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Understanding and Designing Place – Seminar on Architecture and Philosophy in Tampere on April 3

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April 3, 2017 at 11–18 Tampere University of Technology, School of Architecture Rakennustalo Building, lecture hall RO 107

Understanding and Designing Place Seminar on Architecture and Philosophy

11:15–11:20 Welcome and Opening Olli-Paavo Koponen, Professor, TUT School of Architecture11:20–11:40 Making the Place a Home: On Means and Goals of Architectural Design Pekka Passinmäki, University Lecturer, PhD, architect, TUT School of Architecture11:40–12:10 Writing Place − Narrative Methods for Topo-analysis Klaske Havik, Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology, Visiting Professor, TUT School of Architecture12:10–13.30 Lunch Break13:30–14.30 Placing the Mind − Place and Existential Meaning in Architecture Juhani Pallasmaa, architect, Professor Emeritus, author, Helsinki14.30–15.30 Emerging Place in Contemporary Architecture: The Problem of Context in a Cosmopolitan World Alberto Pérez-Gómez, Professor, McGill University, Montreal15:30–15:45 Break15:45–16.45 Place, Truth, and Commitment Jeff Malpas, Professor, University of Tasmania16.45 Panel discussion among keynote speakers Moderated by Klaske Havik17.15 Close and drinksregistration by March 30 here additional information here or pekka.passinmaki(at)