Day 1 – 24 January 2024

15.00 - 16.00 / Introduction and greetings

16.00 - 17.00 / Keynote 1 – Tobias Theil Konishi, SLA Architecture

17.00 - 18.00 / Keynote 2 – Catherine Mosbach, Mosbach Paysagistes

18.30 / Drinks and Networking Talks

Day 2 – 25 January 2024

09.30 - 10.00 / Welcome

10.00 - 11.00 / Keynote 3 – Jeremy Till, MOULD

11.00 - 13.00 / Roundtable discussions

13.00 - 14.30 / Lunch Break

14.30 - 18.00 / Roundtable discussions

20.00 / Networking dinner (participation is optional, on request)

Day 3 – 26 January 2024

09.30 - 10.00 / Welcome

10.00 - 12.00 / Presentation of the roundtable’s conclusions and Final discussion



Chair: Gerardo Semprebon (DAStU, Politecnico di Milano)

Andreas Körner, University of Innsbruck / University College London
Surface Transgressions. Chronodiverse notions of texture and ecology in the age of climate change

Karel Vandenhjende, KU Leuven

Tiny City House. Architecture for an ecological transition

Mariana Pereira Guimarães, Politecnico di Milano

Water Connects Macro to Micro. Environmental and social porosity at the Schouwburgplein in Rotterdam

Sjoerd Brandsma, Wageningen University

URBAN OASIS. Richness of biodiversity within a theatre design competition

Sofia Souvatzoglou, Delft University of Technology
MEDI(CAL)TERRANEAN. Towards a New Therapeutic Architecture by utilizing the Healing Power of Nature

Zhengwen Zhu, Politecnico di Milano

Greenhouse as Method: Contemporary Climatic Machine Imagination+

Nicolò Chierichetti, Politecnico di Milano 

(Un)packing Highway Spaces. Borderscapes across forgotten landscapes and design opportunities

Chair: Francesca Zanotto (DAStU, Politecnico di Milano)

Eloy Llevat Soy, Politecnico di Torino

Plant Turn Debate. Its Significance for Architecture and Design

Camilla Allen, University of Sheffield

Forester’s Dream

Agata Ruchlewicz-Dzianach, Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk

Toward Tender Relationship

Lucia Ludovici, Politecnico di Milano

Shaping Policies through Design

Marco Veneri, Kingston University
Meanwhile, gardens! Local ecologies and tactics in the context of urban regeneration strategies.

Chair: Giulia Setti (DAStU, Politecnico di Milano)

Alberto Cervesato, University of Udine

Towards Ecological Transition

Maicol Negrello, Politecnico di Torino

The Architectures of Nature

Marianna Charitonidou, Athens School of Fine Arts

Ecosophy in architectural and urban practices

Daniele Roccaro, Università di Palermo

Transitory Oasis

Francesco Airoldi, Politecnico di Milano

Common Lands

Oswald Jenewein, University of Texas at Arlington
Adaptive Typologies. A Transscalar Response to Climate Change.

Chair: Chiara Geroldi (DAStU, Politecnico di Milano)

Ahmad Baydoun, Delft University of Technology

Weaponized Environments

Chiara Caravello, University of Liège/Politecnico di Milano

Nature beneath Architecture

Angelos Chiotis, Delft University of Technology

Material white

Amerigo Alberto Ambrosi, IUAV University of Venice

Foodscapes or the land of food

Filippo Lafleur, Politecnico di Milano/Delft University of Technology
The Super Valley: an exploration into possible nature-based agrarian futures