Shelters – Public Debates

June 9, 2022

The first edition of the Norman Foster Foundation Shelters Public Debates, supported by Holcim, took place on 8 June 2022.

Held in Madrid, the Shelters Public Debates discussed the challenges and potential solutions to provide shelter to vulnerable communities. With a five-minute keynote and debate between the following experts:

  • Johan Karlsson, Managing Director, Better Shelter, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Elena Giral, Project Manager, European Emergency Shelter and Emergency Transport and Logistics, European Commission (EC)–Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, Brussels, Belgium

And with a never-seen-before conversation between the two Pritzker-recipients:

  • Norman Foster, President, Norman Foster Foundation
  • Shigeru Ban, Founder and Principal Architect, Shigeru Ban Architects, Tokyo, Japan

Available to watch now.