Reconstructing the Future for People and Planet

Proceedings of the Working Group
9-10 June 2022
Hans J. Schellnhuber (editor)
Scripta Varia 151, Vatican City, 2022


Session I – Opening

Word of Welcome

Joachim von Braun | PAS President

Saving the World by Construction

Hans Joachim "John" Schellnhuber | PAS Academician

Word of Welcome

Cardinal Peter K. Turkson | PAS Chancellor

The New European Bauhaus Vision

Ursula Von Der Leyen | President of the European Commission

Sustainable Architecture

Diébédo Francis Kéré

Session II – Construction Challenges and Solutions Across the Globe

Asian Context

Xu Tiantian

African Context

Wanjira Mathai

Latin-American Context

Ana María Durán Calisto

MENA Context

Wael Al Awar

Session III – Meeting the Bauhaus Earth Challenges - Sustainable, Inclusive, Beautiful

Panel Discussion and Conclusions from Day 1

V. (Ram) Ramanathan | PAS Academician

Panel Discussion and Conclusions from Day 1

Federal Minister Klara Geywitz

Conclusions from Day 1

Hans Joachim "John" Schellnhuber | PAS Academician

Session IV – From Mining to Gardening


Sandrine Dixson-Declève

Paradise Found

Andrea Gebhard

Session V – Natural and Digital Resources

Session VI – Settling the Unsettled


Vyjayanthi Rao

Rebuilding Ukraine

Olena Vozniak

Session VII - Conclusion

The Christian Perspective

Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher