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Lecture by Agnieszka Rumież: Polish experiences in social housing

Lecture by Agnieszka Rumież entitled: "Polish experiences in social housing". Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., in room Δ.

The lecture takes place in the context of Architectural Composition IV-V I B: Hybrid Ecologies (2022/23) studio taught by Sophia Vyzoviti, Professor, Dept. Architecture, UTH and is part of as part of our Erasmus+ educational exchange with Poznan University of Technology.

Agnieszka Rumież, architect and architectural historian, discusses state of affairs in Polish social housing in its historical dynamics, starting from Modernism and communist period – with a special concern on standards and norms of minimal space for living. Those historical examples will be confronted with the most recent social housing programs in Poland.

Short CV
Agnieszka Rumież, PhD, researcher and an academic teacher at Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. In July 2018, defended doctoral thesis on the subject of "Improvisation as a strategy in architectural design". In November 2020, achieved a Bachelor degree in Theoretical Mathematics at Adam Mickiewicz University, subject: “Interpretation of a functional program of a building in the light of planar graph theory”. As an adjunct lecturer at PUT she teaches History of Architecture (Gothic and Renaissance) and also History of Contemporary Architecture. She is also conducting design studio classes on adaptive reuse and heritage protection. Her works have been published in scientific journals and presented on international conferences. Her scientific interests orbits around aspects of mathematical modeling applied to architecture and heritage protection. Agnieszka is currently freelancing as an architect and interior designer in Poland.