The 2018 Engage Seminar Series entitled ‘World Heritage Site: Cities of Inspiration’ commenced on Wednesday 3rd October. Three Seminars, Three Cities, Three Architects and Three Graces!

Seminar One featured STRASBOURG and took place in one of those Three Graces – The Cunard Building and the guest speaker was Mayor Roland Ries, Mayor of Strasbourg. He was accompanied by the architect Henri Bava, Landscape Architect and Co-Founder of Agence Ter and Architect Planner of the impressive Deux-Rives Project, Strasbourg.

The Local Panel was Cllr Tricia O’Brien, Chair of Planning Committee; Mark Kitts, former Assistant-Director Regeneration and currently Chief Executive Foundation Homes Ltd; Prof John Belchem, WHS Mayoral Task Force. Engage had invited the Mayors Task Force to attend all the seminars as members of the Local Panel but John was the only one who was able to accept our invitation.

Watch the videos here:

Welcome by Gerry Proctor MBE Chair of Engage and Speech by Mayor Roland Ries of Strasbourg

Speech by Landscape Architect Henri Bava

Local Panel Speeches and Q&A

There are 2 other seminars in the series Wednesday October 17th: BORDEAUX and Wednesday October 31st: HAMBURG. Find out more HERE.