ABOUT BTU COTTBUS & BIG OLIVE

The brief by TU Cottbus (Berlin) emphasized  social housing, the urban surroundings and the “polykatoikia” (apartment block) as the key unit of the social and spatial structure.

Agenda:

Day I
“Evolution of the Polykatoikia” an adaptation of the Modernist Architecture itinerary.
Walking Lecture analyizing the tendencies of the Greek modernists following the CIAM IV in the early ‘30s.
This itinerary was also presented to other architecture schools/ studios [*ETH Zurich, EPF Lausanne, Dark Architects Oslo]

Day II
The Refugee Settlement of Neos Kosmos, an adaptation of the Refugee & Social Housing itinerary.
Walking Lecture explaining the societal developments through architectural & historical commentary.
This itinerary was presented to other architecture schools/ studios [ Architecture School of Bergen, Raumlabor Berlin, Dark Architects Oslo]

Big Olive services included
➢ itinerary design
➢ access to private residences & meet the architects
➢ trip plan

 

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