I was fortunate to get an invitation to the DLD conference taking place in Munich later this month. Must however confess that one of my greatest motivation to accept the invitation was to be around Luc Besson who happens to be one of my favorite movie directors of all times. Of course my love for architecture is well documented throughout my existence, so I am only too thrilled that Norman Foster is also slated. Nobody knows this since I have kept it a secret until now, but I went to Alexandria, Egypt just so that I could see the new Library. It was worth the trip.
This DLD conference is being organized by the Hubert Burda Media and is by invitation only. What I find most fascianting is their Charity Program. ” In 2006 DLD started contributing to the “Lichtblick Hasenbergl” foundation helping children in a challenged Munich neighborhood. As participating in DLD is free of charge, we kindly ask you to contribute to the DLD charity program by donating to Lichtblick (a charitable not-for-profit organization part of Katholische Jugendfürsorge e. V. – donation receipts will be provided upon request).”