UNESCO Field Studio 2014 in Durban “Reconnection and Revitalisation: from Warwick Junction to the Waterfront”

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In July-August 2014 the UNESCO Chair in “Sustainable Urban Quality and Urban Culture, notably in Africa” organized and attended a number of events in Durban, South Africa:

1. UNESCO Field Studio 2014 in Durban:

Tutoring and Jury Participants:
Prof. Lucio Barbera, Sapienza University, Rome – Italy (UNESCO Chair-holder)
Prof. Anna Irene Del Monaco, Sapienza University, Rome – Italy
Prof. Liu Jian, Tsinghua University, Beijing – China
Prof. Zhu Wenyi, Tsinghua University, Beijing – China
Prof. Martha Kohen, University of Florida, Gainesville – USA
Prof. Nancy M. Clark, University of Florida, Gainesville – USA
Prof. Yashaen Luckan, Durban University of Technology, Durban – South Africa
Prof. Nishant H. Manapure, Manipal University, Manipal – India
Prof.  Christian Dautel, ENSA Nantes, Nantes – France
Arch. Yasuhiro Hayashi, Hosei University, Tokyo – Japan
Dr. Belula Tecle-Misghina, Sapienza University, Rome – Italy
Dr. Zhou Zhengxu, Tsinghua University, Beijing – China


Participants:

Berea Station Theme: Nkosingiphile A. Zungul Lulama N. Mhlongo, Dumisani Shozi, Luca Saccoccio, Valerio Vincioni, Malusi Zwane, Khulekani B. Ntuli, Philani T. Mtshali, Raffaella Amatilli, Liu Zhiqiang, Phila Khumalo, Venere Rosa Russo

Albert Park Theme: Nickiel Paramanand, Jean Pierre Jacobs, Paul Timbane, Iacopo Benincampi, Liu Pinghao, Bheka Msomi, Nduduzo Sibisi, Katleho Seliane, Giovanni B. Croce, Alexis De Rose, Zamah Mazibuko, Silindile Ngema, Nontethelelo Mkhonza

From Wilsons’ Wharf to Beach Front: Nhlakanipho Mkhize, Nhlanhla Khumalo, Riaaz Sumed, Noemi Schiano, Valentina Frieri, Yusuf Rajab, Vimal Ramchund, Jesse Joseph, Giulia Quaglieri, Liang Yingya, Masibonge Hlongwane, Sinothando Sibiya, Zama Shozi

From Berea Station to Albert Park: Uriel Maduray, Dinolan Pillay,Treston Govender, Jessica Alfieri, Xia Ji, Warren A. Simon, Suvanya Pillay, Shikaar Maharaj, Gioia D’Argenio, Ilaria Granello


Organization:
Institutions:
UNESCO Chair in “Sustainable Urban Quality and Urban Culture, notably in Africa”, Sapienza University of Rome
Dipartimento di Architettura e Progetto, Sapienza University of Rome
Department of Architecture, Durban University of Technology

Anna Irene Del Monaco, Sapienza University, Rome – Italy, Attilia De Rose, Sapienza University, Rome – Italy,
Yashaen Luckan, Durban University of Technology, Durban – South Africa



Design Results:

Overview:
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Berea Station Theme:
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Albert Park Theme:
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From Wilsons’ Wharf to Beach Front
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From Berea Station to Albert Park
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Final Jury and Participants of the UNESCO Field Studio  2014 in Durban at UIA exhibitions hall:
UNESCO Field Studio 2014 Final Jury

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2. UIA Parallel Projects Final Presentation at ICC Durban:20140805_11033520140805_11053020140805_11134320140805_112221

Field Studio moments and mid-reviews:
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3. Attendance at Urban Waterways Program UIA 2014 – Consortium for Hydro-Generated Urbanism University of Florida (UNESCO Chair’s Sustainably Urban Quality Partner).
Martha Kohen and Nancy M. Clark, University of Florida students’ works exhibition at UIA 2014.

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4. UNESCO Chair Series Book Launch at Durban University of Technology:

Belula Tecle-Misghina, Asmara an Urban History, UNESCO-Chair Series#1, L’architettura delle città. The Journal of Scientific Society Ludovico Quaroni, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma 2014. Book forewords by Lucio Valerio Barbera and Piero Ostilio Rossi.

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