French Connection
Conference and round table discussion

French Connection

Walking on water: pedestrian bridges and inspirations on water 2009.10.26.

Conference and round table discussion organized in cooperation of KÉK and the French Embassy of Budapest, as part of the Architecture Month program series.

Speakers: 14:30 - 15:15 Marc Mimram (Fr): Sharing the city - Structures and Infrastructures 15:15 - 16:00 Dietmar Feichtinger (Au / Fr): completed pedestrian bridges 16:45 - 16:45 Ivan Andras Bojar (Hu): A selection of plans for pedestrian bridges in Hungary 16:45 - 17:30 Picnic Party - creative approaches to water architecture. A selection of KÉK.

Moderator: Ambrus Evva (KÉK)

18:00 "The Devil's Bridge" poetry performance Performed by Julien Blaine poet, performer, founder of the international Doc(k) Journal, the Tarascon international poetry meetings, as well as the International Poetry Centre in Marseille

Ambrus Evva

Ambrus Evva

Architect, grew up in Paris. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris-Malaquais in 2002. Between 1996-1997 he spent a year at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics where he got to know young Hungarian architects including some of the founding members of KÉK. In 2008, he became aware of the existence of KÉK. One cannot neglect that this fact played a role in convincing him to locate to Budapest. In France he has worked at firms with hundreds of employees (architecture-studio) and at number of smaller studios with experimental approach (Feichtinger, koz, plan01). He declares himself as one of the modest representatives of French "optimistic" architecture, so he regularly contributes in organising events within this subject.


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