13 March 2019, 17:00–19:00 | HIL H 40.4 (Plaza).

To celebrate the publication of Acculturating the Shopping Centre and the soft­cover edition of Shopping Towns Europe, Prof. Margaret Crawford (UC Berkeley), Paul Robbrecht (Robbrecht en Daem architecten) and Thomas Volstorf (Riken Yamamoto; Field Shop) will give brief presentations on shop­ping centre design, and subsequently join Prof. Tom Avermaete and Dr. Janina Gosseye in a panel­ discussion focussed on the shopping centre’s place specificity, and its role in creating urban collectivity.


Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta).

History and Theory of Urban Design, Prof. Dr. Tom Avermaete