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1st International conference on Architecture and Fiction 2010

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Start Date 12-10-2010 End Date14-10-2010
Venue Calouste Gulbenkian, Auditorium 2
City Lisbon Country Portugal
Category Architecture & Interior Designing, Language & Literature

Event Profile


1st International conference on Architecture and Fiction 2010 is one of the most well known conferences in Portugal. The event will address the different forms of contractions (literary forms, visual narratives, popular culture) between architecture and fiction. The event will attract faculty members, historians, artists, authors, essayists, and architects to discuss the various topics on architecture and fiction and share their views. It will serve as a fabulous platform to achieve valuable knowledge from prominent experts in the field.
The key topics of the conference include:
  • Forms of urban fiction
  • Phantasmagories of the domestic
  • Current displacements of architectural representation
  • Science fiction and the futures of architecture
  • Historical approaches to architectural knowledge and their respective fictions
  • Literary representation of architectural and city spaces
  • Architectural characters and roles (architecture and architects as protagonists)
  • Architecture as fictional construction (confabulation/idealization/forgery)

Visitor Profile

The visitors at the 1st International Conference on Architecture and Fiction 2010 would include:
  • Faculty members
  • Essayists
  • Architects
  • Artists
  • Historians
  • Authors

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