- Fri 11 Oct - 14:45
- Sat 12 Oct - 14:30
A cinematic ode to fifty years of social housing in Rome, compiled from hundreds of hours of archive footage. A unique film about the demise of a collective social sensibility.
With an introduction by Paul Meurs on Friday 11 October
Dr Paul Meurs (1963), partner and architect-researcher, grew up in Doorn, studied in Delft and continued his training in Sao Paulo. He is specialised in advising on transformation assignments in the existing city. Since 2006, Paul has been involved in the redevelopment of the Strijp R area in Eindhoven, and from 2009 to 2014 he worked on the continued development of Zaanse Schans. He is supervisor of the Doubling Oosterpark project in Amsterdam, the Zuiderziekenhuis hospital project in Rotterdam and of the residential areas De Oude Kooi and Zeeheldenbuurt in Leiden. He is a member of the Q team New Holland Waterline and an advisor to the Supervisory Board of BOEi (adaptive reuse and restoration of heritage). From 2006 to 2016 Paul Meurs held the chair of ‘Heritage and Cultural Value’ at TU Delft. On behalf of the Cultural Heritage Agency and the Dutch embassies, Paul regularly travels abroad (Russia, Sri Lanka, India, Brazil) to highlight the innovative Dutch heritage practice and to offer guidance to students in respect of heritage assignments.
With an introduction by Harm Scholtens on Saturday 12 October
Harm Scholtens graduated in 1995 at the faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the TU Delft. Since 1995 he has been independently working as architect and model maker. Since 1997 he has been teaching Architecture and the Built Environment at the TU Delft. He is also head of the department spatial design at the Willem de Kooning Academy. In 2018 and 2019 he was nominated for practical teacher of the year at the TU Delft.