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Constructing an Urban Future: The sustainability and resilience of cities – infrastructures, communities, buildings and housing.
Dates: March 18-19 2018
Place: Abu Dhabi University
Abstract Submissions: 01 December 2017
Presentations are possible via skype and pre-recorded film for those who do not wish to travel. Several; publishers are producing books from this and related events.
The conference brings together academics from across the world around the issues of sustainability and resilience in cities. It is multi-disciplinary and invites architects, planners, engineers and urban designers. It also welcomes geographers, sociologists, urban economists, housing specialists, and more.
Strands include: urban design, planning, housing, sustainable engineering and more.
Keynotes: The event is part of an interdisciplinary series which has keynote speakers including: Herman Hertzberger, RIBA Gold Medalist; Stephen Hodder, CBE, President, RIBA, 2013-15; David Waterhouse, Head of Strategy, CABE, UK and many more.
Publishers: UCL Press, Libri Publishing, Vernon Press
Participants: Organisations involved in this series include The University of Derby, The University of the West of England, London South Bank University Liverpool and John Moores University, The University of Cyprus, The Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; Swinburne University, Australia and more. It is coordinated by the UK non-profit research organisation AMPS as part of its engagement with the UN Habitat University Initiative.