/// Early afternoon: Dual perspectives from Mexico and China ///
Querétaro: Agenda Creativa – an experiment to fuel regenerative urban design for a city that’s a melting pot of biocultural diversity.
Presentation & get-together by
Ana Eugenia Vázquez Alemán, President Creative Quéretaro Council, and
Johann Llamas Vázquez, Sustainability Commissioner
Puebla: “Patio Efimero” (Ephemeral courtyard) explores the effect of design & architecture on the social fabric.
Presentation & talk by
Luna Vanessa Silva Muñoz, Director of the “Patio Efímero” Project, and
Gabriela Tinoco González, Head of the Visitors Attention Department of Puebla
Wuhan: Making a megacity waterproof – how the “City of Hundreds of Lakes” responds to weather and climate challenges.
A presentation by Lihua Zhang, Deputy Director of the Quality and Security Department, Wuhan
Shenzhen: How design is transforming a young metropolitan.
A presentation by Ting Xu, Secretary General Shenzhen City of Design
/// Later afternoon: Synthesis and outlook to the future ///
Designers: Voice of ethics in a technology-driven world?
Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Andrea Augsten.
Žan Girandon, product designer
Robin Hoske, researcher, designer and founder
Bettina Köbler, service designer & children’s rights activist
Guoda Treciokaite, material scientist gone fashion designer
Anastasia Zagorni, entrepreneur & academy teacher
Graz: Green Utopia.
A presentation by Didi Mosbacher, FH Joanneum
How an international engineering firm sees our future: Architectural legend Arup sends three thought leaders who describe the architectural, urban planning and futurological view of our living together tomorrow.
Rudi Scheuermann, Fellow & Lead City Business Germany
Tim Ahlswede, Director, Lead Architecture Team Germany
Franziska Turber, European Lead Arup Foresight
When design & science come together: Visions for a future worth living.
Panel discussion moderated by Jan Mirus
Mark Jenewein, architect (Austria)
Tita Larasati, designer and lecturer (Indonesia)
Nicole Michel, designer & mobility expert (Germany)
Victor Mata Temoltzin, economist and politician (Mexico)
Franziska Turber, futurologist (Germany)
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