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RIBA at The Big 5 Digital Festival 2020

From 23 to 26 November, The Big 5 Digital Festival ran an online event to connect and support the global construction community during these challenging and crucial times. As the festival's architecture knowledge partner, the RIBA delivered two seminars.

27 November 2020

On 23 and 26 November, the RIBA delivered two online seminars on the following topics: 'Designing for health: How buildings can promote wellbeing' and 'Sustainability reset: Architecture to overcome the climate crisis' as part of the Hello Gulf campaign at The Big 5 Digital Festival.

The online panel discussions and keynote presentation covered crucial subjects such as driving impact through diversity and inclusion, sustainability reset - architecture to overcome the climate crisis, the sustainable cities of the future and how environmental design can influence lifestyle decisions and promote better living, both mentally and physically.

Architecture panel discussion: Designing for health: How buildings can promote wellbeing with Jennie Binchy RIBA and Michael Obermair (as Moderator)

Panel discussion: Designing for health: How buildings can promote wellbeing

The online panel discussion with Jennie Bincy, Ann Marie Aguilar and Mina Hasman looked at health and how architecture's influence on our health is inescapable. What will be the impact of architecture on wellbeing and why should architects design with health as a priority?

Architecture panel discussion: Designing for health: How buildings can promote wellbeing with Mina Hasman RIBA and Michael Obermair (as Moderator)
Architecture panel discussion: Designing for health: How buildings can promote wellbeing with Ann Marie Aguilar and Michael Obermair (as Moderator)
Architecture keynote presentation by Gary Clark of the RIBA on Sustainability reset - architecture to overcome the climate crisis.

Architecture keynote: Sustainability reset - architecture to overcome the climate crisis

Gary Clark has delivered a keynote presentation on how architecture can overcome the climate crisis. During his presentation, he explored the question of how the practice, culture and pedagogy of architecture and landscape architecture need to shift to combat climate change.

Architecture keynote: Sustainability reset: Architecture to overcome climate crisis with Gary Clark, RIBA

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