19th International Model Project Forum

XIX. International Model Project Forum
01.05. - 03.05.2019 | Weimar

Reflective Urban Practice

Together with renowned institutions and experts, the International Model Project Forum 2019 reflects objectives and challenges in current urban development and design, considering existing gaps between practice and theory. Dedicated to international knowledge exchange and good practice the forum celebrates 20 years of »Model Projects«. The praxis-based module focuses on application-oriented research, cross-boundary experience and urban strategies and is convened through the bauhaus.ifex.

Programme Overview
(Full programme with abstracts is disseminated at the Forum)   



Wednesday 01.05.2019

Wednesday 01.05.2019 - Warm-Up Session

16:00        Registrierung
16:30  Prof. Dr. Bernd Nentwig (BUW) Welcoming: 20 years of Model Projects 
Philippe Schmidt (BUW) Introduction: Reflective urban practice 
16:40  Meg Walker
(Project for Public Spaces PPS, New York)
Opening Lecture: 
PLACEMAKING: Creating the communities of the future
Moderation: Philippe Schmidt (IUDD, bauhaus.ifex, Bauhaus Universität Weimar)
 17:30       Evstifeeva Marina (Russia)International sports and tourism Park, Sanya: the process of successful stadium development
17:50Aurelija Matulevičiūtė (Lithuania) Re-thinking an urban block. What is good urban design or Amsterdam typologies
18:10 Maria Mönig (Germany)Future for the rural area! Village renewal and village development in the federal state of Thuringia, Germany
18:30Harneet Kaur (India)Visualizing rural mobility- administrative strategies
18:50      End of lectures day I                                                                       

Thursday 02.05.2019

Thursday 02.05.2019 - Forum of Young Professionals 

09:00Dr. Christian Kästner (BUW)Welcoming Words from the Head of International Relations
09:10Andrea Johnson
(Terreform Center for Advanced Urban Research)
Opening Lecture:
NYC [Steady] State


Moderation: Philippe Schmidt (IUDD, bauhaus.ifex, Bauhaus Universität Weimar)
09:40Silke Weise (Germany)Evaluation of urban global power – Mori Memorial Foundation, Tokyo
10:00Constantin Friedrich Kozák (Germany)Target group oriented planning


10:20 - 12:40Coffee Break                                                                                                                                                   

Moderation: Joyce van den Berg (Ruimte en Duurzaamheid, City of Amsterdam)

10:40Jakob Becker (Germany) Developing a smart multi commodity grid in South Holland
11:00 Benjamin Rothmeier (Germany)Towards a circular Amsterdam
11:20Bastiaan Woudenberg (Netherlands)NYC, Food for Thought Homegrown - New York City (Steady) State project
11:40Anthea Swart (Germany) Towards a global transport transformation?
12:00 - 13:00Lunch                                                                                                                                                   
Moderation: Vertr.-Prof. Dr. Sven Schneider (Professur Informatics in Architecture and Spatial Planning infAR) – (BUW
13:00Andrej Sluka (Slovakia)Parametric approach to measuring and simulating accessibility in cities
13:20 Ting-Yu Hsu (Taiwan) Urban strategy in a science-based Approach


13:40-14:00Coffee Break                                                                                                                                                   
Moderation: Priti Patel (Project for Public Spaces PPS, New York)
14:00Michaela Mösing (Germany)Transformation Oosterdok, Gemeente Amsterdam
14:20Lina Haleseh (Jordan)Multi-level understanding and multiple scales of urban Projects
14:40Philipp Schäffler (Germany) Vision and recommendation for Circle Park, Detroit.
15:00Nguyen Truc Anh (Vietnam) Double inner development in urban planning in Fellbach city, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Bernd Nentwig (Professur Baumanagement und Bauwirtschaft - Bauhaus Universität Weimar)
15:40Nils Voerste (Germany) Perception and lighting as formgivers to urban design, Ulrike Brandi Licht
16:00Siim Kuusik (Estonia) Deconstructing the plinth: The case of Amsterdam
16:20Alejandra L. Urrutia (Honduras)Is a house only a house? Researching imagined living forms and residential typologies


16:40End of lectures day II
17:00Bauhaus Walk: Guided tour through Bauhaus UNESCO world heritage sites
20:00Urban Night Flight – Evening Fest
Talks and dinner (for conference presenters and IUDD students and teachers only): Second semester students of the Master Programme “Integrated Urban Design” prepared an international buffet. Supported through AFEU e.V. Alumni Association.



Friday 03.05.2019

Friday 03.05.2019 – Model Project Partners 

09:00 Prof. Bernd Rudolf (BUW)Welcoming from the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism
100 years of Bauhaus – 20 yewars of Model Projects
09:30Realities between studying and practicing in the field of urbanism and urban Research
Panel Discussion with model project partners
10:30 – 10:50Coffee break
10:50Opening Lecture:
Eric van der Kooij (Ruimte en Duurzaamheid, City of Amsterdam)
Contemporary challenges & mechanisms for urban design and planning
11:20Joyce van den Berg (Ruimte en Duurzaamheid, City of Amsterdam)
Method integral approach to public space case Amstel City
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00Andreas Brinkmann (gmp Architekten Von Gerkan, Marg und Partner, Berlin)
Vertical life: urban qualities in future high-rise buildings
13:30Anna Rose (Space Syntax, London)
Space Syntax: an outcome driven approach to urban planning
14:00 – 14:20Coffee Break
14:20Philipp Ruhstorfer ( IPU Ingenieurbüro für Planung und Umwelt, Erfurt)
Spotlight on sustainable inner development in villages
14:50Susan Eipper (metris architekten + stadtplaner, Heidelberg)
Multiple actors – new neighbourhood: Conversion Südstadt Heidelberg
15:20 – 15:40 Coffee Break
15:40Ulrike Brandi (Ulrike Brandi Licht, Hamburg)
Light for cities
16:10Angelos Chronis (Austrian Institute of Technology AIT, Vienna)
Artificial intelligence, a plausible future for computational urban planning
16:40Duong Bui (FABRICations, Amsterdam)
Designing healthy cities
17:10Closing remarks and end of Forum