Programme

The programme of the summer school spans across 7 days, and includes research walks and talks with local activists, NGOs and neighbours, five guest lectures by international keynote speakers and workshops supported by the local scientific team and members of the Thematic Group for Public Spaces and Urban Culture of the Association of European Schools of Planning. Invited guests will not only “deliver” knowledge, but also join in the practical teamwork. Local initiatives will particularly provide insights on emerging cultures and local needs, and supply provocative questions related to the practical examination of the site and the topic. The workshops will then put emphasis on the development of the action research approach and provide room for feedback and exchange on participants’ work. The programme will culminate with a self-organized public event which will involve local residents. It is here, where alternative ideas for opening the area towards the wider local public will be displayed and shared.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Saturday, 30 August 2014 at 11.00, Introductory lecture and field trip to Floridsdorf
„Mobiles Stadtlabor”, Karlsplatz
Sunday, 31 August 2014 from 9.00, Keynote lectures
“Mobiles Stadtlabor”, Karlsplatz
Monday, 1 September 2014 at 9.00, Enrolment at the Vienna University of Technology.
International Office of Vienna University of Technology
at 13.00, Workshops with the keynote speakers, local initiatives and mentors
Strebersdorferhof, Floridsdorf
  Tuesday, 2 September 2014 to Thursday, 4 September 2014, group workshops
“Cyrill and Method”, Floridsdorf
Thursday, 4 September 2014 at 17.00, public event
Floridsdorf
Friday, 5 September 2014 at 10.00, concluding discussion and feedback round
“Mobiles Stadtlabor”, Karlsplatz

 

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