Urban Design Research: Method and Application

conferenza - call for paper

Birmingham, 3- 4 dicembre 2009

Call for papers for a forthcoming conference on urban design research and application at Birmingham City University / School of Architecture.

The conference discusses questions related to contemporary urban design research and its application.  It encourages trans-disciplinary approaches from disciplines such as urban design and planning, urban geography, urban sociology, and urban history. The conference invites papers on the following three subject areas:

  1. Exploration of contemporary methods of urban design research and their influence on perception and understanding of the city,
  2. Methods of application of research outcomes in practice, and
  3. Case studies: appraisal of applied research in practice.

The conference will be accompanied by an exhibition displaying new urban design research results and its application.

Submissions: Proposals should relate to the questions outlined above. Contributions will be organised in thematic sessions, and published in form of conference proceedings.

Abstracts should not be longer than 400 words, and sent by e-mail as Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) files to andreas.wesener@bcu.ac.uk by 14 September 2009. Abstract proposals will be reviewed by the conference advisory board. The seminar language is English.

CONFERENCE:
3- 4 December 2009, BIRMINGHAM, UK

CALL FOR PAPER CLOSES:
14 September 2009

Further conference information
- www.biad.bcu.ac.uk/schools/architecture/urbandesignresearch.htm

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