(Folk / Vernacular Architecture Network)
Joking statements: I am a fan of FAN.
It is better to use a van than a large truck.
The road to establishing FAN/VAN:
2011: The Committee for Folk Architecture was established on 18 April 2011, in the framework of the Veszprém Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. It operates in partnership with the Symmetry Foundation.
Each summer starting in 2011: The Committee organizes an annual domestic conference in the village Taliándörögd (in the framework of the the “Valley of Arts”, the largest all-arts festival in Hungary), and a summer camp called TASK (Traditional Architecture Summer Camp) first with the Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture (Budapest) and then with the Hild József Secondary Technical School of Construction (Győr)
(2nd International Conference of the Committee for Folk Architecture of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Veszprém)
Veszprém – Taliándörögd – Káli-medence, 27-31 August 2023
(In Hungarian) Nép(i)építészet: A hagyományoktól a jövőig (Az MTA VEAB Népi Építészeti Munkabizottság 2. nemzetközi konferenciája)
A konferencia a VEB2023 Európa Kulturális Fővárosa programsorozat eseményeként valósul meg.
The conference is an event of the VEB2023 European Capital of Culture programme.
Co-organized by the Research Institute of Art Theory and Methodology of the Hungarian Academy of Arts (MMA MMKI) and the Symmetry Foundation
The first conference was organized in 2012, but from now we plan triennial events with different sites in Central Europe.