Symposium ‘Climate and Design’, IABR Rotterdam, 29.5.2014

On the occasion of the publication ‘City and Wind – Climate as an Architectural Instrument’ (DOM Publishers, May 2014) and the participation of the research project ´51.9 ° N – wind – city – climate´ in IABR–2014–URBAN BY NATURE–, the TU Berlin, msa Münster and the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design (RAvB) organize a symposium that addresses the integration of climate into the architectural and urban design process.
How can the design of neighborhoods and buildings optimize the urban climate? Experts discuss the relationship between architecture, urbanism and environment.

Speakers: Chris van Langen (Dean Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design), Peter Mensinga (ARUP, Amsterdam), Tobias Armborst (Vassar College of Art/Interboro, New York), Duzan Doepel (Lector Sustainable Architecture / Doepel Strijkers, Rotterdam) Mareike Krautheim (Architect, Berlin/Rotterdam), Ralf Pasel (TU Berlin / pasel.künzel architects, Rotterdam), Sven Pfeiffer (FH Münster), Joachim Schultz-Granberg (FH Münster)

language: English
admission is free