Inside the City – Conference Programme Day 1


THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2018

10.00

Coffee and Registration

10.30

Introduction and Welcome:

Andrew Stone, Head of the Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design

11.00

Session 1: The interior’s context

Chair: Suzanne Smeeth-Poaros, The Cass, London Metropolitan University, London, UK
Tine Poot, University of Antwerp, Belgium:
“It is what’s inside, that counts.” The search for interior qualities in public space through the perspective of urban interiority
Dr. Seyed Ehsan Masoud, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran:
Urban Interior: Ignored spaces in the historical context of Kashan
Rachel Simmonds, University of Edinburgh/Edinburgh College of Art, UK:
Interior Externality: Inside Out Stranraer

12.30

Lunch

13.30

Session 2: Learning with the city

Chair: David Littlefield, University of West of England, Bristol, UK
Nerea Feliz, University of Texas at Austin, USA:
Places where I have slept
Colin Priest, Chelsea College of Art and Design, UAL, London, UK:
Ways of Finding / Wayfinding in Little Edo
Orit Sarfatti and Dr Andrea Placidi, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK:
The homeless project: social agency and Interior Architecture
Nick Rebstadt, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia:
About Now? Immanent Interior Designing in the Urban Interior

15.15

Break 

15.40

Session 3: Interior Lives

Chair: Professor Graeme Brooker, Head of Interiors, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Prof. Gennaro Postiglione, AUIC School, Politecnico di Milano, Italy:
Re.Co.De – Redesigning Contemporary Dwelling
Dr. Rod Adams, University of Northumbria, Newcastle, UK:
An Interior Anthropology: Frontiers, Thresholds and Boundaries
Dr Harriet Mackay, The Cass, London Metropolitan University, London, UK:
One City Many Lives; Charting the metropolis through interiors and interiority in Johannesburg’s Ponte City apartments

17.00

Break 

17.30

Keynote presentation 1:

Marcus Engman, CEO & Creative Director, Skewed Productions, Domston, Sweden:
Better homes by democratic design: How a design tool for making better products might be a way to create better interior design and architecture for the future
Chair: Andrew Stone

18.30

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This is an Interior Educators’ conference hosted by The Casslogo
Schedule

Details

Dates Thursday 22 and Friday 23 November 2018
Location The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design
London Metropolitan University
The Wash Houses
Old Castle Street
London
E1 7NT
Enquiries Contact Andy Stone: insidethecity@londonmet.ac.uk
Follow The Cass @TheCassArt