Architecture & Democracy Weekend


The relationship between architecture and democracy was the focal point of the exclusive “Architecture & Democracy” event held on 17 September. The event was attended by more than 100 guests from all over the world with an interest in architecture, urban planning, democracy and culture and was further enriched by a series of other activities.


Zaha Hadid Architects’ Patrik Schumacher, Nobel Prize-winning Economist Paul Krugman, author Charles Landry, Emeritus Professor of Archaeology Petros Themelis and The New York Times columnist Roger Cohen led the interactive discussion, each bringing their own insightful perspectives which captivated the audience and resulted in a fascinating discussion until late in the evening.

The event was organized by The International New York Times and Costa Navarino in the framework of this year’s International New York Times Athens Democracy Forum.


We are already looking forward to next year’s topic!