Meet our Dinner Guests + Contributors:
Luis Santiago Baptista | Editor in Chief of Arqa Magazine
Caitlin Biggar, Anders Peacock & Fatima Rehman | Students at Faculty of Architecture and Planning at Dalhousie University on Erasmus Exchange at FAUTL, Participants in Arctic Adaptations (2014 Venice Biennale in Architecture)
Diogo Burnay | Principal at CVDB Arquitectos and director of the Faculty of Architecture and Planning at Dalhousie University
Alexandra Cruz | Architect and former Coordinator for International Relations at Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA)
Patricia Matis | PhD candidate and Associated Architect at BAIXA Atelier de Arquitectura
Maria Rita Pais | Architect at Pedra Silva Arquitectos and Professor at PARQ Departamento de Arquitectura e Paisagem
Pedro Belo Ravara | Principal of Baixa Atelier de Arquitectura
Meet our Host, Beatrice Galilee:
Beatrice Galilee is a London-based curator, writer, critic, consultant and lecturer of contemporary architecture and design. Trained in Architecture at Bath University, and in History of Architecture MSc at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, Beatrice specializes in the dissemination of architecture and design through media, curatorial practice, research, editing and teaching.
Beatrice + 546
Although we have only met Beatrice via Skype, we are excited by the potential of ‘Close, Closer’ in relation to our own work. Plurality in spatial practice has many meanings, but one concept we gravitated towards is that architects today are not only proposing structures, “they are designing tactics, behaviours and strategies.”
Close, Closer, the third edition of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale examines the political, technological, emotional, institutional, and critical forms of global spatial practice.
Led by chief curator Beatrice Galilee and curators José Esparza, Mariana Pestana, and Liam Young, the Triennale will provide a platform for emerging practitioners and protagonists whose work and interests are far from a traditional client-architect model. The exhibitions, conferences, talks, and fringe events organised by the curatorial team should introduce to the public, and a new generation of architects, this expansive and often unchartered field...