28 Oct 3 Virtual Architecture Events in November
Resilience, sustainability and ethical responsibility are key issues that concern the construction industry nowadays. Here are three unmissable events around these issues that will be held during November.
Design Matters Lecture Series: Socially Resilient Design
November 4, 12:00 pm MDT
This event forms part of the Design Matters Lecture Series, which is hosted by the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape at the University of Calgary. It will be held by architect Fokke Moerek, who is part of major Dutch design firm MVDRV and will provide a fascinating take on the matter. Her lecture will reflect on the design of urban places, landscapes and architecture works, and the way they impact public life and social development. Moerek’s approach is focused on the possibilities that architecture and design offer in the search for a resilient future.
Build for Life Conference 2021
This series of events will offer an interesting approach to the connection between construction and people’s wellbeing. Architects, researchers, engineers and other professionals from around the world will exchange ideas on this issue in order to imagine innovative paths for everyone. This live broadcast will surely provide a comprehensive approach to the future of construction and the responsibility it carries.
The Human Cost of Architecture (J.E.D.I Talk)
November 18, 11:00 MDT
The J.E.D.I. talks have been held for a year and a half as a platform to discuss current social topics related to human wellbeing, inclusion and diversity. This particular event will be appealing for architects since it faces complex ethical issues with the construction industry. This talk will focus on the human dimension of architectural efforts, urban planning, design and development. Architects and students will share their opinions and initiatives towards a responsible construction industry.
These events will definitely provide fascinating ideas to nurture the conversation around the current state of the construction industry and its future. Share your insight with us! We would love to know your opinions on these topics.