August 24, 2017

IFI Announces World-Class Lineup for 2017 IFI CONGRESS / ACDF

To identify how the world’s foremost design experts are using their skills to enhance human health and well-being, five leading designers will explore the 2017 IFI CONGRESS theme, World-Class Design in Regional Markets: Interior Architecture/Design into the Future, from their various regional and disciplinary perspectives.

Keynote will be delivered by:

  • Sir David Adjaye Principal, Adjaye Associates
  • Mr. Kunlé Adeyemi Principal, NLÉ
  • Prof. Dr. Carol Becker Dean of Faculty and Professor of the Arts, Columbia University’s School of the Arts
  • Prof. Alfredo Brillembourg Co-Founder, Urban-Think Tank (U-TT); Co-Chair, Architecture & Urban Design, Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH)
  • Prof. Dr. Lou Yongqi Dean of the College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University


These speakers bring insight from five world regions, including Africa, Asia, Europe, and North & South America respectively.

Read More about the 2017 IFI CONGRESS Keynote Speakers.