Call For Papers: DESIGNING PLACES image

Dear all, consider the call for papers for an urban design conference held in Nottingham, UK! 

Keynote Speakers:

Amanda Reynolds, Chair of the Urban Design Group Ali Madanipour, Professor of Urban Design, Newcastle University


Theoretical definitions and the conceptual components of place Methodological studies that suggest a form of analysis or pedagogy Case studies that examine the specificities of place

Contributions will be organised in thematic sessions. Selected texts will be published in an accompanying book.



Proposals should relate to the themes outlined above. Abstracts should not be longer than 400 words, and sent by e-mail as Word (doc) or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) files to by 30th September 2011. Abstract proposals will be reviewed by the conference advisory board.

Registration Fee: £ 250

Time Schedule:

1st August 2011 Call for Papers issued

30th September 2011 Abstracts due

7th October 2011 Notification of acceptance

7th October 2011  Registration opens

31st January 2012 Full paper due

5th-6th April 2012 Conference


The registration form and further information will be available here in October 2011.