Urban Design and Sustainable Building

Multi-stakeholder panel discussion on way forward

Chair person: Shobhakar Dhakal

This panel discusses short- and long-term enabling conditions necessary for promoting sustainable building and energy efficiency of in-use building stock and how to move forward. What market and policy changes must happen to facilitate transition to sustainable buildings and capture promise of technologies?

Panel discussion

- Mr. Han Vandevyvere, Senior expert on the energy transition of the urban environment, VITO
- Mr. Vincent Kitio, Chief, Urban Energy Unit, Urban Basic Services Branch, United Nations Human Settlements Programme
- Mr. Ashok Behari Lall, Ashok B Lall Architects, India
- Ms. Laura Hunt, Senior Architecture, Architecture Department, eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa
- Mr. Jan Schoenig, Director Urban Development & Smart Cities, Siemens Global Center of Competence Cities

Closing session

Chair person: Shobhakar Dhakal