In order to give the public the opportunity to meet key personalities from the world of international architecture, the Fondation pour l'Architecture organises conferences, debates and colloquiums, in the context of its exhibitions, as well as courses devoted to specific themes, such as: La ville en récits, Art et Architecture, L'Homme et la Matière, among others. In this context, the Fondation has welcomed, many artists and intellectuals from a broad spectrum of the arts who are regularly invited or involved in its work: Ron Arad, Mario Botta, Jean-François Chevrier, Nigel Coates, Norman Foster, Kenneth Frampton, Amos Gitaï, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, Ezio Manzini, Michel Onfray, François Schuiten, Alvaro Siza, Charles Vandenhove, etc.