The conference discusses architectural policies across Europe, entrepreneurship and export of architectural services, the roles and operational models of state and municipal architects, among other topical issues. The conference, organised jointly with the Estonian Association of Architects, is geared for professionals, policy-makers and experts working with the built environment.
The key note speaker is a internationally acclaimed architect Massimiliano Fuksas who leads his architetural firm Studio Fuksas, with offices in Rome, Paris and Shenzhen. His creations include, among others, third terminal in Shenzhen International airport which is considered an important example of parametric architecture. In addition to various airports, his portfolio includes a wide array of works, urban projects, museums and conference centres. 40 years of international success story of Studio Fuksas is a fine example and a positive case for creative industries in the sphere of architecture.
The list of exciting speakers of the conference includes, among others Ciaran O’Connor, the Ireland State Architect; Leo Van Broeck, the Flemish Government Architect; Lars-Christian Uhlig, federal Office for Building and regional Planning, Germany and others.
The event is organised as part of 2017 Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Working language of the conference is English.
The EFAP General Assembly, which takes place on 22 September in the main hall of the Ministry of Culture of Estonia (Suur-Karja 23, Tallinn) is not open to public. The extended programme for 22 September includes site visits, tours and introduction to the Tallinn Architecture Biennale TAB2017 exhibitions and events.
Vaba Lava, Telliskivi 60a, C1, 10412 Tallinn, Estonia