Big Scale Problems-New Design Thinking
Do you consider large scale problems & solutions?
The Infrastructural turn symposium invites three renown, international practitioners to discuss their work in the expanded field of architecture in Europe and North America. Each is at the forefront of a growing movement of deploying design as a synthetic element within the rethinking and planning of larger systems and networks: infrastructure, agriculture, energy, urbanism, landscape, waste.
This fully funded (free to attend) event addresses cross disciplinary infrastructural issues with a three speakers and a debate.
We are expecting a wide audience – from representatives from national, regional and local government, environmental designers, engineers to architects and planners.
Alessandra Cianchetta, AWP (Paris + London)
Duzan Doepel, DoepelStrijkers (Rotterdam)
Mason White, Lateral Office (Toronto)
The talks will followed by a round table discussion hosted by Professor Thomas Jefferies, Head of the Manchester School of Architecture.
Friday, 22nd September 2017 6 pm – 8pm
Whitla Hall, Queen’s University Belfast (University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN)