RIBA International Week

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RIBA International Week 
RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
Monday 3 – Friday 7 July 2017

 

RIBA International Week will take place from 3 to 7 July 2017, with a programme of events and keynote speeches around the theme of the New Urban Agendathe United Nation’s global strategy on goals for sustainable development and housing over the coming two decades. The Week’s programme will facilitate engagement with the UN’s Agenda for architectural practices of all sizes, and architects at every stage of their career.

 

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The centrepiece of the Week, a day-long conference with key speakers including Dr Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat, world-renowned architects including Sir David Chipperfield, Diébédo Francis Kéré and Ma Yansong, urbanists and sociologists, will explore and highlight the expertise that architects can offer in the creation of 21st-century worldwide cities.

 

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Rapid urbanisation and migration are era defining. For the first time in history, more of us are living in cities than beyond them, but even urban success brings its own problems of overcrowding and escalating property prices. Given the current global climate, the aim of the Week is to be a voice for optimism, internationalism and sharing of ideas to show how architects really can be at the heart of better cities and places.

 

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The RIBA International Week programme includes:

  • RIBA International Conference: Change in the City: opportunities for architects in the New Urban Agenda
    Tuesday 4 July 2017 (TICKETED EVENT)
  • Launch of the RIBA International Prize 2018
    Tuesday 4 July (invited audience)
  • Beyond Borders exhibition
     London and Liverpool,  FREE entry – 3 July to 17 September 2017
  •  RIBA Late
    Monday 3 July 6pm to 10pm – FREE entry (registration essential)
  • Student masterclasses and charrette
    3-5 July (invited audience)
  • International Women in Architecture Lunch and Campaign
    Wednesday 5 July (invited audience)
  • Ambassadors’ Debate
    Thursday 6 July –  FREE event (registration essential)

 

more. www.architecture.com

 

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