BALKAN INVESTMENT FAIR IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM
BALKAN- ARHINVEST 2017
Balkan Investment Fair in architecture and urbanism BALKAN- Arhinvest 2017 is an integral part of the Balkan architectural Biennale 2017 in terms of presentations of investment projects and investor acquisition intentions to bring urban sites of importance towards implementation and development of cities and territories. Integrity is reflected in the mutual entanglement of events, and various segments of the Balkan Architectural Biennale. Thus, for example, a part of the biennial exhibition can be part of the fair promotion or investment – architectural endeavor.
The purpose of the Balkan Investment Fair in architecture and urbanism is the qualitative improvement of production, or practice in architecture, urban planning, and design through the creation of a creative milieu for exchange of ideas, thinking, and innovation between stakeholders and conceptualize partnerships. Participants of the fair are the cities, municipalities, offices, construction companies, business organizations, chambers Chamber of Commerce, banks, and all potential investors in the development of the city as well as individuals from different professions who take part in the development of cities and territories.
So to say, the role of the fair is to create meeting places of architects, civil engineers, ecologists, Economists, sociologists, art historians and all professionals involved in the development of the city and wider territory to exchange ideas, opinions and concluding sustainable partnerships for innovation in the urban and territorial development on several levels:
- INVESTMENT – in which every city, municipality, company or investor can lease booth-space that allows them to present their products and demand-or the site;
- EXHIBITOR – in which every city, municipality, company or investor can expose their realized architectural or urban design for the “best investment project “;
- INNOVATIVE – in which every city, municipality, company or investor can within conference segment, according to a thematic sessions, present their ventures products that contribute to smarter solutions in urban development and architecture.
- PARTNERSHIP – in which all stakeholders (professions, science, investors, cities, municipalities, names, offices, construction companies, business organizations, chambers Chamber of Commerce, banks, and all potential investors) open dialog and start a future co-operation.
The main outcome of this fair are partnerships, agreed at workshops and round tables (which normally represent the additional segment of the Balkan Architectural Biennale) and thus move into a better, smarter and sustainable urban development – architectural design production in the Balkan and the broader region.
Therefore, the fair will enable that future biennial exhibition segment represents the crown of architectural and urban planning production design in the form of a qualitative shift-step in relation to each previously Biennial.
dr Tatjana Mrdjenovic, BAB commissioner
Marko Stojanovic, BAB director