RESILIENCE & CULTURAL HERITAGE A FOCUS ON JOHANNESBURG. By Deborah Kirkman
The Excellence Course “Resilience & Cultural Heritage in Johannesburg" will present the history of the City of Johannesburg, highlighting the influence of mining, money and politics on the city’s development.
The course will deepen the relationship between Johannesburg and Architecture and focus on the resilience of Johannesburg’s cultural heritage. Thanks to theoretical lectures and practical tutorials, the course will highlight how cultural heritage can welcome new technologies to reach sustainability, enhancing their potential for change while maintaining their identity.
Deborah Kirkman, School of Architecture and Planning, University of Witwatersrand
Tuesday, 12 December 2023
• Introduction and Welcome Grazia Brunetta
• Lecture | Johannesburg: Mining Money & Politics
Tutorial |City: Politics & Economy
Wednesday, 13 December 2023
• Lecture | Architecture: Money, Education & Memory
Tutorial | Architecture: Identity and Construction
Thursday, 14 December 2023
• Lecture | Construction & Development: Sustainability
Tutorial |Resilience: Adaptation, Sustainability and Heritage
• Discussion with PhD students
Deborah Kirkman, Grazia Brunetta, Ombretta Caldarice