15th International Model Project Forum

XV.International Model Project Forum ‘European Urban Studies’

Institute for Europäische Urbanistik (IfEU), Bauhaus-Universität Weimar Belvederer Allee 5, Weimar, 16.04. - 17.04.2015

Welcoming conference outline
Prof. Dr. Bernd Nentwig, Head of International Master Programmes, IfEU, Bauhaus
Philippe Schmidt, Conference Organizer

The magazine as research tool Arjen Oosterman, Editor-in-Chief, Volume Magazine, Amsterdam

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

SESSION A: From small step to larger adaptation
10:40 - 11:40, Room 007 Moderation: Srdjan Mandic, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Urban Development Practice through public participation — Flensburg city in motion, Schiffbrücke | Yan Gao (China)

Reinvigorating Amsterdam through small steps | Bibhup Prasad Telenga (India)

Urban Planning and design to set scientific research into action, addressing climate change in cities | Gabriela Torres Morales (Mexico)

SESSION B: The local and the extra-local: sets for different target groups

Moderation: Dr. Bernhard Stratmann, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

ReNew Lots - Creative Placemaking as a Tool for Neighborhood Revitalization | Jan Dierk Stolle (Germany)

Performative Urbanism: challenges and opportunities for shrinking regions | Monika Markova (Bulgaria)

Tourism as a driving force for the city development: Agra as a case study | Iana Korolova (Ukraine)

Building with nature and tradition | Aleksandra Blazhevska (Macedonia)

SESSION C: Connectivity and mobility 
Moderation: Arjen Oosterman, Volume Magazine, Amsterdam

Narrating the Realm of Possibilities | Hoai Phuong Tran (Vietnam)

The Interdependence between Spatial and Mobility Planning - the case of the Flemish Brabant | Mazen Alazazmeh (Jordan)

New approach to public space in ekaterinburg | Iana Samakaeva (Russia)

Urbanity by Analysis - Examples from London | Priyambada Das (India)

SESSION D: Urban linkages
Moderation: Dr. Liza Wing Man Kam, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

In planning New Towns: How far can we bring changes to the Master Plan | Tofeek Sulieman (Syria)

Climate-Proof Rotterdam – “The integrated project: Zomerhofkwartier” | Xuan Duong Bui (Vietnam)

Roots (Routes) of Water – The rehabilitation of a transitory water network | Gerti Gogu (Italy)

The Transition: From Airfield to Airport City | Abdelrahman Hegazy (Egypt)

SESSION E: Who sets the frame for whom?
Moderation: n.n.

Right to Build | Ion Alexandru Retegan (Romania)

Urban Planning and socio-natural hazards: Reconstructing Valparaiso after the fire in April, 2014 | Carla Ebel (Brazil)

Metamorphosis of Saudi Arabian urban fabric: Impact of transit oriented development on the urban fabric identity in Arab-Muslim city: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Iman Hegazy (Egypt)

Generation of institutional base for future spatial and economic planning and social development in local levels | Seymur Mammadrza (Azerbaijan)

Guided Bauhaus-Tour (UNESCO World Heritage Site) starting at IfEU

URBAN NIGHT FLIGHT | Model Project Evening @ IfEU
“Zweitsemester” students from the Master Programme European Urban Studies are welcoming with International Specialities

Friday 17.04.2015


Institute for European Urban Studies, Room 007

Welcoming | Prof. Dr. Bernd Nentwig, Head of International Master Programmes, IfEU

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, IfEU, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Urbanist - Generalist?

Integrated Planning as a challenge for the future: why urbanists need to be researchers on mobility and traffic planners and designers of urban environment. | Dr. Stefanie Bremer, Orange Edge, Stadtplanung und Stadtforschung, Hamburg

Brussels – recapture the city! | Riikka Tuomisto, KCAP architects & planners, Rotterdam

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

Planning toward urban design

Towards sustainable urban futures worldwide. GIZ’s work on urban development. | Lena Weiler, Planner, Urban and Regional Development, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn

Climate knowledge for advancing urban development in low-income countries | Dr. Nathalie Jean-Baptiste, Department Stadt und Unweltsoziologie

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH – UFZ, Leipzig

East New York Rezoning Advocacy, Coalition Building for Real Affordable Housing | Josh Eichen, Pratt Center for Community Development, Brooklyn, New York

Moderation: Dr. Stefanie Bremer, Orange Edge, Stadtplanung und Stadtforschung, Hamburg

Closing remarks and end of Forum

Model Project Partners 2014/15 in the Master programme “European Urban Studies”

Albert Speer und Partner, Frankfurt am Main, Germany | Büro für Urbane Projekte, Leipzig, Germany | BUUR bureau voor urbanisme, Leuven, Belgium | Deltametropool, Rotterdam, Netherlands | De Urbanisten, Rotterdam, Netherlands | Dienst Ruimtelijke Ordening – Gemeente DRO Amsterdam, Netherlands | Focus Consultores, Valparaiso, Chile | Frank Feistel, Freier Landschaftsarchitekt, Erfurt, Germany | Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Baku, Azerbaijan | KCAP Architects and Planners, Rotterdam, Netherlands | Orange Edge, Hamburg, Germany | Pratt Center for Community Development, Brooklyn, New York, USA | Space Syntax, London, United Kingdom | SPAP Architektur Stadt Landschaft, Dortmund, Germany | gmp von Gerkan Marg und Partner, Berlin, Germany | gmp von Gerkan Marg und Partner, Hamburg, Germany | Topotek1, Berlin, Germany | UFZ Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung, Leipzig, Germany | Volume Magazine, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Convener / Veranstalter:
Master’s Programme European Urban Studies | Masterprogramm Europäische Urbanistik Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Nentwig, Head of International Master Programmes Institut für Europäische Urbanistik (IfEU)Fakultät Architektur und Urbanistik, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Model Project Coordinator / Conference Organizer:
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Philippe Schmidt M.Sc. Institut für Europäische Urbanistik Bauhaus-Universität WeimarTel.: +49 (0) 36 43/58 26 51E-Mail: Philippe.Schmidt@uni-weimar.de

Reflective Practice in Urban Studies - PDF Documents

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