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Yellow Workshop: Local resources - Leveraging regional skills and metabolism

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Yellow Workshop: Local resources - Leveraging regional skills and metabolism

This workshop investigated the regionalism of different sustainability issues, with the goal of determining localized strategies for overcoming barriers to sustainable design and construction.

Moderator: Hansjürg Leibundgut; Reporter: Niklaus Haller

Symposium experts: Matias Echanove, Diébédo Francis Kéré, Geeta Mehta, Lucy Musgrave, Rahul Srivastava, Alex Buechi and Forrest Meggers

Experts

Hansjürg Leibundgut
Moderator Hansjürg Leibundgut Professor of Building Systems, Institute of Technology in Architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), Switzerland Read CV »
Matias Echanove
Matias Echanove Founding member of URBZ, Mumbai and Co-director of the Institute of Urbanology in Mumbai and Goa, India. Read CV »
Diébédo Francis Kéré
Diébédo Francis Kéré Principal of Kéré Architecture, Berlin, Germany and winner of the Global Holcim Awards Gold 2012. Read CV »
Geeta Mehta
Geeta Mehta Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York, USA and author of City Connect: Issues of Equity and Sustainability in the 21st Century. Read CV »
Lucy Musgrave
Lucy Musgrave Director of Publica, a London based planning and regeneration consultancy that advises developers, planners and communities on successful and sustainable neighborhoods and cities. Read CV »
Rahul Srivastava
Rahul Srivastava Founding member of URBZ, Mumbai and Co-director of the Institute of Urbanology in Mumbai and Goa, India. Read CV »
Alex Buechi
Alex Buechi Co-founder and Head of Diener Syz Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia. Read CV »
Forrest Meggers
Forrest Meggers Assistant Professor, School of Design and Environment, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Read CV »
Aneerudha Paul
Mobile Workshop Facilitator Aneerudha Paul Director, Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies (KRVIA), in Mumbai, India Read CV »
Ainsley Lewis
Mobile Workshop Facilitator Ainsley Lewis Head of Department at the Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute for Architecture and Environmental Studies (KRVIA), in Mumbai, India Read CV »
 

Timeline

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Concluding debate & findings
Presentation of expert papers
Visiting conceptual examples
Introduction to "Local resources" and presentation of expert papers
 
Forum Details
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Economy of Sustainable Construction
April 10 to April 13, 2013

Focus Sessions
Workshop Papers
Document
Leveraging Social Capital Credits for Sustainable Construction: From Mumbai to Kumasi
Geeta Mehta, USA
Leveraging Social Capital Credits for Sustainable Construction: From Mumbai to Kumasi
(PDF)
Document
Harnessing traditional building techniques to produce sustainable architecture
Francis Kéré, Burkina Faso
Harnessing traditional building techniques to produce sustainable architecture
(PDF)
Document
CREATE Campus
Forrest Meggers, Singapore/Alex Buechi, Indonesia
CREATE Campus
(PDF)
Document
Local Resources: Leveraging Regional Skills and Metabolism
Hansjürg Leibundgut & Niklaus Haller, Switzerland
Local Resources: Leveraging Regional Skills and Metabolism
(PDF)
Document
The Unruly Subject of Social Urban Landscapes
Lucy Musgrave, United Kingdom
The Unruly Subject of Social Urban Landscapes
(PDF)
Document
Neighbourhoods in-formation: Engaging with Local Construction Practices in Mumbai
Matias Echanove, India & Rahul Srivastava, India
Neighbourhoods in-formation: Engaging with Local Construction Practices in Mumbai
(PDF)
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