URBAN DESIGN CONFERENCE | ADELAIDE, S.A.
The 7th International Urban Design Conference will be held at the Intercontinental, Adelaide from Monday the 1st to Wednesday 3rd of September 2014.
The conference “Designing Productive Cities” will explore the framework required for creating today’s cities, the process of designing and shaping our cities to make them more functional, attractive and sustainable.We will examine affordable housing and diversity for “Gen Y” who are interested in more compact design models. For the rapidly growing ageing population sector, we will discuss isolation, location, ease of transport, mobility and affordability.
Designing productive cities also has other considerations including Social Equity, Inclusion and developing meaningful relationships and interconnectivity between Cities and Regional Australia.
Conference Streams will include but not be limited to:
Deputy Premier’s message:
I am pleased to invite delegates to Adelaide for the 7th International Urban Design Conference.
Adelaide is consistently recognised as one of the world's most liveable cities and world-class urban design practices have helped to ensure Adelaide is a well-planned, vibrant city that is internationally competitive and thrives as a cultural centre.
It is the South Australian Government's vision that Adelaide is sustained as one of the great small cities of the world, where more people choose to live, work and invest. World-class infrastructure and innovative housing development reinforce the unique qualities that make Adelaide accessible and affordable.
Adelaide's strategic planning framework aims to stimulate growth and productivity and to accommodate the anticipated demographic shift. Fundamental to this planning framework is genuine and creative engagement practices with our community.
We know that the way to creating great places is putting the needs of people first. By engaging with a broad range of people and welcoming everyone's input into a conversation about our built environment, we are discovering new ways to create a vibrant city. Urban designers and our local community are jointly influencing Adelaide's liveability.
Adelaide will continue to build on its rich planning legacy, and to use our collective creative intelligence to shape strong, safe communities and healthy neighbourhoods. We are honoured to be hosting the 2014 Urban Design Conference and we look forward to showcasing our initiatives, sharing ideas and learning more from the international urban design profession.
DEPUTY PREMIER South Australia
The Conference attracts delegates from a wide range of backgrounds including:
|* Policy makers||* Social planners||* Town Planners|
|* Politicians||* Architects||* Urban Designers|
|* Senior public servants||* Landscape Architects||* Consultants|
|* City Governance personnel||* Engineers||* Demographers|
|* Development Industry||* Academics||* Researchers|
|* Infrastructure Fund Managers||* Economic Commentators|
- Mr Ludo Campbell-Reid, Manager Environmental Strategy & Policy - Design Champion, Auckland Council, NZ
- Mr Robert Caulfield, Architect, Caulfield Krivanek Architects Pty Ltd, VIC
- Professor Graeme Hugo, ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, University of Adelaide, SA
Further keynotes will will be recognised and invited in the coming months.
|Geoff Barker, Managing Dircetor, PM+D ARCHITECTS P/L (WA/NT)|
|Dr Beau B. Beza, Program Director, International Urban and Environmental Management, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (VIC)|
|Mr Peter Edwards, Director, Archipelago, QLD|
|Sharon Mackay, Strategic Designer, Office for Design and Architecture (SA)|
|Michael Neustein, Director, Neustein Urban (NSW)|
|Alistair Ray, Associate Principal - Head of Urban Design, Jasmax, New Zealand (NZ)|
|Kelvin Walsh, Director City Sustainability, Hume City Council (VIC)|
|Gay Williamson, Manager, Design Policy, Planning Services Branch , ACT Government (ACT)|
|Peter Sugg, Urban Design Australia Conference (QLD)|