ECOWEEK 2012 : REUNION in GREEN DISTRICT
International Conference & Workshops for Architecture &
for Young Architects, Designers, Landscape Architects and graduate
In Krakow, for the first time in Poland, ECOWEEK brings together
the best among ecologically minded-architects, designers, landscape
architects, young professionals, and graduate students, in a week
of creative thinking 'out of the box', cooperation, dialogue, intercultural
exchange, networking, hard work and lots of fun!
ECOWEEK 2012 is a great opportunity for young professionals to share
ideas about 'green' buildings and 'green' urban planning, to hear
and meet other professionals, some of whom are the best architects
in the field, to learn from the experts in the field, to train and
gain experience in how to think, plan and design 'green'within existing cities and communities.
The ECOWEEK workshops will address REAL issues, in REAL sites, and
also give the opportunity for young professinals to share their
Don't miss it!
WHAT'S NEW in ECOWEEK 2012 in Krakow?
(a) This is the first REUNION of ECOWEEK! We hope to see you all
come back for networking, 'green' design brainstorming, and for
two day in beautiful Krakow!
(b) In cooperation with the Green District of Krakow - Zwierzyniec
and Villa Decius, the ECOWEEK 2012 workshops will address REAL issues
in REAL sites within Krakow.
(c) ECOWEEK invites young professionals to share their design ideas
of how to make cities and communities 'green' and sustainable! If
you have designed a project that you wish to share with other colleagures
and the ECOWEEK community, then ECOWEEK in Krakow is your platform!
You will be given the opportunity to present your project and to
exhibit your project in the planned exhibition. Contact
us for more details.
(d) ECOWEEK are assigned a design assignment BEFORE the ECOWEEK
event in Krakow. If you are interested to run a workshop with
students in your university, and then come to Krakow to present
it, visit the workshop page and/or contact us! More details
(e) This is the first ECOWEEK in Poland! The next ECOWEEK is planned
for 2013 and will include one-week workshops.
Look for the ECOWEEKGREENHOUSE! The GREENHOUSE is
a new initiative for innovation, social and environmental entrepreneurship,
which is already active in Greece and Israel. More details here.
ECOWEEK LECTURE SERIES
invited since 2005 internationally acclaimed speakers, expert
architects, landscape architects and engineers to give lectures
about their projects, explain how 'green' buildings work and how
we design and operate them, to lead design workshops and share their
experience, expertise and skills with young professioinals, and
to give us insights and inspire us about sustainable solutions in
design and beyond. Meet some of the distinguished ECOWEEK speakers:
Al Gore, Shigeru Ban, Ken Yeang, Francoise-Helene Jourda, Michael
Sorkin, Bjarke Ingels, Diebedo Francis Kere, Robert Swan, Rogers
Stirk Harbour, ARUP, Buro Happold, Rural Studio, WHITE Architects:
ECOWEEK is an independent non-governmental organization (NGO) established
initially in Greece in 2005 and active in Europe and the Middle
East. Its mission is to raise environmental awareness and promote
the principles of sustainability. ECOWEEK organizes workshops and
activity on environmental protection and 'green' buildings for young
professionals. ECOWEEK through he ECOWEEK GREENHOUSE,
a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship for society and the
environment, develops and implements real projects in real sites
addressing real issues and offering real solutions to local communities.
The ECOWEEK Network
has members in more than 30 countries. More
ECOWEEK was hosted in 2011 for the first time in Thessaloniki,
then for the first time in Milano, and the year was closed with
ECOWEEK 2011 in Athens and the opening of the ECOWEEK GREENHOUSE.
In 2012, ECOWEEK is scheduled in Jerusalem, Holon, Rishon, Tiberias,
Jordan Valley, Thessaloniki, Krakow, Rome, and Belgrade. In 2013,
ECOWEEK is scheduled in Copenhagen, Istanbul, Bucharest, Rishon,
and other cities. More details here.
If you want to help organize ECOWEEK in your city/country, contact
READ ABOUT ECOWEEK View
short video with ECOWEEK 2010 in the Middle East participants (Arabic,
Hebrew, Italian, French, and English)
Read ECOWEEK in thePRESS | ECOWEEK PRESS page (English) Read
ECOWEEK in thePRESS | ECOWEEK PRESS page (Greek) View
interview with ECOWEEK Chairman E. Messinas | ARCHITRAVEL (English) Read
ECOWEEK 2011 in Thessaloniki, Greece | Published in DETAIL (English) Read
PDF ECOWEEK 2010 in Athens, Greece | Published in KTIRIO
PDF ECOWEEK 2010 in Athens, Greece | Published in BUILDING GREEN
PDF ECOWEEK 2010 in the Middle East | Published in ECODOMEIN
PDF ECOWEEK 2010 in the Middle East | SHORT REPORT (English) Read
PDF ECOWEEK 2010 in the Middle East | WORKSHOP REPORT (English)
ViewECOWEEK Conferences & Workshops since 2008 in Greece
and abroad ReadParticipants' Comments on ECOWEEK 2011 in Milano, Italy ReadParticipants' Comments on ECOWEEK 2011 in Thessaloniki, Greece
ReadParticipants' Comments on ECOWEEK 2010 in Athens,
Greece ReadParticipants' Comments on ECOWEEK 2010 in the Middle East
ECOWEEK ... habits change ... climate change
View ECOWEEK 2012 in the Middle East in NTD TV (March 2012)
of ECOWEEK 2011 Workshop W7 from Milano, Italy led by Guidarini&Salvadeo
and Studio WOK Architects, Milano. View in YouTube
View short video (1:37 min) created by Workshop 13 participants
in ECOWEEK 2011 in Thessaloniki, Greece
short video (3:05 min) created by French Architecture student Caroline
Charvier for the ECOWEEK Workshop led by architect Michael Sorkin
in ECOWEEK 2010 in the Middle East
View short video (1:06 min) created by the
ECOWEEK Workshop led by Rural Studio
architect Daniel Wicke
in ECOWEEK 2010 in Athens, Greece
More videos will be posted.
ECOWEEK 2012 Partners in Krakow,
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