Frictions challenges architecture, landscape architecture, and related fields to address three interconnected themes: DecolonisationEcology, and Practice

Frictions highlights ESALA’s ethos of critical engagement with the social and ecological urgencies of our time. This programme of events contributes to ongoing debates in research, practice, and pedagogy by celebrating a diversity of voices and a multiplicity of approaches.

Public Lecture Series 2020/21

Semester 1 

Wed 21 Oct 2020 | Dr Samaneh Moafi, Goldsmith’s (United Kingdom, Iran) | ‘The Plantation: Discipline of unruly waters, plants and peoples in Dez’ | Online | 7pm | View event > 

Wed 4 Nov 2020 | TAKA Architects, (Ireland) | Further information to be released soon | Online | 7pm | View event > 

Wed 18 Nov 2020 | Professor Hélène Frichot, Melbourne School of Design (Australia) | Dirty Theory: Architectural Smatterings | Online | 10am | View event > 

Wed 2 Dec 2020 | Professor Ahmed Ansari, New York University (United States of America, Pakistan) | ‘Design & Other Ontologies of the Human’ | Online | 7pm | View event > 

View the 2020/21 Semester 1 poster of talks >

Semester 2

Details to follow