Danneskiold-Samsøes Allé 53
1435 København K
Open lecture by WOUTER VANSTIPHOUT
Wouter Vanstiphout (1967) is an architectural historian and a founding partner of Crimson Architectural Historians in Rotterdam. For the past twenty years Crimson has researched contemporary cities, curated exhibitions and published books on this subject but has also been involved in the practice of urban regeneration of postwar housing estates, and the transformation of historically sensitive buildings. Their largest project to date was ‘WiMBY! (Welcome into my Backyard) for the transformation of the Rotterdam Postwar Satellite Town of Hoogvliet between 2000 and 2007. Vanstiphout is Professor of Design & Politics at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical university of Delft in the Netherlands, and member of the national Advisory Board on Infrastructure and the Environment. With Crimson and FAT Vanstiphout curated the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale of 2014. Currently he is preparing a book on the relationship between Architecture, Planning and Urban Riots to be published in 2015.