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INTBAU World Congress
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Local Solutions to Global Challenges
London, 18-19 February 2015

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The Congress took  place at BMA House on Tavistock Square, WC1H 9JP on 18­19 February 2015.

People and communities were at the heart of the events which provided the opportunity for an international exchange of knowledge transcending the boundaries of style and place. It provided a forum for discussion and debate on the expression of local identity, culture, and tradition in an age of advancing globalisation.


Congress Themes

Three core themes will inform and tie together the Congress events:

1. PEOPLE WHAT MAKES A PLACE FEEL LIKE HOME?

New buildings and places should contribute to the development of collective identity. This Congress theme puts people and communities right at the heart of the design and development of new buildings and places. it will explore the local, regional and national traditions that provide the opportunities For communities to retain their individuality with the advance ofglobalisation.

2. EDUCATION - HOW DO WE DESIGN FOR ENDURING IMPACT?

New buildings and places should be built to last.

This Congress theme will discuss the skills tomorrow's designers, developers, and decision-makers will need to create durable buildings and places that are loved by their local communities.

3. SUSTAINABILITY WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE PAST FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE?

New buildings and places should support the resilience of local environments and the planet.

This Congress theme will explore the techniques, practices, and collective community knowledge that can make a significant contribution to the present and Future sustainability of the built environment sector.


Day 1

Session 1: People I What Makes a Place Feel Like Home?

Session 2: Education I How Do We Design For Enduring Impact?


Day 2

Presentation of INTBAU Excellence Awards

Session 3: Sustainability I What Can We Learn from the Past for a Brighter Future?