Our series of open lectures kicks off this season this Friday May 25th at 19:00 with Joseph Aranha, architect and professor of architecture at Texas Tech University, with a talk on the the relevance of tradition in non-Western architecture.

Educated in India and the United States, Aranha’s research focuses on meaning and symbolism in traditional non-western architecture. He has taught all over the world, particularly in Asia, the Middle East and Africa and is a recipient of various Fulbright Fellowships. His research and publications on traditional dwellings and settlements have taken him to Nepal, Bali, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Malaysia and India. As professor, in addition to teaching architectural design studios, he is also very involved with setting up and directing study-abroad collaborations with universities and educational organizations in Spain, Mexico and India.

Stay tuned to the announcements of the remaining lectures that will take place over the next few weeks:

May 31 – 18:30 – Emilio Hormias (Bestraten-Hormias)
June 4 – 18:30 – La Col
June 11 – 18:30 – Matthias Nohn
June 18 – 18:30 – UCLG (United Cities Local Governments)
June 25 – 18:30 – Punt6

Lectures will take place at the Aula ALFA 302 in the UIC Campus: Immaculada, 22 08017 Barcelona.

See you there!


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