Wednesday, April 11, 2018
13:30 - FFB-22
Gertrud Olsson, Ph.D.

How can we use, manage and bring forward a cultural heritage? In Europe, there is a new-born interest in tiled facades, and in Turkey we find a deep tradition of tiles from the Seljuks to the Ottoman era. Thus, tiles and mosaics in architecture involves in a complex relation between tradition and modernity.

Gertrud Olsson, Ph.D. (Biography) 

Dr. Gertrud Olsson is an architect with a PhD in architecture, KTH School of Architecture, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm; a lecturer in Theory and History at HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts at Steneby, University of Gothenburg; a visiting scholar at SRII Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul.