Lecture: Mobilis in Mobile: Guiding Principles for the Anthropocene
01 October 2020 17:00 till 19:00 - Location: Online - By: Communication BK
On 1 October, Dirk Sijmons gives the online lecture 'Mobilis in Mobile: Guiding Principles for the Anthropocene'. How four world views and four professional attitudes produce a powerful 4x4 for a bumpy ride to reflective practitioners.
About the speaker
Dirk Sijmons is a landscape architect trained as an urbanist in 1990 he was one of the founders of H+N+S Landscape-architects. He received numerous awards and was appointed first State Landscape Architect of the Netherlands (2004-2008). He held the chair of Environmental Design (2008-2011) and that of Landscape Architecture (2011-2015) at the TU Delft. Dirk Sijmons was the curator of IABR--2014 themed Urban-by-Nature. At the World Design summit 2017 in Montreal he was awarded the IFLA sir Geoffrey Jellicoe award.
Join the lecture
This lecture is part of the transdisciplinary lecture series '5 Conversations on the Present (state of): Matter (earth, water, air) - Topos (surface, history of the water-line) - Habitat (mediation and co-construction) - (geo)Politics (climate, welfare and political economy) - Project (gaze, placement, agency). This series brings together a diverse set of experts: geologists, climatologists, philosophers, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, urban geographers and planners, architects, architectural/urban historians/theorists, landscape architects and urban designers, and designers/artists to discuss our current state of living in light of extreme systemic changes. Each set of Lectures provides a lens on one of the 5 themes [Matter, Topos, Habitat, (geo) Politics and Project] through their own expertise in their work/research.
The series is co-hosted by TU Delft (NL), Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (Section of Urban Design/ Delta Urbanism) and Dalhousie University (CA), School of Architecture in the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, (co-sponsored with Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Faculty of Science).