The conference seeks to revisit and clarify place as a concept for current urban design theory and practice. It invites papers that examine the definition, scope and instrumentality of place as a tool for design.
Amanda Reynolds, Chair of the Urban Design Group
Ali Madanipour, Professor of Urban Design, Newcastle University
- Theoretical definitions and the conceptual components of place
- Methodological studies that suggest a form of analysis or pedagogy
- Case studies that examine the specificities of place
Contributions will be organised in thematic sessions.†Selected texts will be published in an accompanying book.
Submissions: Proposals should relate to the themes outlined above. Abstracts should not be longer than 400 words, and
sent by e-mail as Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) files to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30th September 2011. Abstract proposals will be reviewed by the conference advisory board.
Registration Fee: £ 250
1st August 2011 Call for Papers issued
30th September 2011 Abstracts due
7th October 2011 Notification of acceptance
7th October 2011 Registration opens
31st January 2012 Full paper due
5th-6th April 2012 Conference
The registration form and further information will be available on http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/engineering/departments/abe/conference in October 2011.†
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