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Inventories#3 in Graz

Inventories#3 in Graz
Inventories#3 in Graz
What about transitional architecture & urbanism?

This is the question that will be asked at the various events we are organising in Graz on July è and 8 in collaboration with TU Graz and the Hybrid Club as part of the presentation of the publication Inventories#3 and the eponymous exhibition.

The programme includes a presentation of the publication, lectures and workshops.


July 7


5pm: Opening of the exhibition architectures! collective inventory. Visit with the curators Gilles Debrun, architect and university professor and Pauline de La Boulaye, historian and independent curator.

6-8pm: Lectures

Introduction by Aglaée Degros, architect, urban planner and professor at the Institute of Urban Planning of the Graz University of Technology.

What about transitional architecture & urbanism? Gilles Debrun & Pauline de La Boulaye: case studies encountered througharchitectures ! inventaire collectif

The making of an inclusive city by Communa association, Sâm Rosenzweig & Antoine Dutrieu. The practice of temporary use of vacant buildings is an opportunity for diverse stakeholders (public authority, citizens as well as private actors) to work together on the making of a participative, experimental, and solidary city.

Slow conversion of industrial sites by AgwA architectsBenoît Vandenbulcke. From temporary occupation to long term adaptation, the challenge consists of finding an equilibrium between regulations, reuse, the precise search for a site's potential and the necessary margin of appropriation by its users.

Questions & answers

8PM : drinks and walking dinner

Reservation before June 30:  bagaric@tugraz.at

July 8 Rösselmühle, a former industrial mill > visit + workshop

9AM-12AM: Visit of Rösselmühle buildingwith Communa. Temporary use is deeply anchored in the reality of the buildings that we use, and it all starts with their visits. For this session, artistic facilitator Rebeca FL will invite you to an improvised and participative discovery of the Rösselmühle building. Let’s get creative together!

12AM-1PM: Walk along the riverwith Gilles Debrun & Pauline de La Boulaye. Sensitive observation of the cityscape around the water

1PM-2PM: Lunch @Club Hybrid

2PM-5PM: Workshop@Club Hybridwith Communa. After we have discovered the raw material that we will work with, Sâm and Antoine will invite you to imagine how the Rösselmühle building could be used in a near future in order to serve the collective interest. Share your vision with other participants and start co-designing the project that might become Graz’s next place-to-be.

5PM-5.30PM: Fish-bowl conclusion

5.30PM: Frinks

Reservation (20 persons) before June 30: bagaric@tugraz.at

Architectures Wallonie-Bruxelles Inventaires # 3 Inventories

Selected for the first time by public choice, 45 exemplary constructions are examined in the book Inventories #3, covering individual and group-housing, workspaces, social facilities and public spaces. 8 of these constructions are exhibited here. Also discussed are 45 actions aimed at improving life in urban and rural landscapes. This is set in the context of contemporary issues and illustrates the work made by those with concern for the inclusion of both experts and users, environment, economy of means, and social housing.

This book is the fruit of a unique approach devised by curators Gilles Debrun and Pauline de La Boulaye, in collaboration with the artistic collective Habitant·e·s des images. This included setting up camp with caravans in three separate stopovers in Wallonia, involving discussions with residents and local players, site visits with architects, and extensive public debates with all those concerned.

With its many discussion-points and visuals, this book and this exhibition make solid proposals for those involved in public and private works as well as everybody else who has concerns for the environment.

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