May 5, 2020 - Research Unit for Architectural Typology and Design, Institute of Architecture and Design - Re-Thinking Tourism for a Planet in Crisis
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May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020

Research Unit for Architectural Typology and Design, Institute of Architecture and Design

Tourist: Your Luxury Trip My Daily Misery. Photo: www.medium.com. Edit: GBLTUWIEN.

Re-Thinking Tourism for a Planet in Crisis
Symposium + Exhibition
May 7–June 30, 2020

Re-Thinking Tourism Symposium 03: May 7, 3-8pm CEST

www.rethinkingtourismforaplanetincrisis.com
www.gbl.tuwien.ac.at
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Symposium:
All over the world experts, residents, and cities have been advocating for alternatives to the devastating impacts of overtourism on local territories, societies, economies and global climate.

The "Re-Thinking Tourism for a Planet in Crisis" symposium opens up a cross-disciplinary discourse on the possible futures of responsible tourism.

As the COVID-19 pandemic radically hits global tourism and the immediate environmental benefits become evident, this unique opportunity demands an urgent response and fundamental redefinition of tourism worldwide.

Speakers: Aljosa DeklevaMaria FindersTina GregoricPhineas Harper, Dean MacCannell, Timothy Morton, Oaza CollectiveJohn Thackara, Jakob Travnik

Moderation: Tina Gregoric, Jakob Travnik

Schedule (all times in CEST)

Introduction
3pm Re-Thinking Tourism for a Planet in Crisis – Tina Gregoric, Jakob Travnik, Institute of Architecture and Design, TU Vienna, AT

Panel 1
3:25pm Welcome To My Home: Urban-Rural Relations – John Thackara, Writer, advisor and bioregional designer, FR
3:50pm One Way Ticket to Infinity and Back – Phineas Harper, Open City, London, UK + Oslo Architecture Triennale, NO
4:15pm Implementing Nanotourism by On-Site Education – Aljosa Dekleva, AA nanotourism Visiting School, London, UK + Dekleva Gregoric architects, SLO
4:40pm MADE IN - alternative production systems – Oaza, Art and Design Collective, Zagreb, CRO
5pm Panel discussion

Panel 2
6:05pm Cheap Holidays in Other People's Misery – Timothy Morton, Professor, Rice University, USA
6:30pm No Culture without Hospitality – Maria Finders, Atelier Luma and Luma Arles, FR
6:55pm The Moral Economy of Tourism – Dean MacCannell, Professor Emeritus, UC Davis, California, USA
7:20pm Towards New Realities – Tina Gregoric, Professor, TU Vienna, AUT + Dekleva Gregoric architects, SLO 
7:40pm Panel discussion + conclusion

Exhibition:
The seminar "Re-Thinking Tourism for a Planet in Crisis" took place during winter semester 2019/20 at TU Vienna. Using the concept of nanotourism as a point of departure, the seminar focused on evaluating its characteristics through cross-disciplinary research, analysis and pattern thinking. 

The exhibition documents the seminar’s collection of reference projects, theories, texts and case studies through 9 visual essays, collectively hinting towards alternative forms of the study and design of tourism for a planet in crisis.

Mentors: Jakob Travnik, Amanda Sperger

Students exhibition group: Zajnab Ali, Emma Kaufmann-LaDuc, Barbara Krajcar, Tara Mücke, Peter Lechner, Hana Mladjenovic, Lauro Nächt, Katharina Sauermann, Aurora Zordan

Students seminar: Zajnab Ali, Anna Dür, Baran Demir, Christina Haslauer, Alex Grekoussis, Anargyros Lazarou, Anna Bernbacher, Emma Kaufmann-LaDuc, Daria Lanina, Barbara Krajcar, Lynn Karkouki Samman, Ada Curkic, Tara Mücke, Peter Lechner, Hana Mladjenovic, Lauro Nächt, Hanni Nusser, Katharina Sauermann, Aurora Zordan

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