1st Day: SYMPOSIUM – 25th February, 2011

Merlin Theatre, 1052 Budapest, Gerlóczy utca 4.  |  map

All lectures will be translated to English.

9:00 registration
Session 1 the view of concrete ? in Hungary and all around the world
9:45 introduction Péter István Varga Architect, Curator KÉK
10:00 Why concrete? – Fair-faced concrete in contemporary architecture Ádám Hatvani Architect Sporaarchitecs
10:30 Close to the Bone Ernst J. Fuchs Architects the next ENTERprise ? architects
11:00 Cast space – European Works of Tadao Ando and Zaha Hadid Roland Mayer,
Peter M. Bährle
Architects mayer bährle architekten
11:30 Fair-faced concrete in metro 4 Zoltán Erő Architect, Chief Architect of Metro Line 4 Palatium Stúdió
12:00 lunch break
Session 2 how concrete? ? design and construction
13:00 Surface and texture ? formwork as architecture Dezső Viszló Civil Engineer, Head of Technical Department of the Hungarian Subsidiary PERI
13:30 Concrete – material and surface Csaba Pethő Sales Manager of the Hungarian Subsidiary MC Bauchemie
14:00 Pas de cinq – energy, materiality, economy, use, and space Dominik Arioli Architect AGPS Architecture
14:30 break
Session 3 concrete in an other way ? the frontiers of concrete
15:00 Cast Landscape Péter István Balogh PhD Landscape Architect, Associate Professor Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Landscape Architecture; s73
15:30 From the “tulip” houses to the Breuer Memorial. Examples of the relation of concrete and public art. József Mélyi Art Historian
16:00 Material coherency – from concrete to glass Áron Losonczi Architect Litracon Kft.
16:30 questions

2. day: City Walks – only for conference visitors

The Symposium is the opening event of the Concrete Spring serie.