Atmospheric Perceptual Awareness :: Open Lecture at Greenwich :: Auxiliadora Gálvez Pérez

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Please join us at the University of Greenwich for an architecture and landscape lecture by leading Spanish designer, academic and researcher Auxiliadora Gálvez Pérez (Gálvez+Wieczorek Architecture).

  • Open Lecture Series 2013/2014
  • Norbert Singer Lecture Theatre / M055
  • Mansion Site, Avery Hill Campus
  • Wednesday 5th March; 6PM

The lecture will focus on atmospheric perceptive awareness as an attitude to expand the way we read, transform and interact with our reality. This attitude will catalyse a spontaneous connection with our environment, with others and with ourselves, which is related to environmental, social and mental or imaginative aspects respectively. A group of aspects that is able to configure an ecological attitude. According to this, we will go through a collection of different landscape and open space or architectural projects developed by our office – Gálvez+Wieczorek Architecture – in relation to four blocks: The direct experience and the definition of an atmospheric perceptive awareness; the expansion of the quotidian experience through a somatic connection with the environment; the urban obsolescence as an opportunity to re-read and re-build reality; and tools ready to be used in the development of implementations and new synergies.

Auxiliadora Gálvez Pérez is an Architect and holds a PhD in architecture since 2012. She is professor at the E.P.S San Pablo C.E.U University, currently in Studio Design and in the Diploma Workshop. She taught on the Masters of Collective Housing in Madrid (E.T.S.A.M) between 2008 and 2013, and has been invited to develop several workshops and postgraduate programs in schools across the world. She developed her PhD at the E.T.S.A.M dealing with dance as an experimental laboratory for architecture. In 2003 she established Gálvez+Wieczorek Architecture with Izabela Wieczorek in Madrid, and in 2001 she was granted with a fellowship at the Casa de Velázquez.

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