13th International Model Project Forum

Changing Urban Images - Growing, Ageing, Shrinking

Model Project Partners 2012

Wienstroer Architektur & Stadtplanung, Neuss
Bau- und Verkehrsdepartement des Kantons Basel-Stadt, Basel, Schweiz
BUUR Bureau voor urbanisme, Leuven, Belgien
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Bradford, Großbritannien Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik, DifU, Berlin
Dienst Ruimtelijke Ordening, Amsterdam, Niederlande
General Organisation for the Preservation of the Historic Cities of Yemen (GOPHCY), Center for architectural training and studies, Sana'a, Jemen
Institut für internationale Stadtforschung (InUrban), FU Berlin
International New Town Institute (INTI), Almere, Niederlande
JENA-GEOS®-Ingenieurbüro GmbH, Jena
Platoon, Berlin
Pratt Center for Community Development, Brooklyn, USA

Convener | Veranstalter

Institut für Europäische Urbanistik (IfEU), Fakultät Architektur, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Institutsdirektor Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Nentwig | Institute for European Urban Studies (IfEU) Faculty of Architecture, Bauhaus-University Weimar, Institute’s Director Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Nentwig

Model Project Coordinator / Conference organizer | Koordinator der Modellprojekte / Tagungsleitung

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Philippe Schmidt MSc, Tel.: +49 (0) 36 43/58 26 51 E-Mail: Philippe.Schmidt@uni-weimar.de


Thursday 21.02.2013


08:30 Registration

09:00 Welcoming
Prof. Bernd Rudolf, Dean, Faculty of Architecture
Prof. Dr. Bernd Nentwig, Institute’s Director
Dr. Frank March, Elfriede Thron, Leonardo-Büro Thüringen, TU Illmenau

Introduction to the Forum
Philippe Schmidt, Conference Organizer

Presentations of Model Projects by students – each followed by a short discussion


Moderation: Philippe Schmidt, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

09:40 EU Spatial Strategies: Integrating Central Europe | Karl Eckert (USA)

10:00 Bedford Stuyvesant’s Brownfield Opportunity Areas – A Tool To Meet The Emergence Of

Community-Based Planning in New York City | Gwendolyn Galedary (Germany)

10:20 New Towns, New Territories: Between Government and Market | Elis Mutlu (Turkey)

10:40 Coffee Break


Moderation: Dr. Bernhard Stratmann, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

11:00 Greenbelt and its effect on the growth of a Megacity | Sohana Afroze (Bangladesh)

11:20 Challenges to the old city Sana'a | Elza Noman (Yemen)

11:40 Integrated Transport Planning and Management for Sustainable Development, The case Study of Hanoi | Xuan Nguyen Thanh (Vietnam)

12:00 Lunch Break


Moderation: Michel de Paep, BUUR, Leuven

13:20 Decoding public space through integration of grassroots cultural movements | Juan Esteban Naranjo (Colombia)

13:40 Public space ... where people want to be | Mehade Hassan Khan (Bangladesh)

14:00 Urban planning in Belgium: Accessible for everyone? | Marina Caldera Gräfin Stillfried (Venezuela)


14:20 Coffee Break


Moderation: Bernd Nentwig, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

14:40 "The Heart of the Matter - Revisiting the Alsop Masterplan for Bradford City Centre" | Katja Mitte (Germany)

15:00 Questioning growth - Basels Vision for a harbor development | Stefan Hofmann (Germany)

15:20 Configuration of a 'new hill' in Mersin, Turkey | Didem Ilvan (Turkey)

16:00 – 17:30 Guided Bauhaus-Tour (UNESCO World Heritage Site), starting at IfEU



Model Project Party and Award Lectures (for best master thesis)

8. Alumni Award European Urban Studies, | AFEU e.V.

Tihomir Viderman (2nd price), Wien: Discursive production of meaning: Lessons from IBA Saxony-Anhalt

Friday, 22.02.2013

FORUM of Model Project Partners

09:00 Welcoming

Prof. Dr. Bernd Nentwig, Institute’s Director
Dr. Muriel Helbig, Head of International Office

09:20 Large Panel Discussion with model project partners
Realities between studying and practicing in the field of urbanism and urban research

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Bernd Nentwig, Philippe Schmidt, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Presentations of Partners and Discussion
Managing Sustainable Systems for change
Moderation: n.n.

11:00 Thomas Preuß, German Institute of Urban Affairs (DIfU), Berlin: Implementing Circular Flow Land Use Management (CircUse) in Central Europe.

11:30 Matthias Kracht, Institut für Internationale Stadtforschung (InUrban), Berlin: REMON - Real Time Monitoring of Urban Transport - Solutions for Transport Management and Urban Development in Hanoi

12:00 Lunch Break


Moderation: Brendan Cormier, Volume Magazine, Amsterdam

13:30 Barra Mac Ruairí, Strategic Director Regeneration & Culture, City of Bradford District Council, Bradford: Bradford: One landscape, many views.

14:00 Ercan Agiırbas, Ağırbaş/ Wienstroer Architektur & Stadtplanung, Neuss

14:30 Coffee Break


Supporting or creating communities?
Moderation: Philippe Schmidt

15:00 Paul Kroese, International New Town Institute (INTI), Almere

15:30 Roel Stessens, Director, BUUR | bureau for urbanism, Leuven: Planning for areas in transition

16:00 Marcello Dato, platoon, Berlin

16:30 Closing remarks and end of Forum

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