University of Tampere, Linna building, address: Kalevantie 5
Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere
Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere welcome you to Re-City 2017 Congress in Tampere.
The Congress provides an interdisciplinary forum for researchers, students and practitioners in the fields of urban planning, architecture, traffic planning and logistics, ecology, urban history, informatics, health sciences, economics and business, political sciences, social sciences and humanities.
The theme “(Im)Possible Cities” allows for a wide range of approaches concerning city regeneration and the challenges implied in the visioning, planning and construction the cities. The congress seeks especially for good and bad examples of real city regeneration cases.
The congress has five tracks:
Black track calls for abstracts dealing with impossible and possible examples of dystopic and anarchic features, warfare related issues, urban conflicts and destructive behaviour, as well as pollution and contaminant issues in city regeneration.
Blue track calls for abstracts dealing with impossible and possible examples of water management and other water-related issues like urban waterfronts, water energy, water traffic and floating buildings in city regeneration. In addition, the cultural and philosophical approaches concerning the role of water and sky in city regeneration are welcomed.
Brown track calls for abstracts dealing with impossible and possible examples of industrial buildings, brown fields, architectural decay and patina, urban fallows, railway stations and airports, as well as temporary uses in city regeneration.
Green track calls for abstracts dealing with impossible and possible examples of green spaces like parks, urban meadows and landscapes, as well as health issues and ecological aspects in city regeneration.
Rainbow track calls for abstracts dealing with all other kinds of impossible and possible examples of city regeneration, for instance gender, urban minority or mixed use issues.
Keynote speakers are Dr. Hon. FRIBA Lucy Bullivant and Professor David Pinder. Professors Laura Kolbe, Marketta Kyttä and Panu Lehtovuori will also give lectures.
Re-City 2017 is organized as a back-to-back conference with Association of Literary Urban Studies (ALUS) Conference with the same theme (Im)Possible Cities. Please visit the congress website for registration and for more information.