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UIA World Architecture Day Webinar on October 4, 2021

France Architecture News - Sep 27, 2021 - 12:07   2308 views

UIA World Architecture Day Webinar on October 4, 2021

Created by the UIA in 1985, World Architecture Day is celebrated annually on the first Monday of October in parallel with UN World Habitat Day. 

The theme, “Clean environment for a healthy world” addresses housing, public spaces and global environmental issues in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the UIA hopes to contribute to the global conversation on the 2030 Development Agenda.

Join us on Monday, 4 October at 12:00 GMT (14:00 CEST) for a panel discussion with experts from around the world. With opening remarks from UIA President José Luis Cortés and moderated by Martha Thorne, Dean of IE School of Architecture & Design in Spain, the webinar’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Margaret Chan, former Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

The event will feature presentations from:

  • Maria Neira (Spain), Director, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health, World Health Organisation
  • Tommy Valdez (Philippines), Member of the Eastern Regional Organisation for Planning and Housing (EAROPH) and President, Society of Filipino Foresters Inc. (SFFI)
  • Richard Nii Dadey (Ghana), Architect
  • Ray Pentecost (USA), Director, UIA Public Health Group

You can register on this link.

Read the biographies of the participants.

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