Carola Hein - AFFR

Film – City – Architecture

AFFR explores the relationship between film, cities and architecture by programming and screening architecture films and by organizing introductions and debates.

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The Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) was established in 2000, and the foundation organized its festival the same year as the first architecture film festival in the world. Festivals also took place again in 2001 and 2003. In 2007 AFFR made a fresh start after a few years of silence. In 2009 the event expanded significantly in terms of visitor numbers and programming.

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Watch Online: Rotterdam Speciaal – (T)huisloos in de stad.

In cooperation with AIR, Vers Beton and Urban Guides, AFFR organized a discussion on the problem of homelessness in Rotterdam on Friday 9 October 2020. The debate followed the film What it Takes to Make a Home by Giovanni Borassi…
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Speakers

Carola Hein

Carola Hein

Carola Hein is Professor and Chair, History of Architecture and Urban Planning at Delft University of Technology. Among other major grants, she received a Guggenheim and an Alexander von Humboldt fellowship. Her current research interests include the transmission of architectural and urban ideas, focusing specifically on port cities and the global architecture of oil. She leads the PortCityFutures initiative. She serves as Vice President of the International Planning History Society (IPHS), President of the Global Urban History Project (GUHP), Editor of PORTUSplus the journal of RETE, co-editor of Creative Practices in Cities and Landscapes (CPCL), IPHS Editor for Planning Perspectives and as Asia book review editor for Journal of Urban History.

Her books include: Adaptive Strategies for Water Heritage: Past, Present and Future, The Routledge Planning History Handbook (2017), Uzō Nishiyama, Reflections on Urban, Regional and National Space (2017), Port Cities: Dynamic Landscapes and Global Networks (2011), The Capital of Europe. Architecture and Urban Planning for the European Union (2004), Rebuilding Urban Japan after 1945 (2003), Cities, Autonomy and Decentralisation in Japan. (2006) and Hauptstadt Berlin 1957-58 (1991). She has also published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, books, and magazines.

film • city • architecture 6 - 10 Oct. 2021
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