Lecture Cycle: 20th Century Architecture

12 November 2015 – 7 April 2016
19:30–21:00

DESCRIPTION

This course examines architecture in a wide historical scope, revealing its relation to the social, political and economic currents of the century.

This course of lectures offers an overview of the key movements in 20th century architecture, from Art Nouveau to Postmodernism. Anna Bronovitskaya (PhD in Art History and lecturer at MArchI) will present a summary of recent international research, as well as her own perspectives on the development of architecture in the context of 20th century politics, sociology, and economics. Soviet architecture will be discussed in terms of international trends, with a special focus on the circulation of ideas between countries.

ABOUT THE LECTURER

 

Anna Bronovitskaya is an architectural historian, director of research at Moscow’s Institute of Modernism. In 2015 she became one of the founders of the Institute of Modernism—an independent institution that researches Soviet architecture of the 1960s to 1980s. Since 1993, she has been lecturing at MARCHI. From 2011 to 2013, Bronovitskaya was head of the DOCOMOMO Russian section. She is also the author of multiple publications on 20th century architecture.

SCHEDULE

March 31, Thursday

how to take part

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