Whole Life Urban Sustainability and its Assessment
22- 24 April 2009, Loughborough, UK
The conference themes are: Urban planning and design for sustainability; Sustainable buildings: design, performance and assessment; Quality of life in the urban environment; Stakeholder participation; Urban sustainability and the move to low carbon developments; Measures, assessment theory, complexity and uncertainty. For more details see http://sue-mot.org.
Unequal Places: Planning and Territorial Cohesion
1-3 April 2009, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
There is a dedicated urban design track chaired by Tim Townsend, and a special session on obesogenic environments to which all those interested in linking urban design and health are particularly welcome. The Planning Research Conference is now actively seeking abstracts. Further details and online submission at www.apl.ncl.ac.uk/aboutus/unequalplaces.html
More footprints less carbon
7-9 October,2009, New York University in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village
New York City Department of Transportation is proud to host the 10th annual Walk21 conference. The themes are: Walkable communities are sustainable communities; Paved with gold: investing in the public realm for a successful city; There is more to walking than walking; design strategies for urban quality; Fit cities: community design for active living. Submissions must be forwarded to [email protected] by 27 February, 2009. See www.walk21.com for more details.
Revitalising Built Environments: Requalifying Old Places for New Uses
International Symposium, 12-16 October 2009, Istanbul, Turkey
Jointly organized by IAPS-CSBE ‘Culture & Space in the Built Environment Network’ and the IAPS – Housing Network in collaboration with Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture; Istanbul Bahcesehir University, Faculty of Design and Architecture; The Turkish Chamber of Architects and YEM-The Building Information Centre. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 9 January 2009. Complete details at www.culturespace2009.org