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Sir Patrick Geddes Commemorative Lecture 2016

Copenhagen: A City for People by Tina Saaby, City Architect

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 at 5:45PM - 8:00PM
Surgeons' Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW
£15 + VAT (£18)
RTPI Scotland

Tina Saaby

Tina Saaby has been the Chief City Architect of Copenhagen since September 2010. She inspires, facilitates, advices, and coaches the politicians and City Administration. Her responsibility is to help defining architectural guidelines and visions in developing the city based on the The City of Copenhagen’s Architectural Policy.  She graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture in 1997. She has many years of experience as an architect, partly as partner of the architectural firm Witraz Architects in Copenhagen and was the former Vice President of the Danish Architects´ Association.

Tina is Visiting Professor at Sheffield University and external examiner at The University of Roskilde, The University of Copenhagen and The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation. Furthermore Tina is the Chairman of the Advisory board at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation.


17.45    Arrival and registration

18.00    Welcome and Introduction by Nick Wright, Convenor of RTPI Scotland

18.15    Lecture by Tina Saaby, followed by questions

19.15    Vote of Thanks

19.25    Drinks reception

20.00    Departures


This event costs £15 (+ VAT) = £18.

For further information and booking please email or call 0131 229 9628

This event is kindly sponsored by Scottish Government and supported by The Sir Patrick Geddes Memorial Trust and the Saltire Society