Martha Thorne
Martha Thorne Dean - IE School of Architecture and Design IE University Madrid, Spain

Biography

Martha Thorne is passionate about cities , innovative education linking our built, natural and digital environments, and using the processes of architecture and design to creatively approach the major challenges facing cities today.

Sessions

Save to calendar 16-11-2021 17:15 16-11-2021 17:27 Europe/Madrid Urban Education’s Impact on Future Cities

City-making programmes and city planning can play a key role on addressing urban challenges. This session will count on two academic personalities to discuss how to create awareness on urban culture and to remark the importance of excellence in urban design. Additionally, technology will also take part of the conversation as it can help building better cities and preserve their environment.

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Save to calendar 18-11-2021 10:30 18-11-2021 11:30 Europe/Madrid Revitalizing our Cities, Relaunching Local Economies

Since the industrial revolution, cities have been centres of production and economic dynamism. In the current post-pandemic context, cities are striving to relaunch their local economies. The most successful initiatives are those linked to innovation, clusters and the use of new technologies. But, how can cities guarantee that the economic relaunch positively impacts the revitalization of urban areas both from a social and environmental perspective?

Congress Area - Auditorium
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