15th International Conference on Humane Habitat (ICHH) 2013

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The International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH) announces the organization of the 15th International Conference on Humane Habitat (ICHH) 2013 and its call for papers. Theme: Reinventing Our Metropolises as Sustainable Humane Habitats.

21st Century is marked by a rapid growth of metropolises all around the world. For the first time in human history more than half of the humanity now lives in the urban areas. Yet, the quality of life in most of our metropolises, cities and towns is not satisfactory. Humanizing our habitats is a critical issue that needs urgent attention of architects, planners, engineers, social and environmental scientists, policy makers, administrators, businesses and industry, government and non-governmental organizations at local, state, national and international levels.

The 15th International Conference on Humane Habitat (ICHH) 2013 shall focus on the issues of affordability, sustainability and humaneness of metropolitan areas including policies, programmes, rules, regulations, bye-laws, development, planning, urban design, landscape architecture to evolve strategies for development of Sustainable Humane Habitats.

Sub-themes:

  • Critical studies of Redevelopment of metropolitan areas and districts as sustainable humane habitats. Critical evaluation of current policies, programmes for planning, urban design, rules and regulations, bye-laws for redevelopment of areas and districts.
  • Critical Studies of Conservation of natural and architectural environment to enhance the quality of life in existing metropolitan areas. Critical evaluation of current policies and programmes of architectural, cultural and artistic heritage of historic and early modern metropolitan areas and districts.
  • Critical studies of development of new metropolitan areas and regions as sustainable humane habitats. Critical evaluation of existing policies and programmes for planning, urban design and buildings in new metropolitan areas and regions and proposals for new policies and programmes, new urban design and landscape design guidelines.

CALL FOR PAPERS:

  • Abstracts 
    Abstracts (about 2000 words) by December 15, 2012 on A4 portrait format in Arial 10 font size along with brief curriculum vitae, passport details and a photograph of the speakers.
  • Final Papers
    Final papers (about 8000 words) by January 15, 2013 on A4 portrait format in Arial 10 font size along with illustrations, photographs, slides and detailed curriculum vitae of the speaker.

Registration fees 

  • Delegates Foreign (except SAARC) persons
    Early US $ 400 (before December 30, 2012) / Late US $ 500. Indian and SAARC countries Early INRs. 6,000 (before December 30, 2012) / Late INRs. 7,500
  • Accompanying Persons Foreign (except SAARC) persons
    Early US $ 300 (before December 30, 2012) / Late US $ 400 Indian and SAARC countries Early INRs. 3,000 (before December 30, 2012) / Late INRs. 4,000
  • Student Discount:
    Discounted registration for students shall be as follows: Foreign (Except SAARC ) Students US $ 200 (before December 30, 2012)/ Late US $ 300 Indian and SAARC Students INRs 3000 (before December 30, 2012)/ Late INRs 3500

Organizers: International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH)
Hosts: Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai, India. Dates: February 1-3, 2013 | Venue: Rizvi College of Architecture, Mumbai, India.

For more details visit: www.humanehabitat.org

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