Program for the Oskar Hansen Symposium at BAS
- THEME: DEMOCRATIC ARCHITECTURE.
INTRODUCTION on August 30. at 17.00 hrs, in the main lecture hall:
PRESENTATION OF THE DIPLOMA WORKS OF THE YEAR, by the international team of assessors.
THE OSKAR HANSEN ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM OF OPEN FORM,- OPEN FOR ALL TO TAKE PART,
will be joint with the summer seminar for the BAS Teachers, in mutual relation of 50/50.
The symposium will be the year link of the BAS course, joining the diploma graduation and the matriculation of the new 1.year students, on September 1, which will be concluded by the welcome Speech of the BAS Rector Sixten Rahlff.
THE SYMPOSIUM PRESENTS ISSUES OF OPEN FORM (OF) - GREAT NUMBER (GN), FOR A DEMOCRATIC ARCHITECTURE.
The members of the OPEN FORM 2 group (OF2) present the basic steps of Open Form teaching at BAS, and the crucial foundation elements of OF in practice. All the participants are invited to take part in the discussion and clarification, of the BAS target and the purpose of Open Form, in ideology and practice.
BAS is an alternative school of Architecture. Its program and clarification have to be discussed and developed continuously. The teachers of BAS are obliged to its ideology, program, and aim.
17.00: Presentation of the Diploma works 2012. By the Team of assessors.
09.00 – 12.00: Session 1 – OPEN FORM, IN THE BAS STUDIES. THE SUBJECT BEFORE OBJECTS.
The didactics, the backbone of the course, the progression, and methods. Discussion on Democratic Architecture vs Expressions of Power. The meaning of Open Form.
12.30 – 16.00: Session 2 – BUILDING ALONG FJORDS AND THE VALLEYS – URBANIZATION.
The Values of the Landscape and Settlements, and a new Architecture.
16.30 – 18.00: Session 3 – NEW BUILDINGS OF OPEN FORM, DEMOCRATIC EXPRESSION AND G N. Public buildings, new student housing, student projects, in the city. Aims.
18.00 – 20.00: BREAK FOR DINNER.
20.00 – 21.30: Session 4 /BAF MEETING – ARCH.MNAL TERJE GRØNMO: GULATING LAW COURT.
Its new building in Bergen, in site, function, and expression. O F Dem.expr.
09.00-12.00: Session 5 – PHD of OPEN FORM. NEW AND NECESSARY / PART 3.
12.00-15.00: MATRICULATION CEREMONY for the new BAS students of the year.