Somatics for Architecture and Landscape (2020-2021)

The University Degree in Somatics for Architecture and Landscape enters a new era.

Its two subjects (Laboratory of Somatics for Architecture and Landscape I- LSAAP I- and Laboratory of Somatics for Architecture and Landscape II- LSAAP II) re-invent their format and you can attend them according to two different modalities:

– Intensive on-site attendance:

“Laboratory I” will be developed throughout ONE WEEK intensively at the beginning of the year 2021, in JANUARY.

The “Laboratory II” will be developed throughout ONE WEEK intensively at the beginning of the summer of 2021, in JUNE.

– Remote / On-line:

 “Laboratory I” and “Laboratory II” will be held on TUESDAY from 19:00 to 21:00 (Spanish time).

Synchronous online sessions will be combined with remote, synchronous outdoor sessions, but not necessarily online.

The starting date for “Laboratory I” is October 20, 2020 and will end on February 2, 2021.

The starting date for “Laboratory II” is March 2 (2021) and will end on June 1 (2021).

 

PROGRAM:

The program is structured in five blocks:

1- SPACE NAVIGATION:

Notations

Components

Cognitive Maps

“Ecological Self”

 

2- LIVING SYSTEMS:

We are Planetary Matter

Fascia and Tensegrity, Biomechanics

Systems Life and Death

Interspecies relations

 

3- ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE SENSES:

Social and Political Body

Sensory Image

Sensory Systems

Synaesthesia and other Overlaps

 

4- IMAGINATION:

Theories of Imagination

Utopia as a Method

Imagination and Politics

Radical Imagination

 

5- EMBODIED COGNITION:

Antecedents of Somatics in Architecture and Landscape

Pedagogy and Laboratories

Situated Cognition

Extended Cognition

 

If you want to know the development of LSAAP in previous years you can see it here.

Somatics for Architecture and Landscape grants a total of 6 ECTS credits and has a cost per subject of 300€. The payment can be split. (The total cost of the Program including “Laboratory I” and “Laboratory II” is 600€).

Pre-registrations are already open, you just have to send an email to the following address in order to book your place: galvez.eps@ceu.es

Registrations will take place in September.

This Title is granted by the Institute of Technology of the USP-CEU and is associated with its Faculty of Architecture, but to study it, it is not necessary to have any previous degree or to be studying Architecture; we are open to multidisciplinary profiles.

Our program also has an agreement with the Feldenkrais Institute.

YOU ARE ALL WELCOME! And you are invited to try a session without any further compromise: just let us know and visit us!!

* Depending on the profile of the participants, LSAAP will be taught in Spanish, English or bilingual format.

LSAAP is directed by María Auxiliadora Gálvez