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Next Generation Lab 2014

Panel discussion and reports from Lab operators

The panel discussion, moderated by Professor of Architecture & Design Marc Angélil (ETH Zurich), noted the relative absence of technology, materials, and environment within the group dialog. None of these, however, were lacking within the projects themselves, which proposed adaptive re-use, advanced environmental technologies, inventive site strategies, social innovations, and sophisticated aesthetics.

The “Next Generation” participants appeared to consider these criteria as given, preferring to discuss the importance of social interaction and cultural appropriateness. The panel concluded, appropriately enough, on the importance of aesthetics within sustainable design and construction.


Laurie Kerr
Laurie Kerr Director of Policy, Urban Green Building Council Greater New York City Area, USA Read CV »


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September 24, 2015

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