‘Architectural Legacies’ is a conference organised by the ‘Novi Sad – European Capital of Culture’ Foundation as part of the architecture week of the Kaleidoscope of Culture programme arch. It will be held in Novi Sad, in the District, from 6 to 8 September.
The conference will deal with architecture in the European Capital of Culture – the reconstruction of the silk factory that was turned into the Svilara Cultural Station, the protection of the Almaš Neighbourhood, the restoration of the Suburbium, the arrangement and repurposing of the largest industrial complex in Novi Sad, and the like.
District, Radionica, location 10 / 5 p.m. / The Introductory Panel
District, Radionica, location 5 / 7.30 p.m. / Presentation of the project Metroplex 2022 – 2122
District, Radionica, location 10 / 4 p.m. / Center and Cultural Stations Panel
District, Radionica, location 10 / 6 p.m. / Creative District Panel
District, Radionica, location 10 / 8 p.m. / Final Panel
At the conference, the methodology used by the Foundation during the conversion of old premises will be presented in order to achieve long-term benefits and increase the quality of life of all Novi Sad residents. The audience will have the opportunity to hear stories about all the architectural legacies of the European Capital of Culture, but also the experiences of guests from the country and abroad, from the architectural industry, who have worked and are working on similar projects, at one conference.
Speakers at the ‘Architectural Legacies’ conference include Jordi Pardo, an independent expert of the European Commission for the selection of European Capitals of Culture, Idis Turato, from Rijeka 2020, Ángel Portolés, representative of the Faro Convention Networks, Eva Riccio, representative of La Friche la Belle de Mai from Marseille, who worked on the adaptation of a similar space to District in France, Siniša Jokić, director of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments, Dragana Konstantinović, professor at the Department of Architecture, Petar Đurđev, head of the Historical Archives of the City of Novi Sad, and Marijan Majin, president of the ‘Almašani’ Society, among others.
In the title year of the European Capital of Culture, the Kaleidoscope of Culture will be held for the fifth time, from 1 September to 7 October. Throughout Novi Sad, almost 1,000 artists and experts in the fields of architecture, literature, visual, performing and applied arts from 67 countries will implement more than 250 events.
Photo: Filip Petronijević