Conference on Rebuilding the Future for People and Planet – Announcements

Conference on Rebuilding the Future for People and Planet
9-10 June 2022

Pontifical Academy of Sciences
Cassina Bio IV
Vatican Gardens
Vatican City

The Conference on Rebuilding the Future for People and Planet, hosted by Bauhaus Earth and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS), will take place June 9-10 at Casina Pio IV, PAS headquarters, in the Vatican Gardens.

Rebuilding the Future is publicly available via live broadcast. Please follow this link to register and join online.

The conference will open with a speech from Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, and will bring together world-renowned scientists, architects, spatial planners and policy makers to discuss the transformation of the built environment from a driver of climate and societal crises into a force for planetary renewal.

The program also includes keywords from Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, founder of Bauhaus Earth and PAS Academician; and Frances Kerry, architect and recipient of this year’s Pritzker Prize. The June 9 program will conclude with a conversation between Kéré and von der Leyen at the MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Art in Rome.

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, founder of Bauhaus Earth: “The conference will address a major challenge of our time: avoiding climate collapse through the deep and rapid transformation of the global built environment. The construction sector can go from climate villain to climate champion, particularly by shifting to bio-based materials such as wood and bamboo. This shift will require An unprecedented collaboration between the Global South and the Global North, integrating advanced technology and local knowledge, re-intertwining nature and civilization in urban space. That is why we hold an impressive diversity of experts from all over the world and across all related disciplines.”

Speakers at the conference include: Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, founder of Bauhaus Earth and Academic Pass. Frances Kerry, architect and recipient of this year’s Pritzker Prize; Joachim von Braun, President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences; Leslie Locco, architect and curator of next year’s Venice Architecture Biennale; Bjarke Ingels, a leading Scandinavian architect; Francesca Pria, President of the Italian National Innovation Fund; Shigeru Ban, architect, and 2014 Pritzker Prize laureate, Andrea Gebhard, President of the German Federal Chamber of Architects; Jeffrey West, President Emeritus of the Santa Fe Institute; Carlo Rati, director of the Sensitive City Laboratory at MIT; Wael Al Awar, Architect and Golden Lion Laureate for the 2021 Venice Biennale; Sandrine Dixon Dicliffe, President of the Club of Rome. and Archbishop Paul Gallagher.

the two days The Rebuilding the Future conference will bring together influential thinkers from previously isolated areas of expertise to discuss: building challenges and solutions across the world; meeting the earthly Bauhaus challenges – sustainable, inclusive and beautiful; From mining to gardening; natural and digital resources; And settling unsettled. The conference comes on the heels of the launch of Towards Re-entanglement: A Pact for City and Land, the Bauhaus Earth initiative, which calls for transforming the construction industry from an engine of the climate crisis into a renewable force.

About Bauhaus Earth
Bauhaus Earth is a non-profit organization, headquartered in Potsdam and Berlin, dedicated to transforming the construction sector and building policy into creative forces of environmental conservation and systemic renewal. Founded in 2019, Bauhaus Earth includes experts in the fields of architecture, planning, the arts, sciences, governance, and industry. Through in-depth research, demonstration projects, and political advocacy, Bauhaus Earth helps create buildings, cities, and landscapes that serve our planet and its inhabitants. The Laudes Foundation is a financial backer and partner of Bauhaus Earth.

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