Vernal Workshops: Familiarity

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Date: April 20-24, 2013
Place: santralistanbul Campus

İstanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Architecture is organizing 'Vernal Workshops', which will bring together a number of key professionals and academics working in the realm of architecture, design and art. The program aims at fostering an interdisciplinary exchange and production within an international platform.

Planned to be a yearly event, this second instance of Vernal Workshops will be a five-day long program between 20-24 April, 2013 involving a number of interdisciplinary workshops for students of art, design and architecture. Based in the santralistanbul Campus of İstanbul Bilgi University, the workshops will be open and free of charge to the students of BİLGİ as well as applicants from all over Turkey. This year’s conceptual framework is defined as ‘Familiarity’.

Workshops will be conducted by architects, designers and academicians from design schools, offices and organizations such as Design Academy EindhovenMade in ŞişhaneWelsh School of ArchitectureStudio Amita VikrantGreen Geometries LaboratoryThe Home Project and Augmented Structures.

Application Deadline: April 14, 2013

For more information and application:

Vernal Workshops are organized under the sponsorship of Vitra and with the contributions of Kingdom of the Netherlands General Consulate.

Workshop Coordinators:

Design Academy Eindhoven & Made in Şişhane
Nicole Dorsman // Peter van Casteren // Aslı Kıyak İngin

Welsh School of Architecture & Studio AmitaVikrant
Vikrant Tike // Nilüfer Kocabaş

Green Geometries Laboratory
Jaume Verdeguer Ruiz // Deniz Manisalı Leba // Melike Altınışık

The Home Project
Albio Nascimento // Kathi Sterzig

Augmented Structures
Refik Anadol // Alper Derinboğaz