What is the IFMA? 

The "International Forum Man and Architecture" (IFMA) was founded in 1991 on the initiative of one of the board members of the ING bank in Amsterdam. It operates as a foundation in Holland and as a registered association in other countries.

Its goal is the "organic" shaping of environments which holistically serve the manifold needs of human beings. To this end vital and soul/spiritual needs - beyond material function and performance - should be informing the design process, so that buildings and structures further the development of human beings and society at large.

In this IFMA is not defining contents, styles or formative elements, but sees itself as an open forum which

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