Tuesday, July 20, 2010

IAPS International Symposium 2011: Continuity and Change of Built Environments

IAPS-International Association: People-Environment Studies
October 10-14, 2011, Daegu, Korea

Continuity and Change of Built Environments: Housing, Culture and Space across Lifespans

Complex and fundamental changes in demographic, economic, social, cultural, technological and environmental conditions are influencing people and their built environments their lives and cultures all around the world. To ensure a functional continuity of housing and space across the lifespan and the construction of housing to meet specific local requirements, a reinterpretation of accumulated experience and knowledge is required for future developments. Drawing on lessons from the past, research in current contexts and creative foresight, this symposium will consider possibilities for future housing, culture, and space for people, lifestyles, cultures and populations undergoing change.

Organized by IAPS Culture and Space in the Built Environment and Housing Networks.

Download Call for Papers here
>> http://www.iaps2011symposium.kr/down/call.pdf

Visit Conference Website here
>> http://www.iaps2011symposium.kr/
Architecture-Urbanism is dedicated to a) those who are interested in creating livable and sustainable environments and buildings that meet socio-cultural and socio-behavioral needs of people, environments that are responsive to historical, traditional and physical constraints, b) to those who are interested in finding panacea for the ills of our globalized world, and c) to those who are interested in regaining what cultures and societies have lost by the acts of architects. ____________________________________________________________________________