Keynote : "Re. Learning , Re.Teaching, Re.Thinking Architecture in and for cultures different from those of our own"

Thursday 31 August 2017

Darko Radović

Darko Radović is Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Keio University and visiting Professor at the United Nations University, Tokyo. Over the last twenty-five years he has taught, researched and practised architecture and urbanism in Europe, Australia and Asia, and held senior academic positions at the universities of Belgrade (1991-93), Melbourne (1993-2009), Tokyo (2006-8), United Nations (2009-current) and Keio (2009-current), in addition to a number of visiting positions of various length and character (eg. in Hong Kong, Singapore, Milano).
 
At Keio University, Darko Radović is a Head of Architectural and Urban Design Research Laboratory co+labo, co-founder and co-director of International Keio Institute for Architecture and Urbanism - IKI (with Sejima and Kobayashi; 2010), one of the founding members of Smart Communities Project (2015-2024) and Keio Architecture Initiative (2015-current). He headed strategic international research project Measuring the non-Measurable (2011-14) and sits on the Steering Committee of GESL - Global Environmental System Leaders Program (since 2012).
 
Darko published in Europe, Australia and Asia, in English, Serbian/Croatian, Japanese, Italian, Korean and Thai languages. His books include Green City (2005, Routledge/UNSW Press; with Low, Gleeson, Green); Urbophilia (2007, University of Belgrade PAPS Publishers); Cross-Cultural Urban Design (2007, Routledge, with Bull, Boontharm, Parin, Tapie); Another Tokyo (2008, University of Tokyo cSUR & ichii Shobou); eco-urbanity (2009, Routledge). He introduced Measuring the non-Measurable research book edition (Tokyo: flick Studio and IKI), which includes his small Tokyo (co-edited with Boontharm, 2011), The Split Case: Density, Intensity, Resilience (co-edited with Kuma, Boontharm, Grgić, 2012); Intensities in Ten Cities (ed., 2013); Tokyo dérive: In Search of Urban Intensities (ed., 2013); Subjectivities in Investigations of the Urban: the Scream, the Mirror, the Shadow, (2014) and In Search of Urban Quality: 100 maps of Kuhonbutsugawa Street, Jiyugaoka (with D. Boontharm; 2014).
 
In 2015 Darko Radović received the title of Honorary Alumnus of Keio, the oldest university in Japan.