TECHNE: Special Series Vol. 2
Dialogues

Future scenarios. A Dialogue of Ingrid Paoletti and Maria Pilar Vettori with Gerard Evenden (Foster + Partners)

Published March 22, 2021
How to Cite
Paoletti, I., & Vettori, M. P. (2021). Future scenarios. A Dialogue of Ingrid Paoletti and Maria Pilar Vettori with Gerard Evenden (Foster + Partners). TECHNE - Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, (2), 182-184. https://doi.org/10.13128/techne-10709

Abstract

The idea of the Special Series ‘Future Scenarios’ is to put the architectural project at the centre of debate as a complex phenomenon, able to build a synthesis of scientific, social, political and cultural points of view, in a period where the anthropocentric perspective has radically changed our approach to the environment, to construction, to technology and materials, given their impact and effects on scarcity of resources and moreover today to urban health.

Gerard Evenden is Senior Executive Partner Head of StudioBSc, BArch (Dist), RIBA. Gerard Evenden has worked on a diverse range of projects during 26 years at Foster + Partners. Graduating from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology, Gerard’s interest in innovation, materials and new building techniques, is evident in his global experience and demonstrated by award winning projects across the world. Gerard led Masdar City and has developed pioneering high-rise towers and transportation buildings. He named his children, Florence and Sydney, after two competition wins. Gerard enjoys a family life in Wiltshire.

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