The population of the cities is growing. The use and optimization of the available space is therefore becoming increasingly important. Concepts such as that of the "smart city" are intended to make cities more participative, and thus more sustainable and liveable.
But how do you best meet the requirements of urban conurbations? What can architecture and urban planning do to meet the growing demand for quality of stay in public spaces? Which "spaces" for the coexistence of the people and the social cohesion do we need?
- Prof. Simon Güntner, Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning, Vienna University of Technology
- Dr. Julia Jarass, Institute of Transport Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
- Prof. Regine Leibinger, architect, Barkow Leibinger Berlin, member of the board of trustees of the IBA 2027 StadtRegion Stuttgart
- Van Bo Le-Mentzel, architect, founder of the association Tiny House University and winner of the 2015 ZEIT Knowledge Prize - Courage for Sustainability