Programme

Monday, 06 October 2014

University of Barcelona - Assembly Hall & Aula Magna in the Historic Building

10:00 Reception
11:45 Welcome by Dra. Lourdes Cirlot, vice-chancellor of the University of Barcelona. Opening ceremony at the expenses of the Honorary Committee.
12:15 Inaugural videoconference at the expense of Arata Isozaki (Tokyo, Japan)
12:45 Speech by Christiane Crasemann Collins, Honor Presidency Co-Chair (West Falmouth, USA)
13:00 Lunch
14:15 Jan Molema (Delft, The Netherlands)
The egg of Columbus, the egg of Gaudí
15:15 Arnau Puig Grau (Barcelona)
De re gaudiniana
15:45 Josep Muntañola Thornberg (Barcelona)
The evolution of architects’ minds: Is Gaudi a forerunner?
16:15 Coffee break
16:45 Alejandro Aguilera González (Lomas de Santa Fe, Mexico)
Gaudí beyond the borders of Spain
17:15 Arnold Walz (Stuttgart, Germany)
Extending the form of Architecture
17:45 Ferran Adrià Acosta & Eugenio de Diego (Barcelona)
Gaudí in gastronomy, is it possible?
18:15 End of congress day
18:30 Cultural event. Presentation of the edition “Josep Carner, Auca d’una resposta del Sr. Gaudí” Authors: Jaume Coll, Francesc Artigau, Keith Adams

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

University of Barcelona - Aula Magna in the Historic Building

9:30 Thomas Ferk (Innsbruck, Austria)
Gaudí’s second hanging model – attempt at a reconstruction of the model and of the architectural project
9:50 Rainer Graefe (Innsbruck, Austria)
Reconstruction of the Church of the Colònia Güell and interpretation of the architecture
10:50 Coffee break
11:10 Daria Dellai (Ora, Italy)
Variants on Gaudí’s planning of the choir in the church at the Colònia Güell
11:30 Leonid Demyanov (Moscow, Russia)
String model – stone building. Masonry and Brick work of the Church of the Colònia Güell
11:50 Verena Darnai (Innsbruck, Austria)
Reconstruction of the columns in the Church of the Colònia Güell.
12:10 Ekaterina Lyubimkina (Moscow, Russia)
Daylight and color studies inside and outside of the church of the Colònia Güell
12:30 Anton Lyubimkin (Moscow, Russia)
Video visualisation of the reconstructed church at the Colònia Güell
12:50 Lunch
14:15 Salvador Tarragó Cid (Barcelona)
Some questions about the Colònia Güell and its Crypt
14:45 Jos Tomlow (Zittau, Germany)
Methodological aspects of historic hanging models in comparison with Gaudí’s work
15:30 Pia Subias Pujadas (Barcelona)
The arts of the earth: the crypt at the Colònia Güell
16:00 Carlos Flores López (Madrid)
The Gaudí total: relationship with Jujol
16:15 Coffee break
16:45 Antonio Sama García (Madrid)
On Gaudí and the method of composition: talking architecture
17:15 Manuel Medarde Sagrera (Colònia Güell)
The Colònia Güell: Gaudí's laboratory.
18:15 Galdric Santana Roma (Barcelona)
The ratchet for the planned bell tower for the church at the Colònia Güell, a never-completed campanology work by Gaudí, 1914
18:45 End of congress day
19:00 Cultural event. Presentation of the edition “Antoni Gaudí: Casa Bellesguard as the Key to His Symbolism”. Author: Carles Rius Santamaria

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

Day out to the Colònia Güell

Morning free time
16:00 Departure from the venue: Univeristy of Barcelona
17:00 Visit to the Crypt & the Colònia Güell Visit to the old textile Factory of the Colònia Güell, the Gaudí Research Institute headquarters.
20:00 Teatre FontovaGala Dinner
23:00 Return to Barcelona

Thursday, 09 October 2014

University of Barcelona - Aula Magna in the Historic Building

9:30 Josep Maria Tarragona Clarasó (Barcelona)
Chartres Cathedral, Gaudí and the Sagrada Família
10:00 Tokutoshi Torii (Kanagawa, Japan)
Height of the domes at the Sagrada Família
10:30 Josep Vicent Gómez Serrano (Barcelona)
Gaudí's Workshop studio
11:00 Coffe break
11:15 Conrad Kent (Delaware, USA)
George R. Collins contribution to Gaudí studies
11:45 Etsuro Sotoo (Barcelona)
Looking where Gaudí looked
12:15 José Manuel Almuzara Pérez (Barcelona)
Gaudí, can only ever be understood through faith
12:45 Lunch
14:15 Fernando Caruncho Torga (Madrid)
Truth and Garden
14:45 Anna Mollet Guilera (Barcelona)
Bellesguard, Gaudí at his most symbolic and unknown
15:15 Xosé Aviñoa (Barcelona)
Antoni Gaudí, a reformist inspired by Wagnerian mysticism
15:45 Coffe break
16:00 Jaume Massó Carballido (Reus)
Antoni Gaudí (Reus 1852 - Barcelona 1926) and his friendship with Eduard Toda (Reus 1855 - Poblet 1941)
16:30 Berthold Burkhardt (Braunschweig, Germany)
Monitoring and management of monuments conservation in Germany
17:00 Lucía Font Casanovas & Paula Sánchez Pérez (Barcelona)
Gaudí and the Avant-garde's (under the direction of Francesc Fontbona de Vallescar )
17:30 Peter Knaup (Germany)
Photographing the Architecture of Antoni Gaudí in Black and White
18:00 Hou Teh-Chien (Hangzhou, China)
The God, Gaudi-naturalism and Dragon
18:30 End of Congress day
18:30 Parallel activity. Special session at the film library Filmoteca: SAGRADA, el misteri de la creació; a film by Stefan Haupt. Introduction by Etsuro Sotoo.

Friday, 10 October 2014

University of Barcelona - Aula Magna in the Historic Building

9:30 Lectures by the Honorary Presidency Co-Chairs: Jordi Bonet Armengol (Barcelona): "The monument to Bishop Torras i Bages in the Passion façade of La Sagrada Familia"; Josep M. Martí i Bonet (Barcelona): "Gaudí Evocations of his disciples and admirers in the days after his death".
10:30 Congress conclusions by Marià Marin, historian and cultural manager, CoFunder of The Gaudí Research Institute
11:00 Closing ceremony by Dídac Ramírez Sarrió, Chancellor of the University of Barcelona
11:30 Farewall

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