The deadline for all registrations is September 15th, 2013.
Prof. Hsia Chu-joe, professor emeritus, Graduate Institute of Building and Planning,Taiwan University is now announced as the second member of Distinguished Fellow of IFoU
The 7th conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU): CREATIVE RENAISSANCE will be held from October 7 to 11, 2013 by Chen Kung University. “Call for Papers” is open for abstract submission from April 8 to May 15, 2013.
Submission of abstracts have been extended to June 30, 2013.
For more information, please visit the conference web site
Prof. Wu Liangyong (left), co-founder and Distinguished Fellow of IFoU, was one of two scholars, who received from president Hu Jintao the State Top Scientific and Technological Award 2011 of the P.R. of China
On the Annual Meeting 2012 in Barcelona the Scientific Board of IFoU has appointed the Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul as the 17th member university of the International Forum on Urbanism
In 2013 the IFoU Winter School will be organized by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The theme will be the development of Hung Shui Kiu NDA at Shenzhen Bay.
IFoU Summer School with title “Urban reDevelopment & Public Transport” has been held from June 29 – July 13, 2012 in Beijing and hosted by the College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology.
The 6th conference of the International Forum on Urbanism has been held from January 25th to 27th, 2012 at the Catalonian Politecnic University (UPC) in Barcelona. With the title ‘TOURBANISM’ the conference addressed an even old as new issue: The development of tourism and its impact on the urban – the built – environment. The issue is old, because tourism is influencing already for centuries the development of cities and regions. At the same time it is new, because with the increasing participation of countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America tourism got a new scale. In potential tourists no longer are counted in millions, but in billions.
The Best Papers of the 6th IFoU conference in Barcelona have been published in a special edition of ARA – Journal of Tourism Research, Vol. 3 – No. 2, 2011 (ISSN 1997-2520).
For full program and other information please see tourbanism.ifou.org