Heliopolis 21


The publication intends to focus on Heliopolis 21’s vision rather than on its design, exclusively

This book is not yet published, but will be available from August 2022.

ISBN: 9788857245638 Category:


Heliopolis 21 projects and researches in fact aims at a radical change of architecture, starting from the convincement that the global crisis are due to the way we have built our cities. Architects should contribute in a meaningful way to the advancement of the quality of the lives we lead, at a time when we face challenges of major proportions and urgency. According to H21 this is to be done through research, pedagogy and practice. Integrity, equity and social justice, sustainability and innovation, excellence and engagement, and resilience are the aims of their architecture. Thus, the book is organised in 4 complementary sections. Each part aspires to generate an impact in terms of community resilience.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 16.5 x 24 cm
Publisher name Skira Editore S.p.A
Publication date 23 August 2022
Number of pages 152
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 16.5 x 24 cm
Weight 300 g


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Maria R. Perbellini is the Dean of the School of Architecture and Design, New York Institute of Technology.

Thomas Auer is Managing Director of Transsolar and Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design Technical University of Munich.

Tom Kovac is Professor of Architecture at RMIT University Melbourne.