Program

Arpil 6, 2000
Selina Korban Auditorium, Byblos Campus
14:00-14:15 Nabeel Haidar (Lebanese American University)
Opening Address
14:15-15:00 Joseph Rykwert (University of Pennsylvania )
“The Birth of the City”
15:00-15:30

Kevin Mitchell (American University of Sharjah)
“The Reality of Myth:
  On the Origin of the Gridiron Plan in Ancient Athens”

15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:30 Eric Huybrechts (CERMOC)
“Beirut: Metropolization and the Mediterranean City”
16:30-17:00 Pippo Ciorra (Universita’ di Camerino)
“Edge Landscape:
  The Infinite Waterfront of the Adriatic Metropolis”

 

Arpil 7, 2000
Gulbenkian Auditorium, Beirut Campus 
14:30-15:00 Benedetto Gravagnuolo (Universita’ di Napoli)
“Nea-polis and the Labyrinth:
  Foundational Myth and Urban Complexity”
15:00-15:30 Xavier Costa (University of Barcelona)
“Barcelona: Reconstructing the Seafront”
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:30 Jala Makhzoumi (Bartlett School)
“Environmental Sustainability:
  Addressing the Urban-Rural Interface in the Mediterranean”
16:30-17:00 Luciano Semerani
(Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia)
“Obscurity & Light: Appollo and Dionysius”
17:00-18:00 Round Table
18:00 Abdallah Sfeir (Lebanese American University)
Closing

 

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