4th International Urban Design Confernece

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The International Urban Design Conference will be held from the 22nd – 23rd Setpember 2011 on the Gold Coast.

The theme for the 4th International Urban Design Conference is Resilience in Urban Design through measures such as supported interconnectivity, appropriate densification within urban footprints, multiple transit modes and walkability, socially inclusive design, economic resilience, and adaptive built environments.

Resilience in Urban Designs a chance to reinforce and highlight these resilient solutions for our citywide planning, design & infrastructure – to be able to successfully address emerging challenges brought about by climate change, peak oil crisis, population growth, social disengagement, technological disparity, rising pollution and waste, demands on food production, rising carbon emissions, and diminishing habitat and biodiversity.

We will foster informed debate and stimulate those both in and allied to the urban design and planning professions. The conference streams will include:

Resilience in urban design
Sustainable infrastructure & transport
Population growth, densification & urban renewal
Ecocities & energy efficient, carbon neutral buildings
Responsive & inclusive public spaces & built environment
Effective governance & leadership
Tourism heritage

For more information about the conference visit our website: http://www.urbandesignaustralia.com.au/


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