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PRESENTATION: "SHAPING THE CITY"

Shaping the City: A Forum for Sustainable Cities and Communities
13-14 Oct 2018
European Cultural Centre, Venice

Ulrich Gehmann and Matt Bühler will be representing Ideal Spaces at the European Cultural Centre's first conference, with a presentation and participation in a panel on Culture for Sustainable Cities.

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Shaping the City : A Forum for Sustainable Cities and Communities” includes all participating architectural schools and universities from across the globe from the ECC's current TIME SPACE EXISTENCE exhibition, along with other international institutions and architecture studios. The conference is to be held over 2 days on the 12th and 13th of October 2018 with a lineup of speakers, panels, from the different participants and guests.

The conference aims to inspire the next frontier of research focused on the structure of cities, culture for sustainability, resilience, livable communities, and architectural developments and advancements. This forum is conceived to exchange about the urban future of cities from universities, practitioners, architects, and others. A place where city changers meet and network with other passionate, innovative, inspiring professionals and researchers.

Over the course of 2 days, four sub-themes will be addressed, each presented by a keynote speaker, discussed by a panel of experts, and elaborated through case studies.  

Sub-themes for each panel include the following:

  • Built Environment and Architecture for the People

  • Urban Developments and Re-imagining the City

  • Innovation and Green Advancements

  • Culture for Sustainable Cities

Speakers include:

Odile Decq
SOM Architects: Mohamed Sheriff & Mina Hasman
KISD Koln International School of Design: Wolfgang Laubersheimer
University of Cincinnati: Terry Boling & Edson Cabalfin (curator of Philippines Pavilion) 
Domus Magazine: Walter Mariotti
Divina Abou Jaoude, architect
Ideal Spaces Group, Ulrich Gehmann
SUTD Thomas Schroepfer
UNDP, Jennifer Colville
Ravensbourne, Layton Reid
Universidade de Evors. Joao Rocha
Nikken Sekkei Architects

www.shapingthecity.org