SELF MADE CITY: MECHANISMS OF ALTERNATIVE URBAN DEVELOPMENT // MAKE CITY FESTIVAL

Posted on 28. May 2015 by kristienring

 

An expert discussion realized by Kristien Ring / AA PROJECTS, in dialogue with local and international guests 3 p.m, 13th June 2015, at Czech Centre Wilhelmstraße 44 / Entrance Mohrenstraße 10117 Berlin SELF MADE CITY focuses on the architectural und urban qualities self-initiated development and how these can be transferred as principles to new projects in the conditions of other cities. How can new processes in architectural production contribute to a sustainable urban development and which policy adjustments enable new typologies and hybrid programs? —an international look at the synergies between self-initiated development and urban planning policy. FORMAT: series of short (between 5 and 20 min.) impulse lectures followed by a round table discussion on “Development – Program – Typology, looking to define transferable models” GUESTS: Ute Weiland, Dep. Director of the Alfred Herrhausen Society, International Forum of the Deutsche Bank: On synergies between governance and self-initiated, alternative development and the effects on the neighborhood – an international view point. Paola Alfaro d´Alencon, TU Berlin Urban Research and Design Laboratory: on Ephemere Development, initiatives and their short and longer-term effects – a look at three case studies. Prof. Irena Baumann, Bauman Lyons Architects, University of Sheffield, UK: On Retrofitting Neighbourhoods: Small Blueprints Big Transformation. Sam Brown, Researcher – NaCSBA Research & Development Programme, UK: On Collective Custom Build, Right to Build legislation the goals of the Urban Room policy. Tina Saaby, City Architect at Copenhagen Municipality: On Strategic Urbanism. Tuukka Linnas, architect, Kalasatama and Malmi Project, Helsinki City Planning Department, Finnland: “Learning from Berlin – Creating Possibilities for Co-Housing in Kalasatama, Helsinki”. Dr. Klaus Boemer, Managing Director of Gewobag EB (Berlin): On how alternative models can work for large scale, mixed-use developments—example of the Eckwerk, Holzmarkt, Berlin. Florian Koehl, Architect and initiator of Berlin Baugruppen Projects: On parameters for the future of Baugruppen. MODERATED by: Kristien Ring AA PROJECTS – author of SELF MADE CITY and curator of the URBAN LIVING exhibition at the DAZ

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