A global multidisciplinary network on housing research and learning.
OIKONET is a network of 34 schools of architecture and planning, research groups, professional and community organizations, and local administrations from 25 countries in Europe and around the world. The goal of the network is to promote innovation in the study of dwelling at a global scale by interlinking three areas: pedagogy, research and community participation. The activities of this three year project (2013-16) are co-funded by the European Union through the EACEA. This website provides information about the project activities to partners and to other parties interested in the work of the network.
October 20, 2016
JIDA'16. IV Jornadas sobre innovación docente en arquitectura
Carla Sentieri has presented a paper to the conference “JIDA'16. IV Jornadas sobre innovación docente en arquitectura” which has taken place in Valencia, Spain, on 20th and 21st October, 2016. The paper titled “The integration of a collaborative platform with the de... READ MORE
September 13, 2016
THINKING DWELLING 2016/17
On Wednesday 14, 2016 it starts the second edition of the THINKING DWELLING program at the School of Architecture La Salle. The first edition took place in 2015/2016 with the participation of students and teachers from six schools from the OIKONET network. The purpose of THINKING DWELLING is The ... READ MORE
September 06, 2016
Across Disciplinary and National Borders: a pedagogical tool for re-use
Sandra Marques Pereira, from the University Institute of Lisbon, and Jim Roche, from the Dublin School of Architecture, have presented the paper “Across Disciplinary and National Borders: a pedagogical tool for re-use” at the 14th International Docomomo Conference that took place in, ... READ MORE
September 06, 2016
Third OIKONET "Global Dwelling" conference coming soon.
The conference will take place at the Renaissance Hotel, Manchester, UK, on 23 September 2016, hosted by the Grenfell-Baines Institute of Architecture, School of Art, Design and Fashion, Universi... READ MORE
June 26, 2016
Belgrade workshop in Serbian television
Reportage about the Belgrade workshop in the Serbian Radio Television (min. 45-49)
May 16, 2016
MOOC â€œ Housing Design: From Concept to Fabrication" Second edition starts on Monday, May 16th, 2016
The second edition of the MOOC “Housing Design: From Concept to Fabrication” will start on Monday, May 16th and will run for six weeks. Through a series of modules, the MOOC integrates various subjects that are combined to produce the design of a housing prototype: participatory pro... READ MORE
April 18, 2016
Sixth meeting of the subnetwork Housing Research, April 21-22, 2016, in Riga
The last meeting of the subnetwork Housing Research will take place at the campus of Riga Technical University. The meeting includes a study trip to Purvciemsone, one of Rigas' largest housing estates.
March 10, 2016
Third International Workshop - RENEWING : REVITALIZING Creating Liveable Cities
The third OIKONET international workshop will take place at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, from 6th to 11th of June 2016. This workshop will be dedicated to examining strategies that embrace the multiple dimensions, scales and actors involved in the process of creating liv... READ MORE
March 03, 2016
Sixth meeting of the subnetwork Community Participation in Barcelona, March 4-5 2016, hosted by Sostre CÃvic
The last meeting of this subnetwork will take place at the premises of the housing cooperative Sostre Cívic in Barcelona. The meeting includes a visit to two on-going projects managed by the cooperative in Barcelona and in Sant Cugat del Vallès.