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Consistency of inner and outer spaces in European "Art nouveau" architecture

La cohérence des espaces intérieurs et extérieurs dans l’architecture « Art nouveau » européenne

Iekstelpas un artelpas Atbilstiba Eiropas Jugendstila Arhitektura

Art nouveau Network - Historical Lab 5

Réseau Art nouveau - Laboratoire historique 5

Art nouveau Network - Vēsturiskās laboratorijas 5

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Published on Tuesday, July 22, 2014


In the framework of the project “Art Nouveau & Ecology” actions, the Réseau Art Nouveau Network organises a series of five Historical Labs with the support of the Culture 2007-2013 Programme of the European Commission. The fifth of the series, hosted in Rīga, will explore on 5 September 2014 the following topic: Consistency of inner and outer spaces in European Art Nouveau architecture




09.00 Welcoming the participants

09.15 Welcome speeches
Mayor of Riga
Manoëlle WASSEIGE, President, Réseau Art Nouveau Network

9.30 Introduction by the moderator

  • 9.40 The concept from inside to outside in art nouveau apartment buildings: spatial compromises in urban context, Karin HALLAS-MURULA, Architecture historian, Tallinn University of Techno- logy, Institute of Architecture and Urban Studies, Tallinn EE, Lecture in English
  • 10.05 Inside and outside: the influence of the contemporary theory of space on Art Nouveau, Fabio MANGONE, Andrea MAGLIO, Università di Napoli “Federico II”, Napoli IT, Lecture in French
  • 10.30 Art Nouveau Architecture : the eyes are the windows to the soul, but not only ..., Leïla EL-WAKIL, Université de Genève, département d’histoire de l’art et de musicologie, Genève CH, Lecture in French

10.55 Debate and discussion

11.10 Coffee-break

11.30 Introduction by the moderator

  • 11.35 Bedroom, Facade, Courtyard and Forest – Gesamtkunstwerk of Art Nouveau, Jānis KRASTIŅŠ, RAAN loceklis, Rīgas Tehniskās universitātes profesors, Arhitektūras un pilsētplānošanas fakultāte, Rīga, LV,  Lecture in Latvian
  • 12.00 The Architecture of transparency in garden city and Glasarchitektur, Ramona NOVICOV, docteur en Histoire de l’art, membre du Réseau Art nouveau Network, Université d’Oradea, faculté de Constructions et Architecture, Oradea, RO, Lecture in French
  • 12.25 From the street to the hall: Decorative transitions from exterior to interior public spaces in blocks of flats in Central and Eastern Europe, David HILL, writer and teacher, Budapest HU, Lecture in English

12.50 Debate and discussion

13.05 Lunch time free

14.30 Introduction by the moderator 

  • 14.35 Art nouveau sgraffito in Barcelona: Façades and interiors, Daniel PIFARRÉ, Institut del Paisatge Urbà, Ajuntament de Barcelona, member of the of the Réseau Art Nouveau Network & Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona ES, Lecture in English
  • 15.00 Bringing Light to the Dark City of the North; Art Nouveau Architecture in Glasgow 1904-1909, Helen KENDRICK, Mackintosh Heritage Group, member of the of the Réseau Art Nouveau Network, Institute for Future Cities, University of Stratclyde, Glasgow, UK, Lecture in English
  • 15.25 Gustave Serrurier-Bovy : an architect at the dawn of modernity, Xavier FOLVILLE, Historien de l’Art, Centre Serrurier-Bovy, Université de Liège, faculté d’Architecture Liège BE, Lecture in French

15.50 Debate and discussion

16.05 Coffee-break

16.30 Introduction by the moderator

  • 16.35 The paradigm: A country oasis in the center of town, Casa Navas, Reus, Dolors BLASCO, owner of the Casa Navas, support member of the Réseau Art Nouveau Network, Reus ES, Lecture in English
  • 17.00 Between sea and sky, the bath complexe at Mondello, Palermo, Italy, Alma TORRETTA, journaliste, Palermo IT - Bruxelles BE, Lecture in English

17.25 Debate and discussion

18.00 Closing address by the moderateur

A simultaneous translation (French, English and Latvian) will be available to all participants.

The event is organized with the support of the European Commission Culture
2007-2013 and in collaboration with the City of Rīga.

COMPULSORY REGISTRATION (see the programme attached)


  • RĪGAS DOME, SĒŽU ZĀLE - Rātslaukums 1
    Riga, Latvia (1050)


  • Friday, September 05, 2014


  • art nouveau, architecture, Europe, spaces, heritage


  • Anne-Lise Alleaume
    courriel : info [at] artnouveau-net [dot] eu

Information source

  • Anne-Lise Alleaume
    courriel : info [at] artnouveau-net [dot] eu


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