On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013,
Pierre Clement, Architect-Urban Planner, Chairman of Arte Charpentier Architectes, participated in the 1st RICS Conference re: “Cities in development”, held in Allianz’s auditorium,
located rue de Richelieu, Paris 9.
The experts have highlighted the fact that by year 2050, two thirds of the world population will live in cities, in three panels, the RICS Conference addressed the
implications of such evolution:
“Real Estate – origin of urban projects” with Etienne Guyot / CEO of Société du Grand Paris, Vincent Pourquery De Boisserin / Managing Director of EPAMARNE, Thierry Lajoie / CEO of AFTRP, Emmanuel Charron / Chief administrative officer of Conseil Immobilier de l’Etat.
“Development of projects ” with Christophe Giral / Real Estate Director of Disneyland Paris , Serge Grzybowski / Managing Director of Icade , Carine Robert / Deputy managing director urban ensemblier in charge of development , Nexity
” Cities of futur: vertical or horizontal development? ” with Marc Pietri / CEO of Constructa and Pierre Clément Chairman of Arte Charpentier Architectes
The conference approached topics related to the development of cities such as density, space management , transportation , integration of suburbs, real estate management and the role of the state and its local representatives. The discussions highlighted the importance of green spaces, and the fact that in such large-scales, we should no longer think of the city in terms of buildings but in terms of territory. The city of the future must take into account residents, space , environment and sustainability. The conference was concluded by a reflexion of Christopher Holloway, founder and President of Capital & Continental , on “How will be the cities in 20 years? “.