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Innovation to foster ecological sustainability

27th IAKS Congress: Developing healthy and sustainable communities
26-29 Oct 2021 in Cologne, Germany
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On the path to carbon neutral sports and leisure facilities and sustainable cities. This is revealed by the thematic block on the afternoon of 26 October, with first-hand reports from Denmark, Saudi-Arabia and USA.

Moderated by IAKS Vice President Tom Jones. Tom is Senior Principal with Populous; his projects include the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Emirates Stadium for Arsenal FC and the Olympic Stadium for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Solar panels on the roof top of the Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland (credits: Adam Mork)

Paterson Jan

Jan Paterson, Managing Director Sport, Neom, Saudi-Arabia

The city as your playground, a new form of liveability?

Colleen Mckenna

Colleen McKenna, Sports + Rec Practice Leader, Principal, CannonDesign, USA

How can master planning and design respond to extreme weathers caused by climate change?


Lind Lasse

Lasse Lind, Partner & Head of Consultancy, 3XN Architects, Denmark

On the path to carbon neutral sports and leisure facilities: Learnings from the Olympic House in Lausanne

See the impressive line up of panellists. Learn how to get to the IAKS Congress and why attend.

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