Thursday, November 24, 2016

Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable?

Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable?
22nd to 23rd June 2017
Derby, United Kingdom

Abstracts deadline: 1 March, 2017

This major interdisciplinary conference brings together urban designers, architects, sociologists, human geographers, planners, policy makers.


The event is part of a series organised by an international consortium of universities and publishers including: The University of the West of England, La Universidad de Sevilla, University of Cyprus, Swinburne University Australia, London South Bank University Liverpool and John Moores University, UCL Press and Libri Publishing. It is coordinated by the UK non-profit research organisation AMPS as part of its engagement with the UN Habitat University Initiative. This particular event is organised by the University of Derby.


This event is part of a global series of conferences and publications that critique multiple built environment issues:

Cities: Speakers include urban designer, regional planners, geographers.

Communities: Speakers include community activists, participatory design practices, sociologists studying community and local policy makers.

Homes: Speakers include housing professionals, architects developing affordable housing models, and regional policy makers on housing provision.


There will be a conference proceedings publication with its own ISSN. Delegates will also be considered for inclusion in two book series with UCL Press and Libri Publishing, respectively. A Special Issue of the journal Architecture_MPS is also available.

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Sponsored by: University of Derby

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