The Build4People Kick-off Conference took place at Sunway Hotel on 26 November 2019.

The main objective of this conference was to introduce about the innovative long-term Build4People project funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research.

It was joint by about 120 people from leading government agencies such as Phnom Penh Capital Administration, from representatives of the corporate sector such as from innovative architecture firms and from representatives of all major universities of Cambodia, first to be mentioned the Royal University of Phnom Penh.

Build4People Project Launch & Conference Agenda in English language

Build4People Project Launch & Conference Agenda in Khmer language

Some impressions from this event

Panel Discussion on “Sustainable Buildings for Enhancing Quality of Urban Life” moderated by Dr. Tep Makathy, Director of the Cambodian Institute of Urban Studies (CIUS).
Shake-hands with H.E Mr. Suy Serith, Vice-Governor of Phnom Penh Capital Administration
During the Playing of the National Anthem
General introduction of the Build4People project by Michael Waibel
Vannak Seng, the General Secretary of Phnom Penh Capital Administration, posing for a photo with other participants
Build4People Project Launch & Conference Group Photo
Signing ceremony of the international collaboration agreement
Christian Berger, the Ambassador of the F.R. Germany, posing for a photo with other participants
Prof. Dr. Ellen Matthies, Head of Department of Environmental Psychology at the University of Magdeburg, Germany, presenting the results of the technical session dealing with aspects of behaviour change.
Impression from technical session dealing with aspects of sustainable urban transformation
Impression from technical session dealing with aspects of sustainable building and sustainable neighbourhoods
Impression from technical session dealing with aspects of urban greeen and urban climate
Mapping urban green spaces in Phnom Penh: impression from technical session on urban green / urban climate
Applying the World Café as a structured conversational process for knowledge sharing during technical session dealing with behaviour change
Rolf Messerschmidt, CEO of the company EMP, presenting the results of the technical session dealing with aspects of sustainable building / sustainable neighbourhoods.
Poster exhibition introducing the research approach of each Build4People Work Package in the corridor of the conference venue.
Poster exhibition introducing the research approach of each Build4People Work Package
Vannak Seng, the General Secretary of Phnom Penh Capital Adminstration, doing an interview in regard of a video clip which shall document this event.