V O L K W I N M A R G
Home Edition 2020
Let’s keep the cultural life alive! As a consequence of Covid-19, our social and cultural life has been reduced to a minimum and we all need to adapt to this unprecedented situation. Since we have a commitment with you, with the architecture scene, we came up with this new idea that is meant to lift your spirits and provide you with some genuine inspiration – at your home. Therefore, from Monday, March 23rd, onwards, each day at 7 p.m. we will be sharing one of the unique talks from the previous 35 events that we have held during the last 5 years.
TALK #16: Volkwin Marg
(Talk in German)
About Volkwin Marg
Volkwin Marg was born in 1936 in Königsberg, East Prussia. He studied architecture in Berlin and at the TU Braunschweig from 1958 to 1964. Together with Meinhard von Gerkan, he founded von Gerkan, Marg und Partner (gmp) in 1965. From 1979 to 1983 he was the president of Association of German Architects (BDA), in 1986 he lectured in the field of Urban Planning at the Faculty of Architecture at RWTH Aachen. Besides that he is a member of the German Academy of City Development and Regional Planning (DASL) as well as the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (HFBK).
He has been awarded numerous awards including Fritz Schumacher Prize, bronze plaque of the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg as well as the BDA Prize. In 2009, he received the Federal Cross of Merit 1st class, and three years later he received an honorary doctorate from the HafenCity University of Hamburg in the Department of Architecture. Marg is the principal of the Academy for Architectural Culture (aac), which he co-founded with von Gerkan as part of the gmp Foundation. www.gmp-architekten.de
AnA Berlin 03 – Exactly one year after the second edition in Berlin, Architects, not Architecture invited again to the Grand Hall of the Atze Music Theater on November 29th to closed the exciting year 2018 with the established architects François Valentiny, Volkwin Marg and Anupama Kundoo.
This talk is presented with the support of the German Velux Competition 2020.
Aufgrund der Situation durch das Coronavirus wird die Einreichungsfrist des Wettbewerbes auf den 23.04.2020 verlängert. VELUX Deutschland sucht Projekte mit hoher architektonischer Qualität, bei denen mindestens ein VELUX Produkt verbaut wurde: Dachflächenfenster, Lichtlösungen und Flachdach-Fenster, VELUX Modular Skylights oder auch Sonnenschutz- und Steuerungssysteme.
Sie können nun bis zum 23. April 2020 Projekte aus Deutschland einreichen, die zwischen dem 01.10.2015 und dem 12.01.2020 fertiggestellt wurden. Zugelassen sind alle Bauvorhaben, vom kleinen Eingriff im Bestand über die umfangreiche Modernisierung bis zum komplexen Neubauprojekt, vom Wohnungsbau bis zum Gewerbe- und Verwaltungsbau. Informationen zum Wettbewerb und die Auslobungsunterlagen finden Sie unter: velux.de/architektur/aw2020. Bei Fragen und Anmerkungen kontaktieren Sie bitte: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Feedback Cards for the Speaker
Maybe you have never attended our events, but perhaps know this already. Your effort is required! As the speakers share many of their personal experiences with us, we would like to present them a special gift, now digitally.
Please write into the text box below what you enjoyed most about the talk. Our goal is to present each speaker with personal feedback cards, as we do at our events. At our events, we collect the cards right before we start with the round-table-discussion and hand them over in a box at the end of the event.
Please participate! Our speakers love it and we want to continue with this tradition.
Here, we will collect the messages and forward them via e.mail to our speaker: