The Summit «ArchEurasia»: Architecture and Society
On October 1-3, 2020, the International Summit of Architects, Urbanists and Designers «ArchEurasia» will take place in Yekaterinburg (Russia).
The uniqueness of the ArchEurasia Summit is that, in addition to world-renowned architects and designers, the discussions will be attended by urbanists and popular bloggers, sociologists and culturologists, social movements and government representatives, technology companies and academic multidisciplinary institutions – everyone involved in the process creating a harmonious and safe living space. At the same time, the Summit is distanced from the influence governmental idolegemes and sectoral lobbying pressures.
The program of open discussions and debates includes 16 multidisciplinary sessions with the participation of experts and the general public.
The overarching theme of the summit is «Architecture and Society»
The sessions will focus on the following:
• pre-eminence of the principles of «sustainable architecture» as a response to the needs of the 21st century
• the growing social function of architecture
• professional ethics of the architectural community in the context of relationships with the authorities and business
• readjustable architecture and mobile spaces
• reconsideration of the concept of public space and home
• design innovations for the social sectors (healthcare, sports, education, hospitality, etc.).
• social activity and urbanism: the role of non-governmental movements in urban development
The end result of the Summit will be a memorandum summarizing the lively dialogue in a collective message to various sectors: recommendations to representatives of government authorities and various sectors, including those most affected by the consequences of the pandemic.
Memorandums on new approaches to the principles of design and organization of spaces of social environment facilities addressed to representatives of the tourism industry, healthcare, culture, sports, construction, etc. will be presented at industry forums over the next year.
The «ArchEurasia» summit of architects, urbanists and designers will conclude with the presentation of awards to the winners of the XVth International competition of architecture and design «Eurasian Prize».
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