We should all be familiar with the statistic that the built environment is responsible for 39% of carbon emissions worldwide 📈. The opportunity for the sector to affect change and have a positive impact is, in a word, enormous. But what should be done?
While numbers and percentages are good at indicating how we should react, they cannot suggest how we should take action. On 24-25 March 2022 ⏰, in London 📌and via livestream 📡, INTBAU is inviting you to join the conversation on ‘How We Build from Here’, through two pertinent questions:
What With? 🔨
Who For? 👀
Discussions will range across verb tenses, as speakers, panels, case studies, and participants suggest ways we can learn from the past to act in the present out of concern for the future. Find out more about the event and how you can participate:
Programme, Speakers, Further Reading.
‘How We Build from Here’ is the next instalment of INTBAU’s biennial World Congress, which brings together global perspectives and knowledge for discussion and debate of critical issues facing the built environment in communities around the world.
Read the report from World Congress 2018 here.
INTBAU is a global network dedicated to creating better places to live through traditional building, architecture, and urbanism.
Image credits: Flat House, Cambridgeshire (2019) Practice Architecture; Primary School Tanouan Ibi, Tanouan Ibi (2016) LEVS Architects.
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