Ecoweek 2015 in Thessaloniki
Date: November 1-7, 2015
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
ECOWEEK is also celebrating this year by bringing together 50 renowned architects, designers and environmental leaders, from the ECOWEEK conferences and workshops around the world, in a book on sustainable design and green architecture. Titled »ECOWEEK Book #1 – Writings from the ECOWEEK Workshops« the first book about the conference is marking the anniversary and will include projects and ideas by Bjarke Ingels, Kengo Kuma, Francis Kere, the late Francoise Jourda, Michael Sorkin, Gernot Minke, MVRDV, Ivan Harbour, Robert Swan, OBE and many more.
During the ECOWEEK in Thessaloniki, the participating students and young professionals will be encouraged to work in the public space, including schools, green open spaces, and the urban landscape. They will address issues of materials reuse and upcycling, and materials based on nanotechnology, to become active ingredients in a creative and innovative design process.
ECOWEEK is an opportunity for students and young professionals – primarily architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects and from other disciplines – to spend one week attending inspiring lectures and interactive design workshops held in real sites within the city fabric, led by local and international professionals, network with international peers and learn about sustainable design.
The conference is hosting in Thessaloniki professionals and students from Greece, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Holland, Denmark, Kosovo, and Liechtenstein.