Conference Program

Sunday, June 13

University of Notre Dame Centre, 1 Suffolk Street, London

EXHIBITS:
Room G.07 “Celebrating the European Square”
Room G.04 “Town Centre Designs”
Room G.03 “Architecture for Livable Cities”

  • Welcome Reception
  • The Architecture & Urbanism of John Simpson
    John Simpson, London, UK

Monday, June 14

PLENARY SESSIONS 

  • Building Cities For Community & Identity. The Genius Of The European Square
    Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA
  • If These Walls Could Speak
    Theodore R. Sarbin, Carmel, CA, USA
  • Sustainable Cities
    Dietmar Hahlweg, Erlangen, GERMANY
  • The Architect As Urbanist/Activist
    Robert Adam, Winchester, UK
  • Environmentalism & The Reinvigoration Of Civic Purpose
    Norman Crowe, Notre Dame, IN, USA

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

TOWN CENTRE DESIGNS (Moderator: Michael Lykoudis, Notre Dame, IN, USA)

  • Building a Town Centre in the Royal Docks
    Michael Trocmé, London, UK
  • Creating a Town Center - University Place, WA
    Bob Jean, University Place, WA, USA
    Gary Wheeler, University Place, WA, USA
    Steve Sugg, University Place, WA, USA
  • Duluth Town Green
    Mack R. Cain, Norcross, GA, USA
  • Pack Square, Asheville, NC
    Frederick Bonci, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES (Moderator: Norman Crowe, Notre Dame, IN, USA)

  • The Sustainability/Livability Prism
    David R. Godschalk, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • On the Social Relations Between Architecture, Ecology & Urbanism
    Chris Jarrett, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Eco-Living – Inspired by Art
    Alexandra Steed, London, UK
  • What is the State of the Art in Sustainable Design?
    Thomas Aujero Small, Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Professional Overspecialization Precludes Livable Cities
    Farouk Stemmet, Leeds, UK

THE SQUARE IN NORTH AMERICA (Moderator: Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA)

  • Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto
    Kyle Rae, Toronto, ON, CANADA
    Ron Soskolne, Toronto, ON, CANADA
  • The Public Process of Placemaking: A Tale of Two Cities
    Susan Moeller, Redwood City, CA, USA
  • The Memorial Plaza for Montpelier’s City Hall
    Sandra Vitzthum, Montpelier, VT, USA
  • Land Use – Transportation Inter-Dependence: The Key To Livable Cities
    Ramanbir Bhatia, Columbia, MD, USA

Tuesday, June 15

PLENARY SESSIONS

  • Regional Architecture In The UK
    George Ferguson, Bristol, UK
  • Welcome
    Sven Von Ungern-Sternberg, Freiburg, GERMANY
  • Introduction: Celebrating The European Square Program
    Suzanne C. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA

CELEBRATING THE EUROPEAN SQUARE: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SQUARE (Moderator: Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA)

  • The Piazza and the City
    Edoardo Salzano, Venice, Italy

Participating cities:

Steyr, AUSTRIA; České Budejovice, CZECH REPUBLIC; Nový Jičín, CZECH REPUBLIC; Jihlava, CZECH REPUBLIC; Pardubice, CZECH REPUBLIC; Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC; Rennes, FRANCE; Montpellier, FRANCE; Narbonne, FRANCE; Landshut, GERMANY; Kecskemet, HUNGARY; Castelfranco – Veneto, ITALY; Lecce, ITALY; Naples, ITALY; Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS; Torun, POLAND; Warsaw, POLAND; Krakow, POLAND; Vitoria-Gasteiz, SPAIN

THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT & THE HEALTHY CITY (Moderator: Hugh Freeman, London, UK)

  • The Built Environment & the Healthy City: Some Propositions
    Henry L. Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA

Panelists:

Hugh Freeman, London, UK
Richard Jackson, Sacramento, CA, USA
Ted Sarbin, Carmel, CA, USA
Rey-chi Chen, Taiwan

  • Regional Identity & Regional Planning
    Sven Von Ungern-Sternberg, Freiburg, GERMANY

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

CELEBRATING THE EUROPEAN SQUARE: REPORT FROM THE CITIES (Moderator: Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA)

Panelists:

Josef Deimer, Landshut, GERMANY
Rocco Papa, Naples, ITALY
Adriana Poli Bortone, Lecce, ITALY
David Forstenlechner, Steyr, AUSTRIA
Vratislav Vyborny, Jihlava, CZECH REPUBLIC
Szécsi Gábor, Kecskemet, HUNGARY
E. H. M. Iping, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
Maria Gomierato, Castelfranco, ITALY
M. Bernard, Narbonne, FRANCE

DISCUSSION: SOCIAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC FUNCTIONS OF THE EUROPEAN SQUARE

NEW URBANISM IN EUROPE & S. AMERICA (Moderator: Samir Younes, Rome, ITALY)

  • Adapting North American New Urbanism in International Settings
    Peter A. Gabor, Toronto, ON, CANADA
  • The Work of CEU
    Susan Parham, London, UK
  • The Work of INTBAU
    Matthew Hardy, London, UK
  • New Public Spaces or Urbanity Defined by Media-Dense Condition
    Irena Latek, Montreal, QC, CANADA

DISCUSSION: MODELS OF URBANISM

TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE IN RESORT DEVELOPMENT (Moderator: Richard Economakis, Notre Dame, IN, USA)

  • Patient Search or Paint-by-Numbers?
    Ferdinand S. Johns, Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Creating New Old Identity – Case Study of Mrtinovik, Croatia
    Nenad Lipovac, Zagreb, CROATIA
    Oleg Grgurevic, Zagreb, CROATIA

HISTORIC MODELS (Moderator: Richard Economakis, Notre Dame, IN, USA)

  • Challenges for the Historic City
    Michele Chiuini, Muncie, IN, USA
  • Stellated City Concepts: A New Look at Historic Urban Typologies
    Wolf Pearlman, Haifa, ISRAEL

Wednesday, June 16

URBAN DESIGN IN ITALY (Moderator: Edoardo Salzano, Venice, ITALY)

  • Strategies of Urban Renaissance: the Mixed-Use Neighborhood
    Gabriele Tagliaventi, Ferrara, ITALY
  • Case Studies for Urban Design in Italy
    Samir Younes, Rome, ITALY
  • Lessons from Georgian Urbanism: Revisiting Bath & Edinburgh
    Richard Economakis, Notre Dame, IN, USA

CELEBRATING THE EUROPEAN SQUARE: PRINCIPLES & EXAMPLES

  • The Endangered European Square
    Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA
  • The Public Realm as Teacher
    Henry L. Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA
  • Marienplatz, Munich
    Tom Martineau, Tallahassee, FL, USA
  • Outside-In: The Forgotten Model of the European Square
    Peter Webber, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
  • Revitalizing London’s Squares
    Spencer DeGrey, London, UK

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

CELEBRATING THE EUROPEAN SQUARE: ANALYSIS (Moderator: Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA

  • Patterns of Buildings & Spaces in Northern European Cities
    Bob Giddings, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • New Patterns of Public Spaces in the City
    Maciej Hawrylak, Wrocław, POLAND
  • Revitalization of Historic Squares, Spain
    Margarita Hill, College Park, MD, USA

CELEBRATING THE EUROPEAN SQUARE: PLANNING & RESTORATION (Moderator: Edoardo Salzano, Venice, ITALY

Panelists:

Michal Borowski, Warsaw, POLAND
Giancarlo Ferulano, Naples, ITALY
Radek Václavik, Pardubice, CZECH REPUBLIC
Andreas Bohmeyer, Landshut, GERMANY
Miroslawa Romaniszyn-Ryczek, Torun, POLAND
Nicola Elia, Lecce, ITALY
František Hrdý, České Budejovice, CZECH REPUBLIC
Anna Hostičková, Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC

DISCUSSION: HOW TO PRESERVE THE EUROPEAN SQUARE

UNDERSTANDING CITY & REGIONAL IDENTITY (Moderator: Ettore Maria Mazzola, Rome, ITALY)

  • Wakefield & Norfolk Pattern Books
    Rob Robinson, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Ghadames. The City of Shades & the Pearl of the Desert
    Mustafa Letaim, LIBYA

HERITAGE vs. DEVELOPMENT (Moderator: Ettore Maria Mazzola, Rome, ITALY)

  • City of Inhabitants. Searching for Multi-level Structure of Modern Cities
    Dariusz Dziubinski, Wrocław, POLAND
  • Contextual Zoning Code for the Inner City of Irkutsk (Russia)
    Alex Mikhailov, Irkutsk, RUSSIA
    Ivan M. Golovnykh, Irkutsk, RUSSIA
  • Historical Architectural Models
    Timothy Richards, London, UK

DISCUSSION:  TOOLS FOR PROTECTING THE CITY’S IDENTITY

TEACHING MODELS (Moderator: Ferdinand Johns, Bozeman, MT, USA)

  • Challenges to Historic Revival of Cairo, IL
    Robert Swenson, Carbondale, IL, USA
  • Community Architecture & Design
    Jason Lockhart, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

IDENTITY & COMMUNITY (Moderator: Ferdinand Johns, Bozeman, MT, USA)

  • Capturing Our Identity as the Flower City
    Karl Walsh, Brampton, ON, CANADA
  • When a Neighborhood Talks
    Sue Ann Pemberton Haugh, San Antonio, TX, USA

DISCUSSION: WORKING WITH THE COMMUNITY

Thursday, June 17

  • Democratic Architecture & Mixed Use
    Donald MacDonald, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • The Responsive City
    Alex Lifschutz, London, UK

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Can Suburban Sprawl Be Reversed?
    Tom Martineau, Tallahassee, FL, USA

BRIEF PRESENTATION

  • Building on Sprawl. The Urbanization of Suburbia
    Lewis N. Villegas, Vancouver, BC, CANADA

THEORIES OF URBAN FORM (Moderator: Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA)

  • Borrowed Space in the Modern Medieval City
    Maureen Zell, Boston, MA, USA
  • Synchroni-Cities: A Transformation of Urban Isomorphic Strategies
    Steve Quevedo, Arlington, TX, USA

BRIEF PRESENTATIONS (Moderator: Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA

  • Multi-jurisdictional Growth Management Strategies
    Judy Forster, White Rock, BC, CANADA
    John Appleton, Pitt Meadows, BC, CANADA
  • Designing Public Spaces in the Catawba Indian Reservations
    Clayton Preston, Atlanta, GA, USA

PAPER SESSIONS (Moderator: Donald MacDonald, San Francisco, CA, USA)

  • Identities & Alternatives. Architecture from Juan Navarro Baldeweg
    Covadonga Lorenzo Cueva, Madrid, SPAIN
  • Recognizing Heroes: Creating Timeless Values for Public Spaces
    Jeffery Poss, Urbana, IL, USA
  • Urbanism in Rome, Yesterday & Today
    Ettore Maria Mazzola, Rome, ITALY
  • Lost Marsh Environmental & Recreational Facility
    Rocharda Moore Morris, Hammond, IN, USA
    Sam Senn, Hammond, IN, USA

SOCIAL LIFE & THE PUBLIC REALM (Moderator: Henry L. Lennard, Carmel, CA, USA)

  • Siena’s Palio as Public Space for a While
    Gilda Berruti, Naples, ITALY
  • Sociability & Public Space in the Context of Social Mix. The Case of Titan, Bucharest
    Maria Gogala, Neuchâtel, SWITZERLAND

DISCUSSION OF SELECTED CONFERENCE THEMES & REVIEW OF PRESENTATIONS