Lecture by Maria Kaltsa

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Date

Apr 8, 2014, 18.00 Uhr

Place

ETH Zürich
Campus Hönggerberg
Gebäude HIL, Auditorium E 4
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
8093 ZüricAs a practicing architect for over 20 years, Maria Kaltsa shared Greece’s “2005 Award” for the central archaeological promenade in Athens and now a first prize for Thessaloniki’s new landmark.

Until recently, Kaltsa served as General Secretary of Planning and Urban Development at the Greek Ministry of the Environment, where she established a department of architecture, initiated a new national green building code, two Biennale participations, and several architectural competitions. She actively supported regulatory plans and frameworks for the sustainable development of metropolitan regions, as well as anti-urban decay policies, and managed public–private partnerships for the metropolitan project designs at Faliro, “RE-THINK ATHENS”. Maria Kaltsa holds architecture degrees from Cooper Union and Yale University.

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