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Madrid-Berlin Heritage & Transformation of the City

ANCB: Berlin Madrid - 25th Anniversary of the Berlin Madrid City Partnership

Symposium and Exhibition Opening Madrid-Berlin
Heritage and the Transformation of the City
25th Anniversary of the Berlin Madrid City Partnership

Date: Monday, 4 November, 9.00 am (the event will start on time!)
Venue: ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory, Christinenstr. 18-19 (Pfefferberg), 10119 Berlin

This exchange between Madrid and Berlin examines the role heritage plays in transforming cities. It focuses on the scale of the architectural design project and that of the urban strategy. Fresh insights on heritage will be highlighted by the examples and experiences from both cities, as presented by their key architects, planners and politicians.

ANCB: Berlin Madrid - 25th Anniversary of the Berlin Madrid City Partnership
ANCB: Berlin Madrid - 25th Anniversary of the Berlin Madrid City Partnership


Welcome and Introduction
Dr. h.c. Kristin Feireiss, Founding Director, Aedes / ANCB, Berlin
Áine Ryan, Programme Director, ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory, Berlin

Focusing on the individual project scale:
Rafael de La-Hoz, Director, Rafael de la Hoz Arquitectos, Madrid
David Chipperfield, Director, David Chipperfield Architects, Berlin
Focusing on the urban planning scale:
Enrique Álvarez-Sala, Partner, Rubio & Álvarez-Sala Estudio de Arquitectura, Madrid
Reiner Nagel, Director, Federal Foundation of Baukultur, Berlin

Mayoral Addresses
The factor of heritage in making political visions for cities
Klaus Wowereit, Mayor of Berlin
Ana Botella Serrano, Mayor of Madrid

‚Intervention in 20th Century Heritage: Approaches, Process and Sensitivity‘, by
Fernando Espinosa de los Monteros, Founder and Chairman, Espinosa de los Monteros & Arquitectos Asociados, Madrid and
Jörg Haspel, State Curator and Director, Berlin Heritage Conservation Authority, Berlin
followed by a discussion with the four keynote speakers from the morning panel.


Madrid Moves. Tradition and Modernity
Madrid Moves aims to reflect the then and now of a lively city that is transformed according to the needs of the times and the commitment to its citizens to provide a quality living habitat that respects the environment. Anyone visiting Madrid may feel, in the streets, the pulse of the city and the joy of its people. Avant-garde architecture, with works by some of the best professionals of the time, make it a point of reference for its followers.
Welcome: José Francisco Garcia, Director General de Patrimonio Cultural y Calidad del Paisaje Urbano, Madrid

The symposium will close with a get-together including buffet lunch open to all attendees.

Admission is free. Please register for the symposium at reply@aedes-network-campus.de. We look forward to welcoming you.

Exhibition Details
Opening: Monday 4 November 2013, following the symposium
Exhibition: 5 November – 15 November 2013
Venue: ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory, Berlin
Opening Hours: Tues-Fri 11am-6.30pm, Sat-Sun 1-5pm

Please visit the ANCB website for more information.

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