Tools of Building Practice

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2nd of March 2021

Antwerp 13h / London 12h / Pune 17.30h

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

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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