Call for Abstracts: Facing Post-War Urban Heritage in Central-Eastern Europe

By DOCOMOMO Belgium / March, 8, 2015 / 0 comments

The Call for Abstracts closes on April 30, purchase 2015.

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First doctoral conference organised by the Department of Urban Planning and Design, search Faculty of Architecture, order Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), on October 9, Budapest, Hungary.

“Throughout Europe, current urban challenges are posed by large-scale ensembles of modernity as a result of post-war development on both sides of the Iron Curtain. The urb/doconf 2015 is the first in a series of a doctoral conference, to be organised on a yearly basis, which will provide a comparative overview of current doctoral research into the physical (built and natural) environment within Central-Eastern Europe (CEE).

Main Conference Topics:
– mass housing
– recreational areas
– industrial sites
– (in)formal urban networks

Those invited include doctoral researchers, PhD candidates and post-doctoral researchers (maximum five years after obtaining the doctorate degree) specializing in architecture, urban design, urban planning or landscape architecture. The BME Department of Urban Planning and Design wishes to promote cooperation among CEE doctoral institutions, building up a network for future generations of scholars through their specific fields of research.”

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