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Drawing the Strands Together

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
Plenary / Interactive
english language

Speakers from each of the previously discussed focus areas will review the interconnections between the individual issues and outline opportunities for intervention.

Architect; Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade
Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati, architecture design office, Turin; Director, SENSEable City Laboratory, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York
Independent Facilitator, Quest Associates, Bath

Dr. Ljiljana BLAGOJEVIC

Architect; Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade

Assistant architect and researcher, Institute for Architecture and Urbanism of Serbia, Belgrade Architect, Renton Howard Wood Levin Partnership, London Architect, Office of Zaha Hadid, London
1986-1989
1989-1995
 Since 1997 Associate professor, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade
1995-1996

Ph.D. Carlo RATTI

Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati, architecture design office, Turin; Director, SENSEable City Laboratory, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

High school degree with science concentration at Liceo Segrè, Turin MSc Degree (Diplôme) at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris MSc Degree (Laurea) cum laude in Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino,Turin MPhil in Environmental Design in Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK PhD in Architecture, The Martin Centre, University of Cambridge, UK Ingénieur de l'Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées (France), government decree 1996 Architects Registration Board ARB, United Kingdom Member of the Italian Institute of Chartered Engineers
1988-1989
1989-1995
1989-1995
1995-1996
1998-2001
since 1996
since 1998
since 1999
 Currently:
 Director, Senseable city laboratory, MIT, Cambridge MA
 Director, MIT Italy Program, International Science and Technology Initiatives, MIT, Cambridge MA
 Co-Founder and Consultant, Superpedestrian (urban mobility start-up), Cambridge MA
 Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati , architecture design office, Turin

Ph.D. Saskia SASSEN

Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York

 Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University (www.saskiasassen.com). She is the author of several books and the recipient of diverse awards and mentions, ranging from multiple doctor honoris causa to named lectures and being selected for various honors lists. Her new book is Expulsions: When complexity produces elementary brutalities. (Harvard University Press 2014)

BA Peter WOODWARD

Independent Facilitator, Quest Associates, Bath

 Peter Woodward is an experienced independent facilitator. He specialises in the design and delivery of effective participative processes through his own business, Quest Associates Ltd. Assignments range from helping small teams to develop a strategy through to major multi-stakeholder international conferences. Peter supports clients from all sectors including local citizen groups, business, through to the European Commission. He is particularly active with clients who are working towards social, environmental and economic sustainability goals. Recent clients include the European Sustainable Development Network, EC EcoAP Green Innovation programme, the UK Charity Bank, The European Business Network and the Church of England. He has established a special reputation for bringing energy, enjoyment and added value into the conference setting.

Built Environment Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2014

10:30 - 10:50 Welcome and Introduction Plenary
10:50 - 12:00 Framing the Challenge Plenary
12:30 - 13:45 Providing Affordable Housing for All Plenary
13:45 - 14:30 Unleashing Radical Responses Plenary
14:30 - 15:30 Radical Responses Put to the Test Plenary
16:00 - 17:30 Meeting the Challenge – Presentation of Re:think | Housing.Construction.Policy. Plenary
17:30 - 19:00 Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Two Works in Progress Culture

29.08.2014

06:30 - 07:00 Book Presentation | Austrian Residential Culture. History and Perspectives Partner
07:00 - 08:40 Creating Liveable Neighbourhoods Plenary
09:10 - 10:20 Connected Cities for Social Cohesion Plenary
10:20 - 11:00 Drawing the Strands Together Plenary
12:30 - 14:10 Beyond Current Imagination Plenary
14:40 - 15:20 Working Together for Change Plenary
15:20 - 16:20 Top Ten Game-Changing Recommendations Plenary
16:20 - 16:30 Closing Remarks Plenary