Festival Hall Stage 2017

WAF 2017 Festival Hall Stage

Festival Hall talks focus on working globally, cutting-edge technology and innovative materials. The Festival Hall stage is located in the heart of the exhibition hall.

Please note updates will be made to the below programme and is correct at the time of it being published.

 

Wednesday 15 November 2017

​11.00 - 11.40

Performative architecture – landscape buildings

The roles buildings and landscapes can play in the city

Edouard Francois, Founder, Maison Edouard Francois

11.50 - 12.30

WAFX winner presentation and discussion

​Lunch

See the shortlisted architectural photography award entrants on the Festival Hall Stage screen

​14.20 - 15.00

Designing buildings to perform

Professor Stephen Gage, Professor of Innovative Technology, University College London

​15.10 - 15.50

Kim Neilsen, 3XN, Berlin Cube project

16.00 - 16.40

Performative architecture: Energy and carbonSimon Sturgis

Simon Sturgis, Managing Director, Sturgis Carbon Profiling

16.50 - 17.30

WAF Book Club

Cathy Slessor
Professor David Dunster

Moderator: Jeremy Melvin

 

Thursday 16 November 2017

10.40 – 11.20

Performative architecture – social ritual and public space

Design conceived as street theatre
​Creating a performance space as part of our social ritual

John Marx, Form 4 Architecture
Will Alsop, Director, ALL Design

11.30 - 12.10

Performance and technology

Michael Seum, Chief Designer, Grohe
John Kubassek, President, Engineered Assemblies

12.20 - 12.40

Pleased to meet you – three practices introduce themselves in five minutes 

Lunch

 

14.20 - 15.20

NICHE PANEL: Educational Performance

Panel Moderator:
Jörg Stollmann

Speakers:

  • Matthias Ballestrem TU Berlin
  • Bettina Götz UdK
  • Petra Vondenhof-Anderhalten Beuth University of applied science 

15.30 - 16.10

Disruptive Design: Sensor technology

Building technology that responds to behaviour and movement
Going beyond visualisation technology: creating interactive dynamic city models
The use of VR in architecture

Nick Tyler, Chadwick Professor of Civil Engineering, UCL

16.20 - 16.40

Pleased to meet you – three practices introduce themselves in five minutes 

16.50 - 17.30

Book Club
Manuelle Gautrand
Patrick Bellew

Moderator: Jeremy Melvin, Curator, World Architecture Festival

 

Friday 17 November 2017

10.40 - 11.40

The Future of Architecture

NATHALIE DE VRIES is the co-founder of globally operating architecture and urban planning firm MVRDV. Current projects such as Ravel Plaza emphasize investigative spa- tial research in regard to social and environmental integration.

SIMONA MALVEZZI is the co-founder of Berlin-based office Kuehn Malvezzi, specialized on public and exhibition spaces, such as the Flick Collection in the Hamburger Bah- nhof in Berlin or the Julia Stoschek Collection in Düsseldorf.

ANTJE BUCHHOLZ is a founding member of BARarchitekten, who work on the intersection of architecture and research with a focus on the development of urban proto- types informed by everyday studies, such as Spreefeld Berlin.

11.50 – 12:30

The Architectural Review's Emerging Architecture Award - Interview with the winner

This year's Emerging Architecture winner will discuss their winning project with Jeremy Melvin, Curator, World Architecture Festival and Manon Mallard, Deputy Editor, The Architectural Review

Lunch

 
14.20 – 15.00

The Architectural Review's Emerging Architecture Award - Interview with the shortlisted architects

This year's Emerging Architecture finalists will discuss their winning project and be interviewed by Manon Mallard, Deputy Editor, The Architectural Review

15.10 – 15.50

The Architectural Review's Emerging Architecture Award - Interview with the shortlisted architects

This year's Emerging Architecture finalists will discuss their winning project and be interviewed by Manon Mallard, Deputy Editor, The Architectural Review

16.00 – 16.40 

The Architectural Review's Emerging Architecture Award - Interview with the shortlisted architects

This year's Emerging Architecture finalists will discuss their winning project and be interviewed by Manon Mallard, Deputy Editor, The Architectural Review

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