Tate Liverpool Conference

Constructive Dialogues: Spanish Ceramics Innovation in Context


Join ECAlab for a symposium that brings together architects, artists, industry professionals, engineers, researchers and the public to discuss emerging thinking and ceramic futures.

IVACE in collaboration with the Environmental Ceramics for Architecture Laboratory (ECALab) are pleased to present the Constructive Dialogues: Spanish Ceramics Innovation in Context symposium, a one day event taking place at Tate Liverpool on Saturday 29 September 2018. The symposium is presented in conjunction with PlatFORM which will take place in Tate Exchange at Tate Liverpool between 22 - 30 September.

Through speakers’ presentations and chaired discussions, we will explore a wide range of topics relating to the role of ceramics in the production of architecture, such as:

  • Innovation, sustainability and technology
  • Craft techniques and experimentation
  • Ceramics, ornament and art in architecture
  • Ceramic futures: challenges and opportunities


Gonzalo Herrero Delicado

Architecture Programme Curator at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK


Ángela García de Paredes

Paredes Pedrosa Architects, Madrid, Spain

Lewis Jones

Assemble, London, UK

Elías Torres

José Antonio Martinez Lapeña and Elías Torres Architects, Barcelona, Spain

Clare Twomey

Clare Twomey, London, UK

Clara Vicedo

ASCER, Castellón, Spain

Luis Vidal

Luis Vidal + Architects, Madrid, Spain

Andrew Kiel

Sauerbruch Hutton, Berlin, Germany

Sponsors of PlatFORM

Tate Liverpool

Clore Learning Centre

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
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Date & Time

29 September 2018 at 11.00–19.00