lectures: achieving a sustainable and sustaining built environment

The international series of lectures Achieving a sustainable and sustaining built environment is going to start in November at University of Technology Vienna, lecture hall Günther Feuerstein, 14A:

03/11/2011, 6 p.m. -7.30 p.m.
Nikos Salingaros, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Lecture: Principles of Urban Structure
Prof. Nikos Salingaros is mathematician and well-known for his work in the fields of city planning-,  architecture- and complexity theory. He`s long-term partner of Christopher Alexander and was among the “Top 100 urban thinkers of all time” (http://www.planetizen.com/topthinkers) in 2009.

10/11/2011,  6 p.m. -7.30 p.m.
Pierre Frankhauser, Université de Franche-Comté, France
Lecture: Multiscale-Multifractal Planning
As a physician and geographer, Prof. Pierre Frankhauser is one of the pioneers of the fractal analysis of urban pattern. He`s ineternationally known for the development of spatial simulation software based on multi-fractal logic.

17/11/2011,  6 p.m. -7.30 p.m.
Anna Rose, Space Syntax Ltd. London, UK
Lecture: Space Syntax (I)
Anna Rose is an internationally active architect with a focus on urban planning, planning process and methods of design. She`s director of  Space Syntax Ltd. London, which is a spin-off-enterprise of the University College Londons (UCL).

24/11/2011,  6 p.m. -7.30 p.m.
Ela Cil, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Lecture: Space Syntax (II)
Assist. Prof. Ela Cil is architect and researcher in the field of collective memory, the construction of identity and urban practice. Other topics of interest are the concepts of morphology and typomorphology. 

01/12/2011,  6 p.m. -7.30 p.m.
Gert de Roo, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Lecture: A Planner’s Encounter with Complexity
Prof. Gert de Roo is urban planner and consultant for decentralization and regional planning. Among his customers are the European Union as well as the Dutch government, his publications discuss the complexity questions and Fuzzi logic in the context of planning theory, questions of modernism and post-modernism, urban development and sustainability.


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