Dear all, apologies if this has been posted before. The conference seeks to critique our own practices and the urban conditions we create and work in. The event is a collaboration between a UK non-profit and a US university. There are multiple publishers and related groups involved.
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Alternatives to the Present: A Conference on Architecture, Urbanism, Sociology, Development & Planning
Dates: Nov 1st – 2nd 2018
Place: Cleveland, USA
ABSTRACTS: JUNE 5th
Disciplines: Urbanism, Sociology, Geography, Architecture, Planning, Housing, Community Studies, Landscape Architecture, Human Geography
Participate: In-person, skype, pre-recorded film, written paper.
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This event is organised by the Kent State University, College of Architecture & Environmental Design, the Cleveland Urban Design Initiative with the interdisciplinary research organisation AMPS and the scholarly journal Architecture_MPS.
As part of PARADE (Publication and Research in Art, Architectures, Design and Environments) the book coming out of this event will sit alongside:
Housing Solutions Through Design. Libri Publishing
Digital Futures and the City of Today. Intellect Books
From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing. UCL Press
Imaging the City - Art and Creative Practices in the City. Intellect Books
Housing the Future. Libri Publishing
Urban Documents, Design Practices and Social Criticism Through the Lens. Intellect Books
Reflections on Architecture, Society and Politics. Routledge.
PARADE is organized by the research organization AMPS and includes Routledge, Taylor&Francis, Intellect Books, UCL Press, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Vernon Press and Libri Publishing.
More information: http://architecturemps.com/cleveland/