Polis Picks: 2012 Urban Events Calendar


Source: The Second International Congress on Ambiance

With the new year under way, many events on architecture, planning and urbanism await. As traveling abroad takes a bit of planning, here is a list of some of the most interesting seminars, conferences and symposiums around the globe. Where will you go this year: Hong Kong, Honolulu, Belgrade, Cape Town?

January

Non-City, Next-City? From Urban Sprawl to Urban soul in Europe,
Jan. 11, Brussels, Belgium

Sixth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices
Jan. 20-22, Los Angeles, California, United States

February

Green Development: Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure
Feb. 2-3, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Urban Transformations: 11th Australasian Urban History Planning History Conference
Feb. 5-8, Perth, Australia

Innovations in Affordable Housing
Feb. 7-10, Gurgaon, India

Cognitive Research on Human Perception of Built Environment for Health and Wellbeing

Feb. 9-10, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Nationalism and the City
Feb. 10-11, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Urban and Housing Development Conference 2012
Feb. 15-17, Cape Town, South Africa

Affordable Housing Conference
Feb. 23-24, Singapore

International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Urban Ecosystems
Feb. 24-26, Guwahati, Assam, India

March

100th ACSA Annual Meeting: Digital Aptitudes
March 1-3, Boston, Mass., United States

Urban Infrastructure (Hong Kong) 2012,
March 2, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

International Conference on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design 2012
March 3-5, Penang, Malaysia

Intercity Networks and Urban Governance in Asia
March 8-9, Singapore

Fifth Integrating Cities Conference
March 8-9, Amsterdam, Netherlands

India vs. Bharat : Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide
March 9-10, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Second Global Conference: Urban Popcultures
March 9-11, Prague, Czech Republic

361 Degrees 2012
March 17, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

DiverCity: Towards the Intercultural City
March 26-27, Venice, Italy

Urban Congestion 2012
March 27-28, Sydney, Australia

Financing Low Cost Housing: Africa
March 28-31, Nairobi, Kenya

Reinventing Architecture and Interiors: The Past, the Present and the Future

March 29-30, London, United Kingdom

April

Designing Place - International Urban Design Conference

April 2-3, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Diversity in Place Film Festival: Urban Explorations
April 7-8, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

First International Conference on Best Practices in World Heritage: Archeology
April 9-13, Menorca, Balearic Island, Spain

Symposium of Urban Systems Research
April 10-13, Vienna, Germany

Design Tactics and the Informalized City

April 13-14, Ithaca, New York, United States

First International Conference on Architecture and Urban Design
April 19-21 Tirana, Albania

How is the Housing System Coping?
April 18-20, York, United Kingdom

ISVS-6 International Seminar on Vernacular Settlements
April 19-21, Famagusta, North Cyprus, Cyprus

Cities vs. Global Challenges
April 26-28, Belgrade, Serbia

Coastal Cities Summit II
April 30 to May 3, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States


May

Still Architecture: Photography, Vision and Cultural Transmission
May 3-5, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seventh International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability, 7 to 9 May 2012, Ancona, Italy.

Resilient Cities 2012

May 12-15, Bonn, Germany

Re-Mixing the City: Towards Sustainability and Resilience?
May 14-16, Schwechat (Vienna's Airport City), Niederösterreich, Austria

International Conference on Urban Design Theory & Practice in Iran since the late 1950s
May 16-18, Sanandaj, Kurdistan, Iran

2012 International Conference on Green Buildings and Optimization Design
May 17-18, Shenyang, Liaoning, China

ICAR 2012 (RE)writing history
May 18-20, Bucharest, Romania

Ninth Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA) Research Student Conference
May 19-20, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

ARCHHIST '12
May 23-26, Istanbul, Turkey

Live Projects Pedagogy in Architecture

May 24-26 Oxford, United Kingdom

June

Consuming Istanbul: Space, Spectacle and the Politics of Popular Culture

June 11-22, Istanbul, Turkey

2012 ACSA International Conference: Change, Architecture, Education, Practices
June 20-23, Barcelona, Spain

Housing: Local Welfare and Local Markets in a Globalized World
June 24-27, Lillehammer, Norway

Return to the Street
June 27-28, London, United Kingdom

Sustainable Futures 2012
June 27-30, Kampala, Uganda

World in Denmark 2012: City PLANTastic

June 27-28, Copenhagen, Denmark

July

World Cities Summit 2012
July 1-4, Singapore

iaSU2012 JAPAN - Second International Conference on Archi-Cultural Translations Through the Silk Road
July 14-16, Nishinomiya, Japan

August

Eighth International Conference on Urban Climate
Aug. 6-10,  Dublin, Ireland

11th Conference on Urban History: Everyday Life in the Socialist City
Aug. 29 to Sept. 1, Prague, Czech Republic

13th Architecture Biennale
Aug. 29 to Nov. 25, Venice Giardini and Arsenale, Italy

September

World Urban Forum 6: The Urban Future
Sept. 1-7, Naples, Italy

Fourth International Conference on Harmonization between Architecture and Nature
Sept. 5-7, Kos, Greece

Second International Congress on Ambiances: Ambiances in Action
Sept. 19-22, Montreal, Canada

October

Space Strategies 2012
Oct. 1-2, San Diego, California, United States

November

13th World Conference of ACUUS: Underground Space Development - Opportunities and Challenges Nov. 7-9, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East – Global Impacts and Local Challenges
Nov. 21-23, Istanbul, Turkey

Sustainability by Design: Breaking the Silos
Nov. 27-30, Auckland, New Zealand

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1 comments:

  1. 6th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) - TOURBANISM
    Jan. 25-27, Barcelona, Spain

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