The climate crisis has led to a paradigm shift in architecture that is unprecedented since the Modern Breakthrough. Established dogma and norms for quality and design are being challenged, and resource consumption in the building industry is facing radical changes. How do we strike the right balance between quick and long-term solutions, between greenwashing and architectural sustainability?
Emmy Laura Perez Fjalland (DK) is an external lecturer (PhD) at Roskilde University, writer, curator and guest lecturer at the Royal Danish Academy – Architecture, Design and Conservation. Among other platforms, Fjalland curates the Føljeton (Serial) newsletter ‘Jordbo’ (Earthling), which focuses on the ecological crisis.
Flemming Rafn Thomsen (DK) is an architect and co-founder of Third Nature. Among other accolades, the firm has received Årets Arne (Arne of the Year) 2021 for Enghave Park’s Climate Park and been included in ‘Best of What’s New’ from Popular Science for the ‘Climate Tile’, which has received several other nominations.
Mette Tony (DK) is an architect, professional juror, foundation member, co-founder of Praksis and chairman of Nykredit’s Architecture Award. Mette Tony is the recipient of the Eckersberg Medal and Nykredit’s Architecture Award, among other accolades.
Marianne Krogh (DK) is an editor in a publishing house, curator, art historian and PhD of architecture. She recently curated the ‘Con-nect-ed-ness’ exhibition in the Danish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021. Previously, she was a commissioner for the Danish Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale and a curator for the Danish contribution to the São Paulo Biennale.