on 05. Oct 2011
"The Right to Architecture"
The beginning of this week was all about architecture – on Monday, October 3rd 2011, various events took place in order to celebrate the World Day of Architecture. This year’s theme – Architecture and Human Rights – was not something that first drops on our mind when thinking about the field of architecture. But when we look closely there is much correlation between the two of them. The design of the built environment is complex and involves architects, engineers, urban planners in activities that have an enormous impact on people’s lives, their actions their rights and environment that surrounds them in their daily activities.
These thoughts arise a series of questions about the responsibility of architects worldwide like: How does the architectural profession contribute to equity