Conference on sustainable architecture
The conference organized in cooperation with the Holcim Foundation aimed to promote discussion and debate on the opportunities and challenges of sustainable architecture and urban design. Under this central theme, the conference proposed a diverse range of topics to understand the role of architectural practice, research and education towards addressing the issues of energy conservation, efficiency and management through design and construction of buildings and cities. Invited speakers were internationally acclaimed architects, city planners, engineers, developers who showcased their recent projects in the forefront of sustainable urban design.
Founding member and curator of KÉK, she participates in its activities from the begining 2005. Educated as a cultural manager, interior designer and financial accountant. In KÉK she responsible for the operational and financial management of the Foundation. She believes in built environmental education, helped start the ArchiKids Festival Budapest, and is heading the Community gardens program. With her organizational, financial and problem-solving skills she leading KÉK’s operative and financial functioning. She regards social and environmental issues as inherently interrelated, and believes that active local communities may bring about fundamental changes in Hungary, while they learn about cooperation, solidarity and new forms of trust. With her activity in adaptation of methodology, legal background and models of community gardening to the Hungarian environment in the frame of the Community gardens program since 2010 she became a significant actor and expert of community gardening movement in Hungary.