Konferencja "Modernizm w Europie - modernizm w Gdyni"

7th International Scientific Conference "Modernism in Europe - modernism in Gdynia"

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7TH INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
MODERNISM IN EUROPE - MODERNISM IN GDYNIA
20TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE - PRESERVATION OF ITS AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY

7. MIĘDZYNARODOWA KONDERENCJA NAUKOWA
MODERNIZM W EUROPIE - MODERNIZM W GDYNI
ARCHITEKTURA XX W. - ZACHOWANIE JEJ AUTENTYZMU I INTEGRALNOŚCI
polska wersja: www.gdynia.pl/modernizm

7th international scientific conference “Modernism in Europe – Modernism in Gdynia” is a continuation of conference series held in Gdynia since 2007. These sessions are currently the most important periodic event of its kind in Poland. The theme of the forthcoming conference will focus on issues related to the form of modernist architecture and the problems of preserving its integrity and authenticity. The contents of the conference will be supervised by the Scientific Committee consisting of prominent experts from Poland and abroad.
Papers accepted and presented during the conference will be collected, edited and later published as a reviewed publication. The books including papers presented during previous conferences were published by Gdynia City Hall. They are also available on-line at: www.gdynia.pl/zabytki

GENERAL INFORMATION
Participation in the conference is free of charge. All participants (including speakers) shall cover the costs of their travel and accommodation. Sessions will be held in Polish and English with simultaneous interpretation provided.
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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

DAY 1 – THURSDAY OCTOBER 3RD 2019
10:00 Opening of the conference
 
SESSION 1
1. Prof. Arch. Michael Turner, Bezalel Academy of Arts And Design, Jerusalem, Israel
Urban Forms of the 20th Century
2. Prof. Dr. Mart Kalm, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia
Similar tasks, diverse answers. On Inter-war Modernism in the Baltic Countries
3. Prof. Dr. Ana Maria Zahariade, Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning, Bucharest, Romania
Va-et-vient Between Polish and Romanian Modernism
4. Jadwiga Urbanik, Dr. Arch. Eng., Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wrocław
„The Growing House” in Interwar Germany

BREAK
 
SESSION 2
1. Doc. Dr. Nataša Koselj, Chair of DOCOMOMO Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Roots of the Slovenian Structuralism - From Plečnik to Ravnikar and Beyond. Centenary of the Ljubljana School of Architecture and the Bauhaus
2. Prof. Petr Vorlik, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Czech Architecture of the Eighties Set Against the Landscape and the City
3. Dr. Edward Denison, The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, London, Great Britain
Modernism and the Anthropocene - Towards the Post-Modern
4. Prof. Dr. Marija Dremaite, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
The Afterlives of Socialist Modernism: The Question of Integrity
5. Aleksander Buriak, DSc, Maria Rusanowa, MSc, Kharkiv National University of Construction and Architecture, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Complex of Freedom Square in Kharkiv – Chrestomathy of Strategies for Preserving Authenticity of Avant-garde Architecture

15.30 - 16.30 BREAK

SESSION 3 GDYNIA
1. Prof. Maria Jolanta Sołtysik, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab., Gdańsk University of Technology, Gdańsk/Gdynia
The integrity of the Port and the City. The Urban Concept of Julian Rummel and Its Influence on the Plans of Gdynia
2. Waldemar Affelt, BEng., PhD, PKN ICOMOS, Main Conservation Committee, President of Historic Gdynia Association, Gdynia
The Love for Modernism - Gdynia Strategy of Shaping the Community of Heritage
3. Robert Hirsch, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab., Celina Łozowska, MA, Gdańsk University of Technology/ Municipal Conservation Office in Gdynia, Gdańsk/Gdynia
Social Insurance Institution Buildings Complex in Partyzantów Str. as an Example of Modern Integrity of Function and Form
4. Agnieszka Drączkowska, MA, Gdynia City Museum, Gdynia
Modernism on a Human Scale: the Interwar Architecture of Gdynia Redłowo
 
DAY 2 – FRIDAY OCTOBER 4TH 2019
10.00

SESSION 1
1. Dr. Arch. Jeremie Hoffmann, Head of the Conservation Department of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
Modern Management (Moma)
2. Wolfgang H. Salcher, Msc Eng., Federal Monuments Authority, Vienna, Austria
The Challenges of Protecting Our Past in Vienna - Expo, Philips, Shops and Communist Party
3. Piotr Marciniak, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab., Assoc. Prof. at Poznań University of Technology, Poznań
The Limits of Modernism: About New Forms, the Compact City Concept and Postmodernism
4. Małgorzata Rozbicka, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab., Prof. at Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw
Modernism in the Architecture of Polish Villages and Towns (1918-1939)
5. Aneta Borowik, PhD, University of Silesia in Katowice, Katowice
The Sadness of Architecture Fading Away

BREAK

SESSION 2
1. Prof. Dr. Ivo Hammer, Villa Tugendhat, Vienna, Austria
Surfacing Materials Matter! Facade Finishes of Outstanding Modernist Architecture in the 1920s and 1930s in Europe
2. Vladimir Shukhov, BEng., President of DOCOMOMO Russia, Moscow, Russia
Survey of Melnikov House with the Support of the Getty Foundation
3. Krzysztof Bizio, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab., Kamila Nowak, MSc, Eng. Arch., West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin
Concepts of Tall Office Buildings in Modernist Architecture and Their Impact on Contemporary Solutions
4. Anna Syska, MSc, Eng. Arch., Municipal Conservation Officer in Tychy, Tychy
The Tychy Idea of Prefabrication
5.Vilte Janusauskaite, PhD, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
Modernism vs Heritage, Housing vs Architecture? Intentions and Practice of Socialist Modernist Architecture Protection in Lithuania

15.00 - 16.00 BREAK
 
SESSION 3
1. Prof. Jakub Lewicki, Dr. Hab., Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Provincial Conservation Officer of the Mazowieckie Province, Warsaw
Preservation of the Authenticity and Integrity of Modernist Architecture – New Experiences on the Examples of Warsaw and Mazovia
2. Kinga Kimic, BEng., PhD, Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW in Warsaw, Warsaw
Modernist House and Garden of the Interwar Period – Integrity of Function and Form
3. Paulius Tautvydas Laurinaitis, MSc, Huriye Armagan Dogan, MSc, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania
The Phenomena of Kaunas Modernism: Its Language and the Invisible Social Context
4. Wojciech Bagiński, MSc, Eng. Arch., Dorota Bagińska, MSc, Eng. Arch., Kinga Kimic, BEng, PhD, D.W. Bagińscy Architekci s.c., Warsaw Zoological Garden/Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Warsaw
A Model Implementation of the Idea of „A Functional, Economical Wooden House” with a Garden – the Flagship Project of Bohdan Lachert and Józef Szanajca

DAY 3 - SATURDAY OCTOBER 5TH 2019
10.00 PRESENTATION OF SELECTED EXAMPLES OF MODERNIST ARCHITECTURE
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SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
1. Jeremie Hoffmann, Dr. Arch.
Head of Conservation Department, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel
2. Doc. Dr. Nataša Koselj  
Coordinator Docomomo Slovenia, Lubliana, Slovenia
3. Prof. Jadwiga W. Łukaszewicz, Dr. Hab.
President of Polish National Committee of ICOMOS, Poland
4. Prof. Lucyna Nyka, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab.
Gdańsk University of Technology, Dean of Faculty of Architecture, Poland
5. Prof. Andrzej K. Olszewski, Dr. Hab.
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland
6. Prof. Jacek Purchla, Dr. Hab.
President of the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, Poland
7. Prof. Maria Jolanta Sołtysik, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab.
Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Poland
8. Prof. Ing. Arch. DrSc. Vladimír Šlapeta
Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
9. Robert Hirsch, Dr. Arch. Eng. Hab.
Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture, Head of Conservation Office, Gdynia City Hall, Poland
10. Marek Stępa, Dr. Arch. Eng.
Plenipotentiary of the Mayor of Gdynia, Head of Heritage Protection Department, Poland
 
INFORMATION FOR OTHER PARTICIPANTS
Due to organizational reasons participants are asked to fill in a registration form till 31st August, 2019. After this date application will still be possible, however, participants will not receive conference materials. Please contact: zabytki@gdynia.pl

ORGANIZER: City of Gdynia
CO-ORGANIZER: Faculty of Architecture, Gdańsk University of Technology
HONORARY PATRONAGE: Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński
PATRONAGE: DOCOMOMO International, National Heritage Board of Poland, Polish National Committee of International Council on Monuments and Sites ICOMOS-POLAND

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VENUE
Pomeranian Science and Technology Park Gdynia, Conference Centre,
address: al. Zwycięstwa 96/98, Gdynia, Poland.

CONTACT
Gdynia City Hall □ City Monuments Protection Office
ul. 10 Lutego 24 □ 81-364 Gdynia 
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