Peter Droege addressed the Macao Green Finance Summit, 6-7 August 2021, on the need for a financial paradigm shift to attempt a halt to runaway climate change. The hope behind the initiative is to establish mechanisms for certified financial investment flows in sustainable infrastructure from and to the region, in the form of rated and monitored bonds. Professor Droege pushed for Macao as an international and regional showcase for sustainability practice.
18-20 June 2021
Peter Droege is keynote speaker launching the third International Geodesign Collaboration (IGC) meeting, to be conducted virtually, via Zoom, and hosted by Esri.
The conference will present applications of geodesign to projects addressing immediate and critical global challenges including climate change, climate migration, and global equity. Researchers, academics, practitioners, and students from an array of allied disciplines will gather to learn from and discuss presentations covering these topics.
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10 December 2020, 17:00 – 20:00 EST
Peter Droege presents at TEDx Countdown | The Architecture of Transition: Buildings, cities and landscapes in the prism of climate change. The Zoom Seminar is part of CONSULTATION GRAND GENÈVE — THE ECO-CENTURY PROJECT®
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The European Solar Prize 2020 was awarded to nine laureates fighting for the energy revolution. EUROSOLAR awarded the European Solar Prize to actors from seven different nations.
People from all over the continent came together in front of their screens to celebrate the most courageous and visionary renewable energy projects Europe’s citizens have to offer. Politicians and scientists, artists and entrepreneurs gathered to listen to inspiring speeches, learn about outstanding projects and enjoy the show.
16-17 September 2020, Bonn, Germany
Prof. Peter Droege, Director of LISD, presents at the United Nations Conventions to Combat Desertification Stakeholders virtual meeting, with Mr. Holger Johannes Schoenherr, SUN farming, on the topic of “People, Power, Water, Food and Land – Practical Solutions and New Policy Mandates for the Rural-Urban Nexus”.
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13-24 July 2020, Geneva, Switzerland
LISD is partnering with The Fondation Braillard Architectes to launch the Transition Workshop 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland, the world’s leading hub for climate change policy makers. Under the cultural Programme The Eco-Century Project®, the first international workshop addresses the professional interactions, scales and methods of the urgent ecological transition in the future urban realms.
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Solar Decathlon Europe 2019 will take place in Szentendre, Hungary 22-24 July 2019.
The event unites the local government of Szentendre, EMI, a non-profit organisation for quality control and innovation in building, and BME, the Budapest University of Technology & Economics.
SDE19 in Szentendre will emphasize renovation simulation, providing a frame of existing buildings
that pose renovation challenges stemming from local urban factors.
The Solar Decathlon Europe is an international competition that challenges collegiate teams to design and build houses powered exclusively by the renewable energy sources: the main aim of competition is to promote of architectural solutions related to solar energy, renewable energies and innovative technologies through the houses built by the university teams.
As Special Advisor to the Renewables in Cities 2019 Global Status Report (REC-GSR), Peter Droege welcomes the first Preliminary Findings that has just been released.
The REC-GSR will map out the current trends and developments of renewable energy in cities. The report series aims to accelerate transformations to renewables in cities, support city commitments and inspire innovation in policy, financing and technology development. The preliminary findings serve as the basis for the first full report, to be released in September 2019.