Friday, October 1, 2010


The workshop is open to students of the EMU Post-graduate Masters in Urbanism (UPC Barcelona, TU Delft, KU Leuven, IUAV Venezia) and Masters students from the architectural department of St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering. Participating students will be coordinated by tutors from the same universities and external experts.

The inaugural lecture will be held at the beginning of October in St. Petersburg where academic staff and specialist-contributors will introduce the problematic of Saint-Petersburg and the region at large. The lecture will be followed by a site visit of Saint-Petersburg by combined groups of Russian and foreign students. The workshop agenda includes lectures, discussions, round table and design sessions where students, together with contributors from Italy, France, Sweden, UK and Russia will explore the problematic of post-socialist Saint-Petersburg.
Final results of the workshop will also be published and presented as a separate exhibition.

In addition to the academic programme the alternative evening meetings will be organized. The students will have an opportunity to meet the experts of various fields of arts, photography, cinema, theatre in the particular places of Petersburg.