On 29 and 30 August the Conservatorium van Amsterdam will host its first international conference, ‘Managing your Talents’. This conference marks the new collaborative efforts of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, the Theaterschool, the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam to link research and the performing arts.
We are proud and happy to present the WE LIVE HERE: An Academy 2013 programme. As in the previous two editions, WE LIVE HERE will once again be gathering together a temporary community of professionals from the performing arts and beyond, offering a space for encounters – a space to work and think together.
During the Day of Architecture on June 23, around forty buildings will open their doors to the public. The Amsterdam Academy of Architecture will participate by offering an architecture workshop for interested students, and the workshop for children ‘Build your dream house’.
Especially for people in the Eastern part of the world who have interest in the SDNO and would like to learn more about our programme and teaching methods the SNDO will set up an intensive course in Istanbul from September 9 until 20, 2013.
Photojournalist and writer Hans Aarsman is invited to deliver the annual Midsummer Night Lecture at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture on July 5th. Aarsman is a columnist for Dutch newspapers de Volkskrant and NRC Handelsblad. The Midsummer Night Lecture is organized every year and marks the end of the academic year.
Recent graduate Anna Allis from the Amsterdam based Academy of Architecture finished her degree with the project ‘Sous le Sable: Souvenir of a Mirage.’ It is the story of an imaginary airport city in the Algerian Sahara, working as a catalyst upon its surroundings.
The brand-new Junior Company comprises twelve young, extremely talented dancers: six dancers who have recently begun their dance career with the Dutch National Ballet and six talented students from the National Ballet Academy. They all have the potential to develop into future solo dancers.
Ricky Rijkenberg has been nominated by the Amsterdam based Academy of Architecture for the prestigious Archiprix, awarded to the best graduate projects among Dutch design schools in June. She designed a time capsule for Vienna remembering the glorious past of the Austrian capital called Zutritt Verboten.
Donna van Milligen Bielke is one of four students nominated by the Amsterdam based Academy of Architecture for the prestigious Archiprix, awarded to the best graduate projects among Dutch design schools in June. Her graduation project was also nominated for the Amsterdam School of Arts prize for 2012. Donna designed a new Amsterdam City Hall, a kind of Reversed Boogie Woogie.
The new publication ‘New Attitudes: Designing in Times of Transformation’, the seventh episode of the series Amsterdam Academy of Architecture: Research - Reflections - Projects, is finished. This episode focuses on the new role of the designer in (re) programming and (re) development.