BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20230125T000000Z DTEND:20230125T000000Z DESCRIPTION:During the pandemic lockdown\, many people across the world ret urned to nature\, with a dramatic increase in outdoor activities such as n ature walks\, wildlife watching and gardening. Besides the health benefits of being in nature\, the trend revealed an increasing awareness of the ne ed for environmental sustainability and re-using\, sharing or repairing re sources through a circular economy across diverse populations. Now more th an ever we are aware of the importance of living in harmony with the natur al world. Not coincidently\, in various countries\, including Japan\, ther e is growing public discourse around the role of architecture and landscap e-architecture to re-evaluate traditional land-use methods\, their possibl e applications to modern life\, and efforts to support more robust biodive rsity.\n\n<em>Talking Sustainability—Ancient Wisdom\, Modern Practice</e m> invites audiences around the globe to a virtual discussion around the core issues of environmental sustainability in architecture and landscapes \, drawing not only on the wisdom of the past but also showcasing how some of the time-tested traditions still inform the way that contemporary arch itects seek to harmonize the built and natural environments. Highlighting award-winning projects by architects Hiroshi Sambuichi and Hiroshi Nakamur a\, our expert speakers will explore some of the key aspects of pre-modern relationships between humans and nature in Japan\, while assessing the po tential impact of global connectivity in achieving a more harmonious symbi osis with nature across cultures.\n\nSpeakers\nAzby Brown\, author\, artis t\, designer\nKen Tadashi Oshima\, Professor of Architecture\, University of Washington\n\nModerator\nŽeljka Carol Kekez\, urban designer\n\nhttps: // DTSTAMP:20231203T215611Z SUMMARY:Talking Sustainability – Ancient Wisdom\, Modern Practice URL:/en/events/2023/01/25/talking-sustainability-ancient-wisdom-modern-pr/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR