Building beyond the Mediterranean. Studying the archives of European businesses (1860-1970)Convegno / Conference : « Costruire al di là del Mediterraneao. Studiare gli archivi delle imprese di costruzioni europee (1860-1970)

Venerdì 11 Maggio 2012 / Friday May 11th 2012 
Facoltà di Architettura dell’Università di Firenze, Chiesa di Santa Verdiana, Piazza Ghiberti 27 

  • 10h00-10h30 : opening of the conference 
    Claudine Piaton (InVisu, CNRS-INHA, Paris), Ezio Godoli (University of Florence), David Peyceré (Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Paris) : Introduction

 Session 1 : Cities and Networks

  • 10h30-10h50 : Derya Nüket Özer (YEM, Archmuseum, Istanbul), Presentation of the virtual exhibition
  • 10h50-11h10 : Milva Giacomellu (University of Florence), Italian construction companies in Egypt
  • 11h10-11h30 : Daisy Vansteene (Écomusée du Bois-du-Luc, La Louvière) ? The Belgian company Baume et Marpent
  • 11h30-11h50 : Guy Lambert (École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Paris-Belleville, Paris), Bridge as ambassadors. Hennebique’s expansion in North Africa
  • 11h50-12h10 : David Peyceré (Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine, Paris), The Organization of the Hennebique Firm in the Countries of the Mediterranean Basin
  • 12h10-12h30 : Antonella Cabassi (Politecnico di Milano), Kosseir, a proshate-shipping town

 Session 2 : Building and embellishing

  • 15h30-15h50 : Anna Nuzzaci (University of Florence), The documentation concerning hospitals and schools in the ANMI archives
  • 15h50-16h10 : Paola Ricco (Florence), Art and luxury in the details. Italian decorators in modern Egypt, 1859-1967
  • 16h10-16h30 : Mercedes Volait (InVisu, CNRS-INHA, Paris), The restoration of the Muhammad Ali Mosque in Cairo, 1931-1938
  • 16h30-16h50 : Cristina Pallini and Annalisa Scaccabarozzi (Politecnico di Milano), Imagination, design, technique. Three European projects for Abu Simbel
  • 16h50-17h10 : Mercedes Volait (InVisu, CNRS-INHA, Paris), Search prospects
  • 17h10-18h00 : Discussion and conclusion