5th Annual International Conference on Urban Studies & Planning

Country: Greece

City: Athens

Abstr. due: 10.11.2014

Dates: 08.06.15 — 11.05.15

Area Of Sciences: Architecture;

Organizing comittee e-mail: book@atiner.gr

Organizers: Engineering & Architecture Research Division, ATINER


The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars and students from all areas of Urban Studies and Planning and other related areas such economics, geography, sociology, real estate, construction, etc. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):


1.      Urbanization and suburbanization

2.      Urbanism that includes urban geography, sociology and economics

3.      Urban design and history of cities

4.      Urban transportation

5.      Urban infrastructure including public utilities

6.      Urban regeneration including economic development

7.      Local plans

8.      Historic preservation

9.      Environment, public open space and recreation

10.  Housing

11.  Community engagement

12.  Planning management, implementation and enforcement

13.  Planning systems and processes, information and policy analysis

14.  Transportation Engineering

15.  Town planning

16.  Social Research examines the people who inhabit and use the spaces of architecture

17.  Cultural Research studies place-making and the norms of the inhabitants of natural and built places past, present, and future

18.  Design Research considers the processes of shaping and making of places

19.  Educational Research examines the pedagogies of urban studies and related fields


You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of one paper, chair a session or observer. 

Conference Web-Site: http://www.atiner.gr/planning.htm.