Lina Ghotmeh: food, community and ecology


Thursday 08 June

11:00 - 12:00


Main Hall (Level -1)

Session Description

A keynote lecture by Lebanese-born architect Lina Ghotmeh founder of Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture in Paris and designer of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion titled À table. A project built predominantly from bio-sourced and low-carbon materials, following Ghotmeh’s focus on sustainability and designing spaces that are conceived in dialogue with the natural environment that surrounds them. 

Her work includes the ‘Stone Garden’ tower in Beirut, awarded Dezeen Project of the Year 2021, and exhibited at the 17th Architecture Biennale in Venice, at MAXXI in Rome, the Cooper Hewitt in New York, and the Estonian National Museum. She recently completed the first passive, low-carbon building, the Ateliers Hermès located in Louviers, France and built using more than 500,000 bricks locally produced. Lina Ghotmeh was Louis I. Khan Professor at Yale University and Gehry Chair in University of Toronto. She has been awarded the 2020 Schelling Architecture Prize among many other prizes and nominations. 

The lecture will be followed by a conversation with Gonzalo Herrero, Director of the Ecocity World Summit 2023.

Lina Ghotmeh, Architect and Founder, Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture

Gonzalo Herrero Delicado, Director, Ecocity World Summit 2023


Lina Ghotmeh
Architect and Founder of Lina Ghotmeh — Architecture

Gonzalo Herrero Delicado
Director, Ecocity World Summit 2023

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