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Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss "Social Architecture" in Philippines

Philippines Architecture News - Jan 22, 2018 - 07:43   14766 views

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

Anthology Architecture and Design Festival 2018, a three-day celebration of architecture and design, will discuss "Social Architecture" as this year's theme, which will be held on February 9 - February 11, 2018 at Fort Santiago, in the historic walled city of Intramuros, Manila, Philippines.

Anthology Architecture and Design Festival 2018 brings together top architecture and design professionals from all over the world in search of developing an architecture that promotes a network of inclusive barrier-free spaces that engage communities and their people.

This celebration comprising of lectures, workshops,seminars, competitions, and exhibitions will be held on February 9-11, 2018 at Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila.

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

Florian Heinzelmann and Daliana Suryawinata of SHAU. Image courtesy of LafargeHolcim Foundation

Students can purchase their a-day pass for P500.00 ($10) each and Professionals can purchase their a-day pass for P1000.00 ($20) each. If you want to participate in a workshop, you should buy your tickets separately from here. Purchase your regular tickets from here.

World Architecture Community is official media partner for this year's Anthology Architecture and Design Festival 2018, and will be sharing the most up-to-date news, key sessions and the most provocative talks throughout the event. 

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

Kai Uwe Bergman of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). Image © Flemming Leitorp

Joining the festival this year are prominent figures in the industry, including Kai Uwe Bergman of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Chris Bosse of Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA), Lyndon Neri or Neri & Hu, Takashi Niwa of Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Billy Kwan of One Bite Design Studio, Rachaporn Choochuey of all(zone), Raymond Hoe of Scott Brownrigg, Ben Duckworth of HASSELL, Erico Abordo of Architects of Accessibility, Twitee Vajrabhaya of Department of ARCHITECTURE Co., Dominic Galicia of DGA, Tobias Guggenheimer of SoFA, Chris Precht Fei Yi of House of Penda, Jinky de Jesus of Light Plan Inc., Yifei Li of Shenzhen University School of Art and Design, Florian Heinzelmann and Daliana Suryawinata of SHAU, Ivy and Cynthia Almario of Atelier Almario. 

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

From left to right: Chris Bosse, Alexander Rieck and Tobias Wallisser, LAVA founders. Image courtesy of LAVA

In addition to these, World Architecture Festival 2018 winners Alexander Furunes, Sudarshan Khadka Jr. of Project Tagpuro, and Edward Ng of Chinese University Hong Kong will be among the speakers.

Anthology Architecture and Design Festival is an annual three-day event that showcases architecture and design within the Philippines and the Southeast Asian region. 

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

Lyndon Neri of Neri & Hu. Image courtesy of Neri & Hu

Organized by WTA Architecture and Design Studio, the festival serves as a platform to bring together various practitioners and stakeholders and aims to increase awareness about the relevance of architecture and design in our urban societies. 

The event expects the attendance of over 100 leading local and international practitioners to lead the lectures, workshops, talks, design competitions and dialogues for an audience of over 6,000 architects, designers, developers and students.

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

Takashi Niwa of Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Image courtesy of Design Anthology Mag

Anthology began in June 2016 with over 2,000 guests in dialogues on “Stories About Architecture”; it was hosted by 65 leading built environment practitioners from seven countries including the Philippines, Hong Kong, South Korea, France, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, and Canada. 

On its second year, Anthology 2017 saw an exponential increase of attendees with over 4,000 guests and 83 lecturers, speakers and exhibitioners from eleven countries, now including Japan, Singapore, China, Thailand, Belgium, Denmark, and Vietnam. 

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

Chris Precht of Penda. Image courtesy of Archipreneur

The festival was rooted in the theme "Context and Intent", with lectures, dialogues and design competitions simultaneously taking place, resulting in rich multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural discourse which seek to explore new and better ideas.

Anthology Festival gathers top design professionals to discuss

Rachaporn Choochuey of all(zone). Image courtesy of Department of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University

Download the full speaker list from Anthology 2018 - List of Speakers.pdf.

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