Urban Design as Tool to Reconnect People with their Urban Heritage
This article on the Silk Cities 2017 Conference has recently been published in URBAN DESIGN.
- Issue 144, Autumn 2017
- Urban Design Group Journal
- Special topic: Conversation & Urban Design Group
Reconnect population to urban heritage in the Middle East & Central Asia
- Silk Cities 2017 International Conference
- UCL, 11-13 July 2017
- Post conference report is available here.
- Get a taste of the Conference here.
Three days of vibrant discussions and exchanges of ideas at Silk Cities 2017! Accepted papers and guest speakers addressed the following geographic areas: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Mongolia, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Serbia, Syria, Tajikstan, Uzbekistan.
Silk Cities is an independent contextual platform for knowledge exchange and communication between built environmental professionals (e.g. urban designers, planners and community developers) based within a country, and their peers and established academics based abroad, who are interested in that country as a result of their ethnic origins or professional activities.