Urban morphology and conservation: research and practice workshop

Locations
M.R.G. Conzen Collection (above the Lapworth Museum), Earth Sciences building, University of Birmingham
Category
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
Date(s)
Tuesday 13th September 2011 (10:45-16:30)
Contact

Numbers are limited. Please contact Jeremy Whitehand (j.w.r.whitehand@bham.ac.uk) if you would like to attend.

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Description

The Urban Morphology Research Group are hosting a day conference sponsored by ISUF in conjunction with the UK/Ireland Planning Research Conference. Speakers will include:

  • Graham Fairclough (English Heritage) ‘Predecessors and neighbours: landscape and cities’
  • Karl Kropf (Built Form Resource Ltd, UK) ‘The pragmatics of urban morphology’
  • Peter Larkham & Nick Morton (Birmingham City University) ‘Mapping conservation areas: measuring aspects of character and drawing designation boundaries’
  • Ivor Samuels (University of Birmingham) ‘From description to prescription: the contribution that townscape and heritage surveys make to planning practice’

Refreshments will be served at 10.45am. and 3.45pm. Lunch will be in Staff House from 12.45-2.00pm.