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Meetings - Workshops \ 5 June 2010


Design, Architecture & Sustainability

The Mariolopoulos - Kanaginis Foundation in collaboration with Benakis Museum co organized a scientific colloquium on June 5th 2010 on "Design, Architecture & Sustainability". At the colloquium where included invited speakers, renown scientists, architects and sustainable products producers.

The colloquium was organized on the occasion of the international environment day. The colloquium was attended by a large number of over 300, mostly young architects and a number of interested scientists and citizens in design and sustainability issues. The program and the list of speakers can be found below.

During the afternoon session from left to right Assistant Professor S. Zerefos, the Secretary of M.K.F. Professor C. Repapis, the Director of PHA Consult Mr. Abou-Zaki and the Managing Director of Space Syntax Mr. T. Stonor.

Panoramic view of the Amphitheater of Benaki Museum during the scientific colloquium.

The agenda and short curriculum-vitae of the speakers can be downloaded here.


10.30 - 12.15: Session I "Sustainability in architecture and the built environment"


A. Kotsiopoulos, Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

"Sustainability and aesthetics in architecture"

J. Smales, Executive Chairman, Beyond Green Group

"How shall we live? Sustainable places and sustainable lives"

T. Stonor, Managing Director, Space Syntax London

"Urban sustainability - the social, economic and environmental influence of spatial layout"

N. Fintikakis, Director of UIA - "ARES" WP

"Synergies of Architecture and Renewable Sources towards Climate Change"


12.15 - 12.45: Coffee break


12.45 - 14.00: Session II "Environmental Design in Architecture"


M. Santamouris, Professor, University of Athens

"Energy and Environmental Quality of the Built Environment in Greece"

S. Zerefos, Assistant Professor, Hellenic Open University

"Design ethics in the age of sustainability"

A. Abou-Zaki, Director, PhaConsult

"Environmental & Sustainable Approach to Building design and Sustainable Masterplanning"


14.00 - 15.00: Light lunch


15.00 - 16.30: Session III "greek green greet by droog"


R. Ramakers, co-founder of Droog

Lecture and presentation of the "greek green greet by droog" exhibition


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