FUTURE
ARCHITECT

CONFERENCE
9-10.09

THE FUTURE ARCHITECT CONFERENCE PRESENTS A SERIES OF LECTURES, DISCUSSIONS, AND WORKSHOPS ON THE TRENDS AND CHALLENGES FACING YOUNG ARCHITECTS TODAY.

FROM GLOBAL AGENDA TO CONCRETE ACTION
17:00-22:00

DAY ONE

09.09

Why design virtual floods? Why is a master plan a means of communication? How does the labor market adapt to young architects?
IMAGINING THE FUTURE, BUILDING ON THE PRESENT
17:00-21:30

DAY TWO

10.09

How can you design cultural spaces and not become an architectural snob? Who controls the experiences of theme parks visitors? Can an architecture school graduate have a stress-free job with no overtime?
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ROBOTIC PRODUCTION: CREATE AN INSTALLATION FROM BIOCOMPOSITES
4-6.09

WORKSHOP

4-8.09

Learn how to work with natural materials and see the basic parametric robot control under the guidance of Katya Bryskina and Vladislav Bek-Bulatov
19:00-22:00
11:00-21:00
7-8.09
HOW TO READ YOUR PROJECT: WORKSHOP FOR A MAGAZINE OF THE FUTURE

WORKSHOP

7-8.09

How can we imagine media in 2030?
11:00-20:00
FROM POWER STATION TO MUSEUM: TOUR OF THE GES-2
9.09

TOUR

9-10.09

For those who want to see how a former power plant is being transformed into a new urban cultural space
11:00-12:00
11:00-12:00
10.09
14:00-15:00
14:00-15:00
ON DOING NOTHING: POLITICS OF INACTION

READING GROUP

9.09

Reading group with Greek architect Aristide Antonas
10:00-14:30
ARCHITECTURE AS TEXT

READING GROUP

10.09

Discussion of Peter Eisenman and Rem Koolhaas's Supercritical under the guidance of Sergey Sitar and Marat Nevlyutov
10:00-14:30

FUTURE

OCCUPATIONAL TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

ARCHITECT

Seventy-five million tons of ice melts daily, causing irreversible climate change. The rate of population growth implies that by 2055, there will be 50% more people on our planet than there are now. Cities located near seas and oceans are unprepared for the rising water level. Large cities have an insufficient supply of affordable housing to accommodate all of the newcomers. Renewable energy sources are only just emerging on the construction market.

Architects across the globe gradually take on these challenges. All efforts are focused on reducing the gap between the reality that is already there and architectural form that lags behind. Sustainable materials, fast design, cheaper production, and flexible architectural and design solutions are increasingly being used. Gamification, augmented reality, and virtual designing tools speed up the adjustment of projects to new urban conditions. What technologies are already in place, and what has yet to be invented?

Global change also involves the review of projects' performance criteria. How do we evaluate professional success? What is more important: cheap social housing, a utopic technological city built from scratch in a desert, or a computer game simulating a new urban environment? There is no right answer, and it is up to you to decide what kind of future architect you want to become.