Friday 17 April, from 14.30 to 18.00 Museum of Estonian Architecture - Ahtri 2, Tallinn

The Special Session was devoted to the Responsibility of the Architect as a Profession. It was an opportunity to illustrate best case examples, but specifically to focus on exploring international synergies to tackle diverse urban & social issues, such as Climate Change, Heritage conservation, Regeneration and Inclusion, bearing in mind the Architect’s unique role.

Presentations are available for download:

Triin OJARI, Director of the Estonian Architecture Museum 

Architecture Today: The Past Forming the Future

Mario CUCINELLA, founder of MCA Keynote speech “Sensitivity, Creativity, Sustainability"

Pedro RAVARA, Vice President of the Ordem dos Arquitectos Designing with local communities: an example in Mozambique

Simona GIROLDINI, TECNO Technological innovation & energy efficiency in furniture design 

Margus OJA, AEROC Constructional thermal bridges in aerated concrete buildings

Esa MOHAMED, President of the International Union of Architects (UIA) Malaysian Green Building Index – Toward a Sustainable Future

Jane DUNCAN, President Elect of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Internationalisation and Resilience

ACE-AIA-UIA Declaration on the responsibility of the architectural profession in tackling local and global challenges of our time




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