Paper Sessions

Wednesday 22 November 2017 – 14:00 hrs

Paper Session 1: Papers and Models

Fabio Colonnese, “Between the Layers”: Transparent Paper as an Architectural Design Environment
Anna Bortolozzi, “Copies, traces and transparent paper in the workshop of an 18th-century Swedish architect”
Ralf Liptau, “Shaping architecture. Models in design processes of the 1960s”
Jane Insley, “Architectural model making – the invisible trade supporting architecture”
Sophia Banou, “How to draw the world: From the architectural plan to an architectural storytelling”

Paper Session 2: Mathematics

Cornelia Escher, “Casting the net wider: Complex forms, topology and the conception of design as a process”
Elisavet Kiourtsoglou, “Mathematics meets aesthetics: the experimental tool of Iannis Xenakis for Philips Pavilion (1958).”
Leda Dimitriadi, “Graphic methods for the design of complex curved surfaces in 20th century architecture”
Micaela Antonucci, Sofia Nannini, “Pier Luigi Nervi’s, Designing Tools: Geometry and Calculation in Structural Analysis”
Ingrid Quintana Guerrero, “Measuring the Universe: The Path from Modulor to Unitor in Justino Serralta

Paper Session 3: Drawing Instruments

Gregorio Astengo, “Parallelogrammum Prosopographicum”: an early modern instrument for drawing with parallel lines
Ivan Nevzgodin, “Experimenting with technical tools in the architecture of the Russian avant-garde”
Noshad Rokni, “Fotowwa and an Architectural Drawing Board”
Paul Emmons, “Animate Instruments”
Sjoerdieke Nicolson-Feenstra, “From compass and ruler to books and buildings: Claude Perrault’s transformation of the architect’s tools”

Wednesday 22 November 2017 – 16:30 hrs

Paper Session 1: Mapping

Martino Tattara, “The project of mapping”
Andreea Mihalache, “Wor(l)d and Image: Saul Steinberg’s Embodied Cartographies”
Min Kyung Lee , “Drawing Cities from Triangles: Mapping as a Tool and Technique in Urban Planning”
Marica Castigliano, “Towards the homogenization of a cultural-rooted language. The ‘global’ development of planning maps in Europe”
Steffen Nijhuis , “Exploring Stourhead landscape garden with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)”

Paper Session 2: Digital

Birgitte Sauge, “Digital design media in architects’ practices and impact on architecture archives and museums”
Tom Shaked, Aaron Sprecher, “Technical Indeterminism: Toward a Sensible Architectural Tool”
Hanan Kataw, “The Generative Tools of the Architect”
Carolin Lange, Thomas Schmitz, Anja Neuefeind, “smart sketching”

Paper Session 3: Treatises and manuals

Erik Carver, “The industrial treatise: how nineteenth-century pocketbooks built the architect”
Fatma Tanis, Carola Hein, Herman van Bergeijk, “Planning Manuals as a Tool during Modernization and Nation Building: Case of Turkey | The Circulation of the Ideas through German Speaking Architects and Urban Planners during the Early Republican Era (1923-ca1950)”
Michael Abrahamson, “Business Tools Ascendant: Management and Marketing in The Architect’s Handbook, 1963-1988”
Seyed Mohamad Ali Sedighi, “A Design Tool for All Seasons: The Construction Manual of the City of Tehran (1933-1968)”
Chiu Chen-Yu, Meltem Gürel, Helyaneh Aboutalebi Tabrizi, “Jørn Utzon’s tool for designing the Sydney Opera House (1958-1966): The 1925-edition Yingzao Fashi [Chinese Building Standards]”
Sotirios Zaroulas, “The manuals as tools for the architectural practice. The German modernism and its diffusion in Greece by the projects for schools of Ioannis Despotopoulos”

Thursday 23 November 2017 – 09:00 hrs

Paper Session 1: Travels and recording

Elizabeth Deans, “Toolkits for Touring: Portable Object Culture & Mimetic Praxis of Architects in Britain, 1700-1750”
Daantje Meuwissen, “Portable ‘laboratory’ or memo-pad? The personal sketchbook of Cornelis Anthonisz (ca. 1500-1558)”
Richard W. Hayes, “E.W. Godwin and the Pocket Sketchbook as Professional Tool and Autobiographical Trace”
Panagiotis Farantatos, “Embodied memories, retroactive traces: Le Corbusier’s travel sketches in Le Modulor”
Emma Letizia Jones, “Messbildkunst in Berlin: Albrecht Meydenbauer and the invention of the photographic survey”

Paper Session 2: Photo and film

Catalina Mejia Moreno, “This is a Kodak moment.” The photographic slide as architectural medium.
Iñaki Bergera, “Photography and the architect: the tool and the gaze”
Jennifer Shields, “The dynamic semantics and syntax of photomontage: visualizing monumental architecture in Italy”
Hugh Campbell, Igea Troiani, “The Ceaseless, Seamless Real : Cinematic Visualisations in the Neoliberal Age”
Angelo Maggi, “Architectural photography as tool of aesthetic inquiry”

Paper Session 3: Drawings and Narratives

Carlos Machado e Moura, Luis Miguel Lus Arana, “Architecture between the panels. On the use of graphic narrative as a tool for the exploration of architectural space”
Dalia Dukanac, “The Comics of Everyday Life in Housing Research and Design”
Claire Jamieson, “The narrative drawing – explorations through the work of NATØ ”
Lawrence Chua, “Drawing utopia: manuals, diagrams, and orthogonal projection in early 20th-century Bangkok”

Thursday 23 November 2017 – 11:00 hrs

Paper Session 1: Communication in practice

Açalya Allmer, “Full-size Template: An Architect’s Tool for Construction and Communication”
Lisa Godson, “Drawing from afar as instruction, artefact and activity”
Ricardo Costa Agarez, “Covert Communication Tools: Architectural Design Statements in Mid-20th- Century Portugal”
Sebastiano Fabbrini, “Faxing Architecture”
Morand Lucie, “Developing innovative multi-scale and multi-disciplinary tools for environmental urban design. The case study of Xiamen Master Plan, China”

Paper Session 2: Social and Collective

Dikla Yizhar, “Participatory Architecture from the Tools Perspective: Constructing a Social Historiography”
Rixt Woudstra, “Building the Minimum House: The South African Building Research Institute and the Social Survey, 1947-1952”
Ana Rosa Chagas Cavalcanti , “The tools of the architects in informal settlements: The case of the builders of the Brazilian Favelas.”
Tijana Stevanovic, “Flexible Devices? From Self-management in Housing to User’s Tools for Conviviality”.
Oscar Andrade Castro,“Tools for the Unknown. Design and building practices of the Open City group, Chile.”

Paper Session 3: History

Nina Mansion-Prud’homme, “History, a renewed tool for architectural design and research. Postmodern France as a case study”
Freek Schmidt, “Focussing the Past. History as a conceptual tool”
Herman  Vande Putte, “The use of historical patterns and local knowledge in the architectural design process”
Allyson McDavid, “The Body as Sensory Tool: Phenomenology and the Understanding of Space”
Lori Gibbs, “After-­the-­fact” Measured Drawings: a conduit between architectural historiography and practice. 

Thursday 23 November 2017 – 14:15 hrs.
(Paper sessions at HNI)

Paper Session 1: Professionalism

Angela Gigliotti, “The Danish Great Optimization (1945-75): Instruments and Tools to organize an efficient practice”
Manuel Shvartzberg Carrio, “Designing Jurisdictional Interlock: Prefabricated Steel Houses, Labor, and Automation in Postwar America, 1943–1968”
Athanasiou Geolas, “Clients, Architects, and the Contracts that hold them together”
Bryan Norwood, “The Mediating Instruments of Professionalism”

Paper Session 2: Displaying competence

Linsy Raaffels, Inge Bertels, Stephanie Van de Voorde, Barbara Van der Wee, “Brussels architects’ houses as a tool for the architect (1830-1970): From design instrument to full-scale business card”
Cathelijne Nuijsink, “The Architect-Designed House in Contemporary Japan: A Tool to Make Discourse”
Janina Gosseye, Don Watson, “Architects on the Verge: Re-tooling for Post-modernism”
Ersi Ioannidou, Daniel Libeskind’s, “Three Lessons in Architecture: an allegory on the tools of the (post-)modern architect”
Dana Vais, “The design tool that consumed design: Housing type projects in Romania in the 1960s and 1970s”

Paper Session 3: Embodied Values

Eireen Schreurs, “Tacit agreements: from knowledge to agenda”
Lara Schrijver, Margitta Buchert, “Values as tools of intervention: architecture’s tacit knowledge engaged”
Arnaud Hendrickx, “Get a Grip: Embodied Memories as Units of Reference”
Izabela Wieczorek, “On the Creative Power of Observing Bodies: A Prosthetic Perceptual Apparatus as a Tool for Critique and Subversion, Action and Mediation.”
Stavros Kousoulas, “The Undetermined Hand: Architectural Technicities”

Friday 24 November 2017 – 09:00 hrs

Paper Session 1: Surveys

Geoffrey S. Taylor, “In the Hand of the Architect: Tools and Early Modern Architectural Survey Drawings”
Filippo De Dominicis, “Surveying the World: Doxiadis’ City of the Future Research Project, 1959-61”
Patrizia Bonifazio, “Knowing in order to intervene”. Analyses, surveys and reports as tools for a new definition of the Italian architectural discipline in Second Post-war era. A comparison between generations (1945-1965)”.
Nelson Mota, “Goncalo Cano Moniz Urban Surveys: Architectural Education Through Visual Ethnography in Porto School (1960-1969)”
Armina Pilav, “Tools and Practices of Architects during the War destruction of the City”

Paper Session 2: Words and Narratives

Paola Ardizzola,“The written word discloses the architectural idea: the writing process as essential tool of Bruno Taut”
Johanna Sluiter, “How to Build Things with Words: Cedric Price’s Generator and Architecture’s Performative Linguistics”
Annie Pedret, “The Scenario Method: a tool for conceptualizing plausible architectural and urban futures”
Vittoria Capresi, “Oral History and Architecture. How can personal, participative, and individual Narratives become a Tool to rethink Architecture?”
Caterina Cardamone, “The architectural treatise as a new tool? The case of Antonio Averulino’s Libro architettonico”

Paper Session 3: Diagrams

Débora Domingo-Calabuig, “Sociogram Fever: study cases of new universities in Spain”
Dennis Pohl, “Circulation diagrams: between architecture and political economy”
Fehmi Dogan, “Serial diagrams: a mechanistic and linear approach to the design process”
Xavier Van Rooyen, “Diagram, the machine abstraite of contemporary architecture”
Andjelka Badnjar Gojnić, “Diagrams of IMS: Articulating the Building of Housing in Socialist Yugoslavia”

Friday 24 November 2017 – 11:15 hrs

Paper Session 1: Education

Yahya Sepehri, “The role of instruments in architectural education: Evaluation of changing in architectural design instruments in Iranian architecture schools during the 1960s”
Kim Förster, “Kenneth Frampton’s Pedagogical Tools”
Ljiljana Blagojevic, Nemanja Zimonjic, Milica Lopicic, “Building by Drawing: Bridging the History Gap”
Clelia Pozzi, “Cultivating Rome: The Hortiarchitectural Experiments of Gustavo Giovannoni, 1909-1929”

Paper Session 2: Drawing techniques and conventions I

Luca Di Lorenzo, “30-60-90, 45-45-90: Axonometric Projection with and without Set Squares”
Ray Lucas, “Anthropology of/with Architectural Drawing Conventions”
Andrea Oldani, “Seeing through cross-sections”
Samuel Stewart-Halevy, “A Provisional History of the Architectural Shortcut”
Jordan Kauffman, “The Development of Ambiguity and Michelangelo’s Drawings for the Porta Pia”

Paper Session 3: Science

Lukas Ingold, Ilaria Giannetti, “Revealing the Invisible: The Scientification of Architectural Forms in Postwar Italy”
Carola Hein, Beate Loeffler, Tino Mager, “Artificial inteligence  as a Game-Changing Tool of Analysis”
Andrew Leach, Luka Skansi, “The Foucault Device: Forty Years On”
Jan Molema, Bernard Bijvoet and Jan Duiker: “Architecture must become a science!”
Katerina lolou, “Anatomy as a tool in early modern architecture: anatomical observation as a way of life in the case of Claude Perrault”

Friday 24 November 2017 – 15:00 hrs

Paper Session 1: Theories and concepts

Kostas Tsiambaos, “Tools from Nowhere: Logical Positivism in Greek Architectural Magazines”
Udo Garritzmann, “Framework for Tectonic Thinking, a Conceptual Tool of the Architect”
Steffen Bösenberg, “The Tool of Plasticity”
Anna Marie Fisker, “An analogue – the logos of the universal tools of architects and chefs”
Michael Faciejew, “Against Formalism”: Useful Organisms and the Politics of Équipement.

Paper Session 2: Nature and Climate

Freya Wigzell, “The Modernist Shell Collection (c.1950-1970)”
Hollyamber Kennedy, “Binding Power Lines”—Notes on Herman Sörgel’s World Project.
Piero Medici, “From the Trombe Wall to the greenhouse. Architectural inquiry about European housing for a circular economy after 1973”
Elizabeth Musgrave, “Finding form: Tools for mediating sunlight and shadow in the work of mid-century modern architects”
Lærke Sophie Keil, “The Analytical Tool of the Element: Examining the capacities of Danish welfare landscape”

Paper Session 3: Drawing techniques and conventions II

Marieke Jaenen, “Interior design presentation tools of the Antwerp interwar architects”
Stefano Milani, “Drawing Notations: The case of Franco Purini’s ‘Programma di fondazione grammaticale del linguaggio architettonico’ [Programme for a grammatical foundation of architectural language] (1968)”
Leonardo Zuccaro Marchi, “Fragmenting la Grille. Rise and decline of CIAM’s tool.”
Stylianos Giamarelos, “The Grid and Anti-hierarchy: The Limits of the Collaborative Design Practices of Atelier 66”