During the event, all visitors also had the opportunity to participate in various lectures, discussions and interesting activities.
Timur Abdullaev, the leader of ARCHINFORM and the founder of the School of Chief Architect, was invited to the forum as a speaker and moderator in two discussions.
The first discussion addressed the following issue: How to create new value for the area by means of architecture? The talk touched upon the role of chief architects in the development of urban environment, their influence on city-planning policies and those difficulties that newly appointed chief architects face.
Participants of the talk included young chief architects from different cities and subjects of Russia. Timur Abdullaev, the moderator, recently occupied the post of the Chief Architect of Yekaterinburg himself and even started a social educational project – the School of Chief Architect, an instrument fror discussing relevant issues regarding urban development with authorities, business and professional communities.