Sustainable Cities: Online Panel Discussion | UNESCO City of Design Subnetwork Meeting 2020

UNESCO City of Design Subnetwork Meeting 2020 Day 3: Online Panel Diskussion about Sustainable Cities, 7. Oktober 2020

In light of climate change and the fact that more than half of the world’s population already lives in ever-growing cities, the organization and design of cities, with their impact on resource consumption, are central to meeting this millennial challenge. The third day of the UNESCO City of Design panel discussion will focus on the theme of sustainable urban development.

Keynote Speaker Aglaée Degros, Professor of Urbanism at Graz University of Technology, will speak on “The Sustainable City – The Fragile City”.

Panelists: Husam al Waer, Professor of Architecture & Urban Planning, Dundee / UK, Paulina Cornejo Moreno Valle, Professor of Design & Social Innovation, Mexico City / Mexico, Sigrid Bürstmayr, Designer and Lecturer at FH JOANNEUM, Graz / Austria

Best Practice Examples from the UNESCO Cities of Design Network: Frédéric Cadet, Agence ecóDesign, St.Étienne / FranceDaniela Tahira, Project Manager Bairro Novo do Caximba, Curitiba / Brazil, Eldar Salahov, State Committee on Urban Planning and Architecture, Baku / Azerbaijan

Moderator Hansjürgen Schmölzer will guide through the program. UNESCO City of Design Subnetwork Meeting 2020 hosted by Graz in cooperation with Saint Étienne October 5th – 7th 2020 SOCIAL – SMART – SUSTAINABLE