Athens: Ecology + Environment + Architecture
10-13 April 2008
Organizer: AIA Continental Europe the European chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Organizing partner: Ecoweek
Embassies of Sweden and Denmark
One Planet Living
American School of Classical Studies
The Community Solution
Participation and support of:
Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE)
International Union of Architects International Work Program Architecture and Renewable Energy Sources (UIA-ARES)
This international architectural conference will have a message delivered by architects, internationally acclaimed keynote speakers and world-acclaimed documentaries. A message that comes forward from the ‘green’ buildings’ exhibition during the conference and the ‘green’ initiatives at the Zappeion; a message that will be revealed in the guided tours within the rich historic context of Athens.
Among the distinguished speakers are: ‘green skyscrapers’ architect Ken Yeang, ‘landscape healer’ landscape designer Julie Bargmann of DIRT Studio in Charlottesville, Virginia, Greek architect Alexandros Tombazis, and ‘BedZed London zero-emissions development’ director Benjamin Gill of BioRegional.
Early registration ends 29 February 2008