Creative Exchange 2020

#Conference, Talks and Fair
12 Feb - 13 Feb 2020
MAO Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana, SI
Ljubljana, SI

© 2019 Panel discussion at Matchmaking conference, photo: Janez Klenovšek / MAO

The two-day event at the Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO) in Ljubljana represents the central gathering of the Future Architecture platform. The conference with 25 selected Future Architecture 2020 Call for Ideas applicants and invited guests is one of the most insightful annual gatherings around European architecture and showcases ideas and trends for the future development of the profession.

Selected ideas to be presented at 2020 Creative Exchange:

Critical Practice
Love Di Marco, Tobias Hentzer Dausgaard, Arya Arabshahi
London (GB)
Unfolding Pavilion
Daniel Tudor Munteanu, 
Davide Tommaso Ferrando, 
Sara Favargiotti. With Ana Victoria Munteanu, Eliza Rabiniuc Mocanu, 
Magda Vieriu, Octavian Hrebenciuc
Trento (I)
Ways of Treating Buildings In Order to See Them
Agustin Schang
Brooklyn (USA)
Institute for linear Research
Matilde Igual Capdevila, Luis Hilti
Triesen (FL)
Manifesto for unexpected architectures
Diego Sologuren, Brad Downey
Lausanne (CH)
The Distributed Cooperative
Scott Lloyd, Alexis Kalagas, 
Nemanja Zimonjic
An Anticipatory Theory of Ruin Ecology
Jason Rhys Parry
Lafayette (USA)
Collective Intelligence in City Design
Helena Rong, Juncheng Yang
Cambridge (USA)
From dismissed building to open spaces
Silvia Tagliazucchi, Federica Rocchi,
Meike Clarelli, Sara Garagnani, 
Serena Terranova, Gabriele Dalla Barba,
Isabella Bordoni, Antonino Giunta
Modena (I)
Mies. TV: Architecture Backstage
Arian Lehner, Dominik Kastner, 
Paula Brücke, Bernhard Mayer, 
Theresa Margraf, Chiara Desbordes
Vienna (A)
Recycling Utopia
Goda Verikaite
Rotterdam (NL)
Sarah Broadstock
London (GB)
Apartment Biographies: a travelogue; a book; an architectural (hi)story.
Sonja Lakić
Banja Luka (BiH)
Architecture of Shame
Fabio Ciaravella, Cristina Amenta, 
Mimì Coviello, Clara Cibrario Assereto
Matera (I)
Biblioteca Abierta (Free library)
Miguel Braceli
Baltimore (USA)
Diasporic Ties
Grégoire Deberdt
Paris (F)
Drowned in Neretva River
Armina Pilav, Damir Ugljen, 
Jonas Langbein
Mostar (BiH)
Future Histories
Will Jennings
London (GB)
Learning from Films
Renzo Sgolacchia
Rotterdam (NL)
Poetics for the Uncertain
Constantinos Marcou
Larnaca (CY)
35 Meridians of Radical Rituals
Alkistis Thomidou, Gian Maria Socci
Berlin (D)
Agro Commune
Stephanie Kyuyoung Lee
  New York (USA)
Atlas of emerging practices
Gianpiero Venturini
Madrid (ES)
Mapping the Margins
Christina Serifi
Morfi (GR)
Enrico Porfido and Claudia Sani
Barcelona (ES)
The Wanderer
Monique Besten

The Focus Talks feature invited guests, keynote speakers who run well-established practices today but develop them in a constant search for alternative architectural tools and strategies. The guests of the Focus Talks in 2020 will be Mariana Pestana, architect and curator of the 2020 Istanbul Design Biennial, Marina Otero Verzier, architect and director of research at the Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam,  Léa-Catherine Szacka, an architect, historian and critic, author of Biennials / Triennials Conversations on the Geography of Itinerant Display and Thomas Geisler, design curator and cultural producer, curator of the 26th Biennial of Design, BIO 26 – Common Knowledge.

Running in parallel, the Future Architecture Fair will provide a forum for architects and architecture offices, institutions, producers, curators, and other professionals. For more information about possible engagement please contact:

Take a look at the 2019 Creative Exchange.

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