Design & Environment: Schedule

Theme Format Schedule Registration Open Keynotes Travel & Accommodation

Design & Environment
An intensive, interdisciplinary, and output-oriented workshop

University of Leeds
Wednesday 28 February & Thursday 1 March 2018
3 to 5 page essay deadline: 12 January 2018
For queries and special interest please contact a.vandam@leeds.ac.uk

Workshop schedule

Wednesday 28 February

All sessions today will be held in the Alumni Room at the School of English, 10 Cavendish Road, Leeds.

  • 09:00 Doors open
  • 09:30 Opening and welcome
  • 10:00 Panel 1: Where architects have things to do
    • Caroline Ektander: Envisaging Infrastructure:  Re-defining Waste within a Bureaucracy.
    • Camille Sineau: What does it mean to be an architect in the anthropocene? Putting together Bricolage and Thusness
    • Vikas Lakhani: Shifting lines: Disaster, Dwelling and Design
  • 11:30 Break
  • 12:00 Panel 2: Where design is questioned
    • Julia Wedel: Three propositions on Design and the Environment
    • Arvid van Dam: An architecture of the greenhouse
    • Jeroen Oomen: What does it mean to treat climate engineering as a ‘design problem’?
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 Panel 3: Where non-humans find their ways
    • Cathel de Lima Hutchison: Nonhuman-centred design: Going beyond empathy to advocacy
    • Saskia Brill: Designing the future of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest
    • Ferne Edwards: Designing In Harmonious Proximities Between Humans and Honeybees in the City
  • 16:00 Break
  • 16:30 Plenary session 1
  • 17:30 End
  • 19:00 Dinner

Thursday 1 March

We will start today with open keynotes in Room 8.119 at the School of Earth and Environment.

  • 09:30 Doors open
  • 10:00 Keynote: Clare Rishbeth
  • 11:15 Short break
  • 11:30 Keynote: Wendy Gunn
  • 12:45 walking break

After the two keynotes, we will walk back to the Alumni Room where lunch will be served.

  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Panel 4: Where cities are built
    • Allan W. Shearer: Landscape character reconsidered
    • Alan Marshall: The Fantasy Method of urban design
    • Marcel Tomasek: ‘How are design and environment intertwined, or when does environment become design and vice versa?’ View from Prague
  • 15:30 Break
  • 16:00 Plenary session 2
  • 17:00 End
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