Symposium and Exhibition on Vernacular Architecture in the Himalayas 22-23/11

Prof.dr.arch. Marc Dujardin will take part in the symposium Vernacular Architecture in the Himalayas: An endangered species?, 22-23 November in Berlin, combined with the opening of an exhibition on the same topic on 22 November at 6.30 pm.

The symposium brings together internationally renowned experts for Himalayan and Tibetan architecture. They will present vernacular building traditions and discuss current changes as well as challenges for the preservation of a unique and diverse cultural heritage. The symposium is an event of a DFG-sponsored research project on vernacular architecture in the Himalayan region.

CHANG QING, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
MARC DUJARDIN, KU Leuven, Belgium
HUBERT FEIGLSTORFER, Academy of Sciences, Austria
NIELS GUTSCHOW, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
PETER HERRLE, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
TILLMANN KÜHNEL, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
CHRISTIAN RENFER, Monument Preservation, Zurich, Switzerland
MARTIN RYSER, Museum for Natural History, Bern
HÅKAN WAHLQUIST, Sven Hedin Foundation, Sweden
ANNA WOŹNIAK, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

More info:http://www.himalayan-architecture.net



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