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Foster + Partners sustainability lead calls for more refurbishments and fewer basements to help fight climate change

December 1, 2021 Nat Barker 0
Christopher Trott of Foster + Partners

Architects should reuse existing buildings where possible to reduce embodied carbon and emissions, according to Christopher Trott, head of sustainability at Foster + Partners. Other ways of lowering emissions include not building basements, reducing spans, using less materials and making greater use of wood, Trott said. “The kind of immediate things that we can do

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Watch our live talk exploring the role of designers in environmental activism

November 26, 2021 Amina Amber 0
Collage of Rex Weyler, Nina-Marie Lister and Michael Green

To coincide with Greenpeace’s 50th anniversary, Dezeen has teamed up with Michael Green Architecture and Greenpeace to host a live talk to discuss the relationship between design and activism. Watch live from 4:00pm London time. The talk, titled Design, Activism and Impact, will be moderated by Dezeen’s founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs, and will explore

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Watch our live talk on how architecture can synergise with environmental systems as part of Velux’s Build for Life conference

November 17, 2021 Natashah Hitti 0
A photograph of the Velux event speakers

Creating eco-friendly buildings that support sustainable development is the topic of Dezeen’s third talk with Velux as part of the brand’s online Build for Life conference. Tune in from 9:30am London time to watch it live. The talk will see Dezeen founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs in conversation with Susanne Brorson, founder of Studio Susanne Brorson,

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Final day of Velux’s Build for Life conference features talks about designing sustainable buildings that last

November 17, 2021 Anna Marks 0

A panel discussion on reinventing existing buildings and a talk focused on designing architecture in tandem with natural environments are among the highlights of the third day of Velux’s Build for Life digital conference. Throughout the three-day Build for Life programme, which runs from 15 to 17 November, architectural experts will discuss climate-related challenges and

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Watch our live talk on beauty in sustainable architecture as part of Velux’s Build for Life conference

November 16, 2021 Anna Marks 0
Speakers at the Is the Future Beautiful talk at Velux's Build for Life conference

The second talk that Dezeen is hosting as part of Velux’s Build for Life online conference focuses on the importance of quality and beauty in sustainable architecture and placemaking. Tune in from 8:00am London time to watch it live. Dezeen’s founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs will moderate the talk, which is titled Is the Future

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Register free to attend the Velux Build for Life conference

October 29, 2021 Dezeen staff 0

Dezeen promotion: registration is now open for the inaugural Build for Life conference, organised by window manufacturer Velux to address climate-related challenges for the construction industry. Taking place 15 to 17 November 2021, the free, fully digital conference will see 90 speakers from around the world present on sustainable building practices and potential resolutions to

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Watch our Good Design for a Bad World talk about carbon at Dutch Design Week 2021

October 13, 2021 Amina Amber 0
Good Design for a Bad World: carbon

Dezeen has teamed up with Dutch Design Week to host a live talk about how designers and architects can help remove carbon from the atmosphere. Tune in from 11:00am Eindhoven time on Saturday 16 October. This special edition of Dezeen’s Good Design for a Bad World talks series looks at ways of tackling climate change

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Future housing will be built to facilitate remote working, say panellists of Aritco talk

October 7, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
Illustration for Aritco's Redefining Space white paper

Housing blocks with co-working areas and greener interiors will help facilitate remote working in the post-pandemic world, according to panellists in this talk that Dezeen filmed for lift brand Aritco. Titled Redefining Our Domestic Spaces, the talk took place last month as part of London Design Festival’s Design London trade show. Moderated by writer Riya

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Watch our live talk with Zaha Hadid Architects, ETH Zurich and Holcim on their 3D-printed concrete bridge Striatus

September 27, 2021 Calum Lindsay 0

Dezeen has teamed up with Holcim to host a live talk about Striatus, a 3D-printed concrete footbridge that the building material company built in Venice with Zaha Hadid Architects and Block Research Group at ETH Zurich. Watch live from 3:00pm London time. Moderated by Dezeen’s chief content officer Benedict Hobson, the talk will explain how

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Watch Atelier Bow-Wow’s 2021 Royal Academy annual architecture lecture

September 3, 2021 Benedict Hobson 0
Portrait of Atelier Bow-Wow founders Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima

Dezeen has teamed up with London’s Royal Academy of Arts to broadcast this year’s annual architecture lecture by Atelier Bow-Wow founders Yoshiharu Tsukamoto and Momoyo Kaijima. In the lecture, which is titled Architectural Behaviorology, the Japanese architects discussed the architectural impact of the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964 and 2021 and how it has

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