Panagiotis Farantatos

Doctoral Research Fellow - History of Art
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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 Georg Morgenstiernes hus 0313 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1020 Blindern 0315 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Humanities (Student) Department of Education (Student)

Academic Interests

Modern architecture, historiography, history of proportional systems, domesticity, sexuality and architectural space, peripheral modernisms, Mediterranean studies

PhD Project

Molding the Modulor. The Inception of the Modulor in Light of Le Corbusier's Theoretical, Creative and Professional Activity 1920–1950

summary

The PhD research project discusses the module, measuring tool based upon an idealized human stature of 1.83 m and two series of Fibonacci numbers, launched by Le Corbusier after WWII, basically through two publications: Le Modulor (1950) and Modulor 2 ( 1955). The PhD research aims to deconstruct the mythopoetic narratives provided within the books written by Le Corbusier, and to present the origins, as well as the several transformations of the system, since its first emergence during the years, until the publication of Le Modulor

Background
Teaching experience

02/2019-06/2019          Co-responsible for the MA/BA course KUN2135/KUN4135 19V Arkitekturens presentasjonsformer: Tegning, modell, fotografi og media, IFIKK, UiO.

09/2009 - 09/2010      Assisting Lecturer, School of Architecture, NTUA. Assistant to P.Tournikiotis (History and Theory 5, History and Theory 6, History and Theory 7, Special Topics in Architectural Theory) and V. Ganiatsas (Design Studio 9)

Education

2010  Postgraduate Specialization Master, "Design - Space – Culture". School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens

2005  Faculty of Architecture, CVUT, Prague, Czech Republic, 2005

2007  Diploma in Architecture Engineering. School of Architecture, NTU At hens

Other professional activity

2007 - 2016     Panagiotis  Farantatos, Architectural Studio, Athens, Greece


 

 

 

Tags: Architecture, Modern, Art history, 20th Century

Publications

Farantatos, P. (2019, forthcoming). "Le poids du monde: pour une rehabilitation de Thanos Tsingos" in P. Tournikiotis & F. Loyer (eds.) Volume collectif, Athènes-Paris 1945-1975. Du Mataroa à la Dictature. Paris Architecture , Paris  : Ecole Française d'Athènes (French) 

Farantatos, P. (2015) "Postface in the Greek edition" in Le Corbusier, Le Modulor & Modulor 2 , Athens: Papasotiriou Editions, 2015. Translated to Greek by Alkistis Costavara-Paparriga. Edited by Panagiotis Farantatos. (Greek)

Farantatos, P. (2013). "Entre Orient et Occident: L'Autre Grece" in Volume collectives, XVIIth Rencontre de la Fondation Le Corbusier, Le Voyage d'Orient 1911-2011 , Paris: FLC / Editions de la Villette. (French)

Farantatos, P. (2012). "Voyage d'Orient: Berlin - Brindisi" in Marida Talamona (ed.), L'Italia di Le Corbusier: 1907-1965, Rome: ELECTA / MAXXI. (Italian)

 

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