ECOWEEK in Tilburg

Some pictures from the past week, which I spent in Tilburg (NL) as an observer and reporter for Domusweb on ECOWEEK… updates as soon as possible!

ECOWEEK is a non-profit non-governmental organization with the mission to raise environmental awareness and to promote the principles of sustainability through design.

W11 theme: Mega furniture. WS leader Wouter Stoer ONIX

ECOWEEK organizes international conferences and sustainable design workshops in cities around the world, to bring together and inspire professionals and students of Architecture, Design, Landscape Architecture, and Environmental Engineering in sustainable design.

W9 theme: Build with void. WS leaders Argjirë Krasniqi and Gëzim Paçarizi.

ECOWEEK is about education, networking and gaining skills and practical training with a special emphasis on sustainable design and ‘green’ buildings. ECOWEEK in the Netherlands is organized by Avans University of Applied Sciences.

W7 theme: Building a monument for a refugee with straw and wood. WS leaders Hilde Vanwildemeersch, Els van den Veyver and Cornelis Nuijten

A big thanks to Gie Steenput & Michiel Smits, extraordinary Project Leaders of this Ecoweek!

About paesaggisensibili

Architect and senior fellow of the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology of Toronto University, I'm a member of the board of directors of the Italian National Institute of Architecture (IN/ARCH) in Rome, where since 2003 I am in charge of the Institute Master Programs. My studies are rooted in the fields of architecture and philosophy of science with a special interest in biology and anthropology. Key words for my research are: Man, Space, Nature, Technique, Webness, Ecology, Relations, Interactions, Resources, Energy, Landscape, Footprint, Past and Future. My goal is to build critical understanding of the present to suggest useful strategies to build the future.

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