For details, go here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aa-extreme-environments-symposium-tickets-227587499337 AA School of Architecture online symposium on Extreme Environments as part of the MARS Visiting School Programme.
The symposium spotlights the unique architecture, engineering and construction opportunities and challenges within extreme environments through a series of presentations and discussions by world leading experts. Four distinct environments frame the sessions of the symposium: Desert, Oceanic, Polar and Space. The challenges of extreme environments have allowed architects and engineers to envision novel and creative solutions with vast applicability, often converging through the theme of material and resource efficiency as a key pillar for sustainable development in extreme environments. The online symposium will be available virtually to participants globally and followed by a series of three-day design and technology workshops. the symposium and workshops are organized by the AA Visiting School Mars programme.
Organized by Kais Al-Rawi, Dr. Nerma Cridge, Xavier De Kestelier, in collaboration with the AA public programme.
Confirmed Symposium Speakers:
o Michael Gernhardt (NASA)
o Melodie Yashar (ICON)
o Alexander Rose (Long Now Foundation)
o Michael Najjar
o Anna Talvi (Microgravity Technologies)
o Sebastian Frederiksen and Karl Johan Sorensen | SAGA Architecture