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The Many “Lives” of Ancient Buildings. Aspects of Continuity, Maintenance, Upkeep, Abandonment, Demolition, and Rebuilding

The 4th seminar of the 6th Research Network „Building, Building Economy and Building Sites“ was held online on April 1st and 2nd, 2022. It focused on the “lifecycle” of ancient buildings (Fig. 1). In this context, we asked for models for upkeep, repair and reuse. Another point was the relationship between continuity and change as […]

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Lecture Announcement: PATARA. DIE URBANISTISCHE ENTWICKLUNG EINER METROPOLE. ZUM GEDENKEN AN PROF. DR. HALUK ABBASOĞLU

The Lycian city of Patara has one of the most important ports of the eastern Mediterranean. Due to the increasing commercial and military importance of its well-protected harbour, which was an emporium, Patara achieved the designation „caput gentis Lyciae“. The settlement structures of the city were also determined by the natural features of this harbour […]

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Cluster 7 Shaping Space – Shaping Society

The third roundtable meeting of Cluster 7 Shaping Space – Shaping Society took place on March 24th and 25th, 2022. Representatives of various disciplines from different departments of the DAI and universities discussed the role of „dimension“ in different building cultures.  Following on from last year’s meetings, aspects of the prehistoric buildings of the Near […]

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Lecture Announcement: ZWISCHEN ANSPRUCH UND NOTWENDIGKEIT: DIE HISPANO-RÖMISCHE KLEINSTADT MUNIGUA IN DER BAETICA

With the conquest of large parts of Europe, Rome was confronted with administrative problems. This task was assigned to the cities. At places where cities were lacking, as in the western, northern, and African provinces, sometimes they had to be established. The building requirements were always the same. Each city had to manage the task […]

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Workshop Announcement: Micro-Regions as Spaces of Socio-Ecological Interaction

Under the topic “Micro-Regions as Spaces of Socio-Ecological Interaction” the 1. TransPergMicro Milestone Workshop will be held online on 11.-12.03.2022. Graphic: B. Ludwig To participate in the event, please use the following links for registration. DAY 1: https://dainst-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsduqqpzsiHNKlk4f1aUQFDFx0QZy4WxC5 DAY 2: https://dainst-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApcOutrj4jGdOr-meH1d2IItsMH3l3JJgs The program of the event can be found at the following link. https://www.dainst.blog/transpergmikro/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2022/03/Program_Micro-Regions-as-Spaces-of-Socio-Ecological-Interaction_v1.pdf