By Dragana Petrovic

Letnja škola arhitekture u Baču 2015

Summer school of Architecture Bač 2015

Vojvodina, Serbia, 22-31 August 2015

Application for 2 subsidized places (half price 100 EUR): July 20th, 2015 (results will be published on July 25th)

Early bird registration: July 20th, 2015

Registration deadline: August 5th, 2015

Organizers_ Group of Architects (Belgrade, Serbia) and rese arch (Pieštany, Slovakia) | Co-organizers_ Earth & Crafts | Support_ Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic | Partners: Institute of History of Art, Building Archaeology and Restoration, Faculty of Architecture and Planning – Vienna University of Technology

6TH SUMMER SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE IN BAČ, SERBIA

“CONSTRUCTION OF THE ELEMENTS OF EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE: OVEN BUILDING. MAINTENANCE AND RESTORATION. ENERGY MONITORING TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE.”

The program is encouraging multidisciplinary international collaboration, dealing with the issues of implementation and monitoring of projects of heritage protection within the local, regional, and European framework.

PROGRAMME

The Summer School will take place from Saturday, August 22nd, and last until August 31st. The workdays are beginning at 10:00 AM lasting until 07:00 PM (including 1 hour lunch break). The program of the School is divided into two modules. Both modules are focusing on earth architecture of Vojvodina – the adobe and rammed earth.

MODULE 1 – CONSTRUCTION OF THE ELEMENTS OF EARTHEN ARCHITECTURE: OVEN BUILDING. MAINTENANCE AND RESTORATION

This module will begin on 22th of August and will last for four days. The goal of the module is to build the traditional bread oven in the household in the town. The lectures and the workshops, provided by the team of the Earth and Crafts Centre for Earthen Architecture, will focus on the process of material search, testing and preparation, the preservation actions and crafts expertise.

The necessary expertise for the heritage protection will be provided by the Institute of History of Art, Building Archaeology and Restoration, Faculty of Architecture and Planning – Vienna University of Technology

MODULE 2 – ENERGY MONITORING IN CULTURAL HERITAGE

This module will begin on 28nd of August and will last for four days. The goal of the module lectures and workshops is to develop the fitting method for the energy survey, monitoring and management for protected areas. The module will build on the data, harvested from the equipment deployed on site during the previous school, as well as the research done by the team of the Faculty of Architecture University of Belgrade & Nekoliko arhitekata design studio, developed for the project of National typology of residential architecture in Serbia.
WORKSHOP

MODULE 1 will include preparation works, mud tests, introduction to basic earth building techniques and building a bread oven, followed with the series of lectures on heritage protection and good practices.
STUDY TRIP

Prior to Module 2, a study trip will be organized, for the purpose of visiting an example of good practice in sustainable built.
MODULE 2 will be followed by the workshop of structure surveying, demonstrating the available tooling for the purpose of heritage preservation.

A detailed certificate will be provided by the organizer for the purpose of obtaining ECTS credits.

Official language: English

ELIGIBILITY

We are inviting international participants: professionals and students of architecture, technology, civil engineering, sustainable building, building physics, architectural conservation and art history, as well as the enthusiasts.

COSTS AND FEES

The registration fee is 200 EUR* (100 EUR per module, 25 EUR per day*) and includes costs of tuition (workshops +lectures), working material and boarding (three meals per day + accommodation). We provide accommodation in near-by boarding house (mostly dormitory-style). Fees do not include travel costs.

Given the hands-on character of the Summer School, it is mandatory to bring your own laptop. Internet connection will be provided by the organizer. The installation of required (free) software will be communicated in a timely manner.

* The early bird prices are available until the July 20th 2015.

The full price is 250 EUR for entire 10 days course (workshop and fieldtrip included) of 120 EUR per 4 days module. It is possible to attend daily program as well, paying the price of 30 EUR per day.
APPLICATION

Your application should include:

– submitting the application form (link)
– a short CV (2 pages maximum).

ONLY FOR STUDENTS COMPETING FOR TWO SUBSIDIZED PLACES (half price 100 EUR)

– submitting the application form (link);
– a short CV (2 pages maximum);
– a letter of motivation (2 pages maximum)

Exchanging the subsidy for money is not possible.

Please e-mail your application documents to ( grupaarhitekata@gmail.com or info@grupaarhitekata.org).

Deadline for applications is August 5th 2015
Deadline for early bird application July 20th 2015.

CONTACTS AND LINKS

http://letnjaskolaarhitekture.rs/lsa/
http://grupaarhitekata.org/
http://www.rese-arch.org/
grupaarhitekata@gmail.com
info@grupaarhitekata.org