Tools of Building Practice

Online research workshop

2nd of March 2021
Antwerp 13 uur / London 12h / Pune 17h30

13.00 Introduction

  • Inge Bertels - Universiteit Antwerpen 

13.15 Visual discourses

  • Christine Wall – University of Westminster
    Picturing the post-war building site: personal, political and corporate photographs
  • Jelle Angillis – Universiteit Antwerpen
    The post-war construction site in photographs: a case study of the photographic collection of the Belgian contractor firm Van Laere (°1938)
  • Tony Presland – The Bartlett, UCL
    Picturing Construction, Constructing Identities: The Photographic Archive of John Laing & Son Ltd 

14.45-15.15 Break 

15.15 Written discourses

  • Katie Lloyd Thomas – University of Newcastle
    From species to brands on site: naming and other forms of clause in the architectural specification
  • Sarah Melsens – Universiteit Antwerpen
    Building specifications as glocal tools of practice: a long term and a micro history from Pune (India) 

 16.15 Q&A