect, professor and the Dean of Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. Graduated Krakow Polytechnics in 1982. In 1983-1985 doctorate internship at the School of Art & Design, University of Tsukuba, Japan; 1984-1985 staff of Arata Isozaki & Assoc., Tokyo; 1987 J.S. Polshek & Partners, New York. Principal of Ingarden & Ewy; General Honorary Consul of Japan in Krakow, member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences. Curator of the exhibitions: Kengo Kuma, Experimenting with Materials, Manggha Museum 12/2021; Arata Isozaki – Ostrava, Prague, Brno, 2019; Localized Modernism. Contemporary Chinese Architecture, Manggha Museum, Krakow, 2017; Poland, UIA Congress, Tokyo 2011.

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