Architecture of Change: architecture in the crisis areas and developing communitiesPavilion, Ullanlinnankatu 2-4, Helsinki - 14.8.2012 18:00 - 20:00
An evening with a lecture by Brazilian architect and urbanist Edgard Gouveia Jr, and presentations of two Finnish projects, Liina Transitional Refugee Shelter and Komitu. Edgard is an advisor and international speaker in the areas of young protagonism, molecular and community empowering and Cooperative Games, and has been a facilitator in the Cooperation Project. He is president and co-founder of Instituto Elos – BR, and in 2006 he became a Fellow of the Ashoka Foundation. He is currently involved with Warriors Without Weapons as co-creator and designer of the Oasis Game.
Liina Transitional Refugee Shelter is a transitional shelter intended to be a secondary response after a crisis anywhere around the world. It is designed and built entirely by the students of Aalto University Wood Programme 2010-2011.
Komitu Architects is a group of young architects and architecture students,focused on socially and ecologically sustainable architecture. They are currently working on Kouk Khleang Youth Center –project in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Read more