Architect Ole Scheeren fights against the rigid hierarchy of the skyscraper.
When Ole Scheeren (TED Talk: Why great architecture should tell a story) unveiled his design for a complex of residential towers in Singapore, his clients were stunned. “There was a moment of silence, and I could feel that there was a degree of disbelief in the room.” ...
About this event: Extensive speakers, including a scientist, a reporter, an advertiser, an architect, a musician, and a college student, will present unique information about 'Imagination' with movies motif.
Event details: Busan, Busan Gwang'yeogsi, South Korea · October 10, 2012
Tiq Milan and Kim Katrin Milan brought warmth and light to the TEDWomen stage in 2016, sharing their vision of queer love and possibility. As a Black trans activist, writer and media maker, Tiq Milan expands the cultural imaginary on what it is to live beyond the margins. It's an interesting time to be Tiq; he's working on a book, just compl...
In today's talk, Teddy Cruz looks at San Diego-Tijuana border, where some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the United States are just a short drive from some of the poorest communities in Mexico. As used materials flow from San Diego to Tijuana, transforming the kinds of structures created there, people move from Tijuana to San Diego, retrofit...
On September 21, gunmen attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, killing at least 67 people, with many others still missing. We are extraordinarily saddened to hear that among the victims of this violence were TEDxKraków speaker Ross Langdon and his partner Elif Yavuz.
Ross, an architect by trade, gave a beautiful talk at TEDxKraków 2012 abou...
Britain's former prime minister Gordon Brown played a key role in shaping the G20 nations' response to the world's financial crisis, and was a powerful advocate for a coordinated global response to problems such as climate change, poverty and social justice.
Elizabeth Diller and her maverick firm DS+R bring a groundbreaking approach to projects in architecture, urban design and art by playing with new materials and tampering with space and spectacle in ways that make you look twice.
About this event: Join us for a day of creativity, inspiration, fun, and delight. Meet 13 speakers with BOLD VISIONS to share:
A robotics entrepreneur, bioremediation engineer, music man
An amphibious housing architect, urban climate scientist, pain reliever
An Alzheimer’s disruptor, forgiver, couples sleep expert
An augmented reality storyteller, connection cham...
Event details: Manhattan Beach, California, United States · November 2, 2019
About this event: This is our second event. Speakers are movie director/producer, young ambitious university student, innovative English teacher, high school solar car project leader, photographer, architect, traditional dancer, artist, social enterprise innovator, free diver, deep sea explorer, doctor, and nuclear researcher.
Event details: Okinawa prefecture, Japan · November 9, 2013
About this event: Diverse international speakers came together and shared their 'hot spots' with 200 selected audience members. Speakers ranged from immersive designer to architect, future trend reporter, artificial humans designer, a mystery surprise guest, former White House advisor, to improv comedy,plus live music.
About this event: We will show Amanda Burden TED2014 Talk and Iwan Baan TED City 2.0 2013 Talk and then we will have a moderated and open discussion moderated by an architect and with a community of designers, artists, architects, sociologists, ... and citizen about the big challenges to solve due to the future huge urban population and the cities we dream of and...
Event details: Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain · February 11, 2015
About this event: This is a simulcast of TED2013's Session 7, entitled "Sustain!"
Open to 100 members of the UConn community.
The Session 7 speakers will be:
Leyla Acaroglu, Sustainability strategist
Ron Finley, Renegade gardener
Wang Li, Mouth musician
Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao, Science fair winners
Alex Laskey, Energy software maker
Event details: Storrs, Connecticut, United States · February 28, 2013
About this event: Three executive speakers from Comcast/NBC Universal will present leading edge topics related to creativity.
Ola Ekundare, Director Customer Svc: Make Customers Happy, One Algorithm at a Time
Trevor Menaugh, Sr Software Engineer: Loving Your Job
Joe Kokinda, BI Solution Architect: The Key to Better Decision Making
Event details: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States · September 11, 2013
About this event: Embracing the unexpected-choosing to remain intrepid in the face of uncertainty, thinking creatively and acting collaboratively-can lead to extraordinary results. TEDxAmoskeagMillyard is a catalyst for citizen creatives, students, entrepreneurs, artists, change agents and innovators to share ideas, connect, collaborate and create positive impact...
Event details: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States · October 15, 2011
About this event: The goal was to explore the concept of doubt, how doubt could be good or bad. We invited several speakers who gave their point of view based on their prism (a philosophe, a young person who decided to stop his scholarship, a person who had a breast cancer, an architect...)
Event details: Strasbourg, Alsace, France · May 3, 2014
About this event: This year the event is all about young people- young people who need to be inspired and young people who inspire. We have a great mix of speakers ranging from a social entrepreneur, a HIV peer counselor, a volunteer teacher for remote areas and an architect with a passion for urban spaces.
Event details: Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia · June 21, 2011
About this event: Our Theme for the event was Openness. A diverse range of speakers presented on how Openness is changing everything from a business investor who grew a $2 Billion company to the DKNY PR girl with a huge social media following to the Architect who designed the Open NY Times Building to a Mind/Body expert speaking how to Open as a person.
Event details: New York, New York, United States · April 10, 2013
Aziza Chaouni focuses on projects that integrate architecture and landscape, and that ultimately give back to their communities. For years, she has worked to revive the Fez River, which runs through her hometown of Fez, Morocco.
Thomas Heatherwick is the founder of Heatherwick Studio, an architecture and design firm that, among other projects, designed the astonishing "Seed Cathedral" for the UK Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010.
About this event: It was a viewing party for architects, urban planners, city officials, built environment professors and students. We live streamed the afternoon sessions from TEDCity2.0 as inspiration to our group of invited guests. We had the Major of Kingston Angela Brown-Burke open the viewing party, and architect Julie Jones acted as our host, explaining to...
Event details: Kingston, Jamaica · September 20, 2013
About this event: The purpose of the TEDxSpintexWomen is to help promote and achieve the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG); promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women in Ghana. Its singular aim is to educate, inspire and empower women to be architects of change by bringing together entrepreneurs, corporate executives, top experts, innovators, te...
About this event: 4 speakers will talk about "being bold" in life:
. A student from South Eastern Turkey who has adopted a "strong woman model" for herself and will explain what she had to go through to arrive where she is now.
. A Turkish base jumper who will talk how he deals with his fears and now is planning to travel the world to find the best places for bas...
Event details: Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey · June 4, 2016