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Patrocinio Ostuni

2nd Specialty International Conference

on Monumental Cemeteries: Knowledge, Conservation and Restyling

multicultural cemeteries
a contribution to the innovation of architectural planning
in a humanitarian framework of motivations
regardless any kind of religious or philosophical beliefs

10 –12 May 2013

OSTUNI

(BRINDISI)


Honorary President of BRAU 2
Emeritus Prof. Eng. Theodossios Tassios

 

Download the 1st Announcement (PDF) with Response Form and Registration Fee (english)

Download the 1st Announcement (PDF) con il Modulo di iscrizione e le Quote di partecipazione (italian)

 

Introductory Remarks and Congress Aims. Monumental Cemeteries have to satisfy prescribed requirements.
Conceptual Design has to rationally define the basic procedures to get sound arrangements not only safe but also
economical, aesthetical and of good quality.
Without wanting anything to remove from the expressive potential offered to the designer by the funeral theme, and to
the role of the cemetery structures within the theoretical debate and the routine European architectural practice, the
seminar proposes to create the conditions for a renewed approach to the spaces of the burial in the European countries.
In this optic there must be considered: the historical and artistic information of the good, the diagnostic one, the
evaluation of opportunity of intervention in technical-economic terms, the economic validation of the interventions, the
possibility to intervene with technical solutions able to support the maintenance and the improvement of the
performances in to be.

The seminar proposes, in a picture of thematic and correlated parameters, to:

  • Contribute to the editing of tools for supporting decisional actions, to appraise and to validate the action of
  • maintenance and retraining of the cemeteries, starting the elaboration of coherent trial, systematic and
  • informative statutes to the plurality of the existing cemetery typologies in Europe and other continents.
  • Diffuse the knowledge of the monumental cemeteries all around the world.
  • Develop synergies at Europe–wide level by multicultural collaboration and joint efforts, cohesively resulting in
  • the collective memory in the making.
  • Share the best experiences in interventions on existing cemeteries and innovative restyling projects.
  • Provide a forum for networking on historical and social values of historical-monumental cemeteries.

The conference invites papers concerning “Cemetery Complexes in open and covered spaces”, “Mixed cemeteries
(Christians, Moslems, Jewish, etc.)”, “Disused Monumental cemeteries in inhabited centers”, “Military
cemeteries”, “Protection of the Ancient Necropolises”,
on the following themes:

THEME 1. Knowledge

The cemetery and the relationships with the architecture and the sculpture.
The spaces of cemetery in different cultures.
Knowledge of cultural values of the cemeteries and sensitization/education/participation of the citizens to the
protection and restoration activities.

THEME 2. Conservation

Conservation and Restoration remedy and proposals, Risk Assessment and Management, Policy, New
management processes for the cemeteries.
Promotion of tourist activities and environment enhancement in the cemetery places.

THEME 3. Restyling and Innovation

Modern metropolitan cemeteries.
Interventions of rehabilitation, of space amplification, of functional and normative adaptation.


3 SPECIAL SESSIONS:
1. multicultural cemeteries
2. cemeteries along the ancient historical routes
3. necropolis vista sea


Final Paper:
No more than 8 pages, single column, single spacing, to use double spacing after subtitles or new paragraphs.
Figures and diagrams must be insert in the text. See attached example.
The final papers have to be receipts within March 30 2013, in formed word, max 4 Mb.
In case of greater extension of 4Mb, we pray you to send it by mail in form of CD.
Summaries and titles must be bilingual, English and Italian

Text could be written in Italian or in English languages.

Exposition of Posters and other illustrative material

It is possible to expose posters in the congress place, with format within the dimensional limits of cm 100 x 120.
The preparation of the posters has to be provided by the exhibitor himself on the spaces that will be indicated by the
organizing committee.
Exposition of further informative material (i.e. e. texts, illustrations, depliants, etc.) it should be in advance
agreement with the organizing committee.

Technical Visit

A technical visit to the monumental cemetery of Parabita (Lecce), ancient part and recent part it is foreseen. The visit includes an illustrative run of historical genesis of the complex, a run along the sculptural works of historicalartistic importance, an illustrative run of the works of restoration and restyling.

 

Chairpersons
Prof. Arch. Nina Avramidou, president of CICOP Net Confederation
Arch. Benedetta Maio, General Secretary of CICOP.Italy

Scientific Committee
Prof. Arch. Carla Giuseppina Romby, vice President of CICOP Italy, University of Florence, Italy
Dr Ajna Zatric, General Secretary of CICOP Net Confederation, President of CICOP.Serbia, Univesrity of Belgrade
Dr. Arch. Alice Tavares Costa, President of CICOP.Net Portugal, University of Porto, Portugal
Prof. Arch. Carlos Cacciavillani, CICOP.Italy, University of Chieti
Prof. Arch. Enrique Morales Mendez, University of Seville, Spain
Dr Arch. Ivo Heinrich Zemp, Federal Office of Culture, Bern, Switzerland
Prof. Arch. Gianni Bragheri, University of Bologna, Italy
Dr. Arch. Maria Daniil, Municipality of Athens, Greece
Prof. Arch. Grazia Gobbi Sica, New York University of Florence
Prof. Arch. Michela Rossi, University of Parma, Italy
Prof. Arch. Nuhad Abdallah, CICOP.Net Syria, University of Latakia, Syria
Prof. Eng. Camilla Sansone, University of Molise, Italy
Prof. Dr. Oddbjorn Sormoen, Directorate Cultural Heritage, University of Oslo, Norway
Dr. Eng. Aykut Erkal, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University, Turkey
Dr. Eng. Ufuk Soyöz, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University, Turkey
Prof. Mouratidis Anastasios, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dr. Arch. Anotònio Amaral, Direcção Regional de Cultura do Norte, Portugal
Dr. Eng. Majrena Zatric, CICOP Bosnia & Herzegovina, University of Sarajevo
Dr. Eng. Marta Stojmanovska, President of CICOP Fyrom, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius of Skopje,Burgaria
Arch. Eliana Mauro, Assessorato Beni CC e AA. Region of Sicily, Italy
Prof. Beatriz Oscar Cazzaniga, University of Tucumán, Argentina
Prof. Arch. Manuel Fortea, University of Extremadura, President CICOP.Net Spain

Technical and Organizational Committee
Arch. Monica Meucci (coordinator), Arch. Donato Cosenza, Carmelo Garofalo, Arch. Daniela Bernardi, Arch. Barbara
Vannelli

Key note Lectures
Prof. Arch. Eng. Maurizio Di Stefano, President ICOMOS Italy, University of Naples
Prof. Arch. Grazia Gobbi Sica, New York University of Florence
Prof. Arch. Manuel Fortea, University of Extremadura, President CICOP.Net Spain
Dr. Eng. Aykut Erkal, Istanbul Kemerburgaz University, Turkey
Dr. Arch. Maria Daniil, Municipality of Athens, Greece
Dr. Eng. Marta Stojmanovska, President of CICOP Fyrom, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius of Skopje,Burgaria
Prof. Arch. Nuhad Abdallah, CICOP.Net Syria, University of Latakia, Syria
Prof. Dr. Oddbjorn Sormoen, Directorate Cultural Heritage, University of Oslo, Norway
Prof. Arch. Nina Avramidou, president of CICOP Net Confederation
Dr Ajna Zatric, General Secretary of CICOP Net Confederation, President of CICOP.Serbia, Univesrity of Belgrade

Technical and Organizing Committee
Arch. Monica Meucci (coordinator), Arch. Donato Cosenza, Carmelo Garofalo, Arch. Daniela Bernardi, Arch. Barbara
Vannelli

Additional Information
Information regarding registration and accommodations, technical exhibits, social events, technical tours and other
issues will be included in subsequent announcement which will be regularly provided on web sites:


cicop.net, cicop.italy, brau.biennale

 

 

For more information about the congress, contact:


CICOP-Italy, c/o University of Florence, Dept. of Technology of Architecture
Via S. Niccolò 93- 50125 Florence, Italy
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Fax: +39-(0)763-610242; +39-(0)55-2055599
Tel: +39-(0)55-2055523/505; R.M. +39.339.6053.877 (Arch. Monica Meucci)

 

 

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Conference

 

OSTUNI MAY 10-12 2013

 

CONFERENCE THEME:

Monumental cemeteries

Knoledge, conservation

and restyling

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"Save a piece of history"

a RODI, Grecia

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al cemento armato realizzate

in epoca fascista

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