Studio Bagan

International Exchange
Location: YTU Yangon and Bagan, Myanmar; BTU Cottbus
Year: 2018ff.
Program: Global South, World Heritage, Alternative Tourism, Authenticity Concepts
Status: Interrupted
Tags: teaching, research

Team Studio Bagan 2018 
Jens Casper, Clara Rellensmann (lead coordinator), Prof. Karen Eisenloeffel, V.-Prof. J. Miller Stevens (BTU Cottbus), Prof. Dr. Pwint†, Dr Wint Tin Htut Latt, Langa Hkawng Zawng (Khaung Zaung), Htet Htet Lwin, Hnin Wint Ye (YTU Yangon); with students from YTU Yangon, BTU Cottbus and TU Berlin

In close collaboration with
AMA Association of Myanmar Architects
DAAD German Academic Exchange Service
Federal Ministry of Research and Education, Germany



“...knowledge transfer between advanced design approaches and the contemporary heritage discourse has the potential to catapult both heritage and design practices into the future.”



Studio Bagan is supported by
Goethe Institute Yangon, Myanmar
Tourism Transparency
Yangon Heritage Trust
Myanmar Department of Archaeology
Ministry of Hotels and Tourism (MoHT) Bagan Branch
Alowdawpyi Monastery
Sharky’s Bagan



History
Studio Bagan 2017: Building in Heritage Context
Studio Bagan 2018: Heritage Tourism – Conflicts and Chances
Studio Bagan 2020 funded, cancelled due to Covid-19
Studio Bagan 2021 funded, and cancelled due to the 01 Feb 2021 military coup



Publication
Clara Rellensmann, Karen Eisenloeffel, Miller Stevens, Jens Casper (ed.):
Studio Bagan: Heritage Tourism - Conflicts and Chances.
Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg,
IKMZ-Universitätsbibliothek, 2019; ISBN:978-3-940471-47-5