International IGmA Symposium "Index of Modern Architecture"

July 1, 2022

Time: July 1, 2022
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(EN) The Institute for Principles of Modern Architecture (Design and Theory) at the University of Stuttgart is hosting the international symposium „Index of Modern Architecture“ at Stuttgart’s Weißenhofsiedlung on 1 July 2022. Renowned architects, researchers and artists such as Beatriz Colomina, Peter Eisenman, Michaela Melián, Tazalika M. te Reh, Jan de Vylder and many more will share their thoughts on the relevance of Modern Architecture for the present and future.

"Index of Modern Architecture" is part of the IBA´27 symposium "Legacy of Modernism" (29 June - 1 July 2022)
Date: 1 July 2022, 10:00–21:00
Location: Brenzkirche (Am Kochenhof 7, 70192 Stuttgart); Neubau 1, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Am Weißenhof 1, 70191 Stuttgart) and online
The event will be live streamed via and


Schedule International Symposium „Index of Modern Architecture“, 1 July 2022

PART 1: INDEX (In English Language)

Location:         Brenzkirche, Main Hall (Am Kochenhof 7, 70192 Stuttgart) + online stream

10:00               Introduction by Stephan Trüby

10:15               Opening messages by sponsors Philip Kurz (Wüstenrot Stiftung), Samir M. Sidgi (SWSG), Wolfgang Riehle (IBA’27 Friends e.V.) in conversation with Andreas Hofer (IBA’27)

10:30               Block 1 (A–D): hosted by Stephan Trüby

Athens (Sokratis Georgiadis)

Bricolage (Tom Emerson)

Colonialism (Tania Mancheno)

Culture (Sharon Golan)

Dissent (Verena Hartbaum)

11:30               Block 2 (E–F): hosted by Leo Herrmann

Economy (Elad Horn)

Experiment (Markus Allmann)

Feminism (Vera Krimmer)

Fiction (Sam Jacob)

Form (Peter Eisenman)

12:30               Block 3 (G–P): hosted by Stephan Trüby

Memory (Michaela Melián)

Modesty (Bernhard Furrer)

Neoliberalism/neoliberalization (Dasha Kuletskaya)

Orientalism (Mahy Mourad)

Periphery (Ute Meyer)

– Lunch Break –

14:00               Block 4 (R–S): hosted by Leo Herrmann

The Racial (Tazalika M. te Reh)

Responsibility (Xavier de Jarcy)

Roof (Stephan Petermann)

Socialism (Ievgeniia Gubkina)

Stuttgart (Stephan Trüby)

15:00               Block 5 (S–T): hosted by Stephan Trüby

System (Sonja Hnilica)

Topography (Marianne Baumgartner)

Transcription (Jan de Vylder)

Tuberculosis (Beatriz Colomina)

[Efficiency/Inefficiency] (Maren Harnack)

16:00               Block 6 (T–Z): hosted by Leo Herrmann

Underground (Martin Murrenhoff)

Universalism (Stephan Trüby)

World Trade (Centers) (Uta Leconte)

Zionism (Zvi Efrat)

– Ends around 16:40 –

INTERLUDE (In German Language)

Location:         Courtyard or „Aquarium“ at Neubau 1, ABK Stuttgart (Am Weißenhof 1, 70191 Stuttgart) + online stream

17:00               Opening messages to the IBA’27 summer festival by MdL Nicole Razavi, OB Frank Nopper und Regional President Thomas Bopp

17:30               Launch and presentation of ARCH+ issue 248 (guest editor IGmA, in Kollaboration with IBA´27): „Stuttgart, die produktive Stadtregion und die Zukunft der Arbeit [Stuttgart, the Productive City Region and the Future of Labour]” with Anh-Linh Ngo, Verena Hartbaum and Leo Herrmann

– Ends around 18:00 –

PART 2: EVENING PANEL (In English Language)

“(Modern) Architecture and Its Discontents”

Location:         Courtyard or „Aquarium“ at Neubau 1, ABK Stuttgart (Am Weißenhof 1, 70191 Stuttgart) + online stream

19:30               Panel with Beatriz Colomina, Xavier de Jarcy, Michaela Melián, Tazalika M. te Reh, Jan de Vylder, and Stephan Trüby (Host)

– Ends around 21:00 –


Location:         Weißenhofsiedlung and UNESCO-listed twin-house by Le Corbusier (Rathenaustraße 1, 70191 Stuttgart)

21:30               Performance/tour, afterwards projections and concert

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