Future Housing Conferences
Dates June 09-10th. 2016
by Dr Kirsten Day
Future Housing: Global Cities and Regional Problems
Forming part of a global programme, Housing-Critical Futures, this conference focuses on housing in the growing global cities of the Asia Pacific Region. It focuses on the issues of ‘house’, ‘home’ and ‘dwelling’ in this context including:
- Social justice
- Increased population density in cities
- Ageing populations
- Investigations addressing housing affordability
- Finding appropriate responses to disaster situations
- The complex issues surrounding reconstruction and rebuilding.
This conference will bring together academics, and professionals from several countries and disciplines to network, discuss and debate how future housing can be designed and planned to address these issues.
Registration Deadline: 30 May 2016 (GMT +10).
To guarantee a place, please register by May 5 Registration link
Location: AMDC Building Level 3, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus, Melbourne, Australia
Dates: 9-10 June 2016
Conference series information: Architecture Media Politics Society
Publications include Special Issues of the journal Architecture_MPS; the Housing-Critical Futures book series with UCL Press; online conference proceedings; the Housing the Futures Book series with Libri Publishing.
Keynotes include Prof. Esther Charlesworth. Founding Director of Architects without Frontiers (Australia), Dr Tom Alves (Office of the Victorian Government Architect)