Mon 17 Oct 2016 until Wed 19 Oct 2016 Bouwkunde, Delft

Dialogues for the future

Urban & Landscape Week
Mon 17 Oct 2016 until Wed 19 Oct 2016
Bouwkunde
Julianalaan 134 , 2628BL Delft
Entrance: € 6,- / 20,-

Every year, Polis Delft is organizing the Urban and Landscape Week. This event is an attempt to strengthen the connections to the field of Urbanism by understanding its routes, practices and contemporary issues, while trying to find its future possibilities. Urban and Landscape Week aims to form a platform for dialogue and discussion through a series of activities like lectures, workshops, exhibitions and symposium.

Dialogues for the Future is a three-day program scheduled between the 17th and 19th October 2016 hosted by TU Delft’s Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences. It includes both an intensive competition and a series of lectures. The competition is conceived as an invitation to students from different disciplines to explore extreme future scenarios in a creative way, while the lectures will serve both as a theoretical support for the competition as well as an event of great interest for the general public.

LECTURE SERIES
The lectures will serve both as a theoretical support for the competition as well as an event of great interest for the general public.
+Four speakers per day.
+First day focused on “Introduction to Future” – 17th of October 2016
+Second day focused on “Topics of Future” – 18th of October 2016
+Third day focused on “Dialogues for the Future” – 19th of October 2016
+Every speaker will address his/her field of expertise and its trend, impacts or effects in the future.
+Speakers ranging from Infrastructures, Communication & Technology, Energy transition, Environment & Climate Change, +Governance and Social Structures.
+Last day focuses of concluding the dialogues with a panel discussion along with jury members of competition and key note speaker prof. Carlo Ratti.

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