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.
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 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.