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Afritecture - Exchanging knowledge I Symposium in der Pinakothek der Moderne

What relevance does socially committed architecture have in Africa and what can the global North learn from the buildings constructed in Sub-Saharan Africa? These and other questions will be discussed in the symposium that will take place at the Ernst von Siemens-Auditorium in the Pinakothek der Moderne. Architects and clients alike will introduce the projects designed and initiated by them and share their long-lasting experiences. The Architekturmuseum der TU München together with the Goethe-Institute Sub-Sahara Africa and the Bavarian Chamber of Architects will hold a three-panel discussion, featuring international guest speakers to address central aspects of the exhibit, such as participation and urbanization.

The third panel "Exchanging knowledge" was concepted and organized by the Bavarian Chamber of Architects. It was an honour for Oliver Heiss to speak the greading words and to intruduce the guests.

14,11. 2013 I 18:00 – 20:00 I Keynote-Lecture: Lesley Lokko „The Culprit is Culture“

15.11.2013 I 9:00 - 19:00 I Symposium: „AFRITECTURE – Exchanging Knowledge“

The main conference language will be English I Admission Free I Registration is required and binding

Tel. +49 – (0)89 289 28353 I E-mail:


Ernst von Siemens-Auditorium in der Pinakothek der Moderne I Barer Straße 40 I 80333 München I

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