Abu Dhabi University - Constructing an Urban Future. Conference call

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Location: 
United Arab Emirates
Subject Fields: 
Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Geography, Environmental History / Studies

Constructing an Urban Future: The sustainability and resilience of cities – infrastructures, communities, buildings and housing.

Conference Dates:  March 18-19, 2018
Conference Location: Abu Dhabi University

Abstract Submissions: 01 December 2017


Keynote Organisations:
ARUP ASSOCATIES. Speaker: Eike Sindlinger.
NAGA Architects. Speaker: Shams Naga.

The event is part of an interdisciplinary series across the world that has had 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.

Themes:
This conference is part of a global series of events and publications coordinated by the non-profit UK research organization AMPS with multiple global partners. This event examines issues of sustainability and resilience in cities from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It invites architects, planners, engineers and urban designers. It also welcomes geographers, sociologists, urban economists, housing specialists, and more. Strands include: architectural design, transport, engineering, urban design, planning and housing.

Presentation formats:
Pre-recorded film, skype, in-person presentation
The conference has two types of virtual presentation as well as in-person presentations to bring together academics from across the world around.  


Main Website: http://architecturemps.com/abudhabi/

Host University Website: https://www.adu.ac.ae/en-us/constructinganurbanfuture.aspx#.WSu4Lut96pr


For more infomration on abstract submissions: events@architecturemps.com

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Info: 

Professor Graham Cairns