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Climate Change and Creativity

How can we deal with climate change? It will take a paradigm shift to find effective solutions capable of reversing the course taken by humanity since the industrial revolution and the consequent rise in global temperatures. In many cases, the legacy of modern architecture and planning has exacerbated critical global environmental conditions. How can we make this paradigm shift a reality? We must adopt a transdisciplinary, visionary, radical approach, innovatively drawing on the wealth of knowledge we already possess. To counter the now scientific certainty of climate change, its causes and effects, we must create a network, a backbone of creativity, through which to challenge the status quo and fuel the imagination of the next generations of architects.


Nicola Leonardi
Co-founder & Managing Editor THE PLAN

Introduction - Architecture
Prof. Alessandro Melis
Curator of the Italian Pavilion

Introduction - Climate
Prof. Roberto Buizza
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

Prof. Roman Frigg
London School of Economics (UK) Prof. Ed Keller | Director of the Center for Transformative Media at The New School, and Associate Professor at Parsons The New School for Design

Prof. Telmo Pievani
University of Padua;
Topic: Climate Change and Biology

Prof. Catherine Venart
Dalhousie University, Halifax (Canada)

Prof. Giuseppe Longhi