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Rethinking Masterplanning: Book Launch
July 17, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
To celebrate the publication of Rethinking Masterplanning: Creating Quality Places, which The Academy of Urbanism has endorsed, ICE Publishing would like to invite Academicians and Young Urbanists to a book launch and evening drinks reception.
Today’s complex systems of development require an integrated approach for dealing with changes in place to bring desired longer-term impacts and benefits, and become the basis of future professional development practice. Edited By Academician Husam AlWaer AoU and Barbara Illsley, Rethinking Masterplanning explores new holistic approaches to masterplanning that aim to address the unpredictable nature of development, and accommodate elements of change in a socio-demographic context. This book reviews the latest debates, research and practice and includes expanded discussions of key areas such as adaptive and synergistic masterplanning, collaboration and co-production in masterplanning, and typological and plot based masterplanning.
More info about the book can be found at icebookshop.com/bookshop_main.asp?ISBN=9780727760715
Rethinking Masterplanning: Creating Quality Places
6:15-7:15 A welcome and talk from Husam AlWaer & Barbara Illsley. The talk seeks to challenge conventional ideas, to reflect on the nature of the masterplanning process from visioning and collaboration to delivery and assessment, and to learn from practice around the globe.
7:15- 7:30 Q&A
7:30- 8:30 Networking and reception
Who Should Attend?
Rethinking Masterplanning will be relevant to all professionals and researchers involved in planning and designing the urban environment, such as urban planners, urbanists, urban designers, architects, engineers, policy makers, developers as well as local communities.
Due to limited space at the event, it is essential to pre-book. If you are able to attend, please RSVP by 7 July 2017.