This symposium will be a half-day event held on Wednesday, 26th of February 2020 in the afternoon, in the Orange Hall of Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment, TU Delft. Speakers from high-profile research and design organizations from around Europe and the world have been invited to give talks about their research and projects regarding extreme challenges in architecture. There will be an emphasis on how the field can inform sustainable progress on Earth. This event will be organized into five lectures of 40 minutes plus 10 minutes of questions. At the end of the lectures, we will conclude the day with a social function which includes food and drinks.