CINEMATIC ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP: ONLINE LECTURE SESSION
SPATIAL TYPES IN LOCAL CONTEXTS - VENICE AND SINGAPORE
Join us for our online lecture sessions, Spatial Types in Local Contexts – Venice and Singapore on 18 September 2021, Saturday, 10am-12nn CET, 4- 6pm SGT.
The Venetian Townscape
by Deborah Howard, University of Cambridge, Professor Emerita of Architectural History
The lecture will focus on the assets and special problems of building in the amphibious setting of the Venetian lagoon. It will consider the relationship between land and water in the townscape of Venice, and its effect on urban space, amenities and building techniques.
About the Speaker
Deborah Howard is Professor Emerita of Architectural History in the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge. She is a Fellow of the British Academy. Her principal research interests are the art and architecture of Venice and the Veneto; music and architecture; and the relationship between Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean. Her books include The Architectural History of Venice (1980, revised 2002), Venice & the East (2000), Sound & Space in Renaissance Venice (2009, with L. Moretti) and Venice Disputed (2011). Her forthcoming book on proto-industrial architecture in the Veneto is in press.