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The Mediterranean City Between Myth and Reality


April 6, 2000
Selina Korban Auditorium, Byblos Campus

14:00-14:15   Nabeel Haidar (Lebanese American University)
Opening Address
14:15-15:00   Joseph Rykwert (University of Pennsylvania )
"The Birth of the City"
15:00-15:30   Kevin Mitchell (American University of Sharjah)
"The Reality of Myth: On the origin of the gridiron plan in ancient Athens"
15:30-16:00   Coffee break
16:00-16:30   Eric Huybrechts (CERMOC)
"Beirut: Metropolization and the Mediterranean City"
16:30-17:00   Pippo Ciorra (Universita' di Camerino)
"Edge Landscape: the Infinite Waterfront of the Adriatic Metropolis"

April 7, 2000
Gulbenkian Auditorium, Beirut Campus

14:30-15:0   Benedetto Gravagnuolo (Universita' di Napoli)
"Nea-polis and the Labyrinth: foundational Myth and Urban Complexity"
15:00-15:30   Xavier Costa (University of Barcelona)
"Barcelona: Reconstructing the Seafront"
15:30-16:00   Coffee break 16:00-16:30 Jala Makhzoumi (Bartlett School)
"Environmental Sustainability: addressing the urban-rural interface in the Mediterranean"
16:30-17:00   Luciano Semerani (Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia)
"Obscurity & Light: Appollo and Dionysius"
17:00-18:00   Round Table
18:00   Abdallah Sfeir (Lebanese American University)

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