THEORIZING SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE “SBD09” (SBD09)

Venue: Edge Hill University

Location: Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Aug 12, 2009 End Date/Time: Aug 13, 2009
Registration Date: Aug 12, 2009
Early Registration Date: Aug 12, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: May 10, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Jun 10, 2009
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Sustainable Design Program; Faculty of Architecture; National College of Arts, Lahore; Pakistan &
Edge Hill University, Lancashire UK

in collaboration with




Community Technical Housing Services Association (COMTECHSA) U.K &
Global Built Environment Review (GBER)

TWO DAYS INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON
THEORIZING SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE “SBD09”
@ Edge Hill University, St. Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP, U.K.
(12TH – 13TH August 2009)


Based on the current demand for sustainable design professionals and the future need for environmentally sustainable education in Pakistan & UK, a collaborative post-graduate program; Masters of Architecture in “Sustainable Design” is proposed. Sustainable Design Program, Faculty of Architecture, National College of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan and Edge Hill University, Lancashire, UK has agreed to establish and design this program jointly. Higher Education Commission Pakistan and British Council Pakistan are promoting this program under Joint Higher Education Links Program (JHELP).

The goal of the program is to educate students in the area of Sustainable Architecture Design with an innovative program that is truly unique. This initiative will lead to a master’s degree program starting in 2010.

As part of this initiative the second seminar is being organized at Edgehill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire to advance the concepts for the development of a truly unique curriculum for this Masters program.

CALL FOR PAPERS
This seminar welcomes papers that deal with theories of sustainability from a wide range of perspectives and from a broad spectrum of practitioners within the built environment field to bring these manifold dialogues into negotiation. Through the infusion of different perspectives and competing discourses we wish to celebrate at this seminar the diversity of possible positions and put into question singular answers and solutions. Deeply social perspectives will rub up against more technical approaches.

THEMES:
1. Pedagogy:
More focused papers on pedagogical issues that pertain to questions of theorising sustainability, theory and sustainability are welcome.
2. Practice:
a. Learning Sustainability from Traditional Architecture
b. Architectural Sustainability in the developing world.
c. Sustainable Architecture-Practices
d. Zero Energy Sustainable Buildings- A debate
e. Post Modernity and Sustainable Architecture
3. Technical/Social:
a. Social Dimensions of Sustainable Architecture
b. Environmental Dimensions of Sustainable Architecture
c. Technological Dimensions of Sustainable Architecture

LANGUAGE:
English

PUBLICATION:
All accepted papers will be published on a proceeding CD-ROM and the refereed accepted papers will be printed in global built environment review and in RPC-NCA Quarterly AKKAS.
http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/gber/; http://www.nca.edu.pk/rpc/

VENU:
Edgehill University, St. Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP, U.K.; Phone 01695-584551/584273 ; Fax: 01695- 584573/579997; www.edgehill.ac.uk

REGISTRATION FEE:
Standard UK Sterling Pounds 50
Student UK Sterling Pounds 25

PROGRAM (Tentative):
6th August 2009 AM Opening Ceremony & Key-note Speeches
PM Theme 1
7th August 2009 AM Theme 2
PM Theme 3 & Closing Ceremony

IMPORTANT DATES:
30 April 2009 Abstract Submission
10 May 2009 Notification of Acceptance
10 June 2009 Full Paper Submission & Author’s Registration
12 –13 August 2009 Seminar

SEMINAR CONTACT

Seminar Secretariat UK
Ar. Dr. Tasleem Shakur (Link Coordinator & Program Director)
Dr. Linda Rush (Asst. Link Coordinator)
Ar Galib Khan (Community Architect; COMTECHSA)
Jamie Halsall (Global Built Environment Review)
Edge Hill University, Lancashire L39 4QP, United Kingdom
shakurt@edgehill.ac.uk; tasleemshakur@yahoo.co.uk ; www.edgehill.ac.uk

Seminar Secretariat Pakistan
Ar. Muhammad Ali Tirmizi (Link Coordinator & Program Director)
Ar. Syed Faisal Sajjad (Asst. Link Coordinator)
Ar. Prof. Fauzia Qureshi (Head; Dept. of Architecture; NCA)
Ar. Dr. Shakeel Qureshi (Associate Prof; Dept. of Architecture; NCA)
Prof. Babar Khan Mumtaz (HEC Professor; Dept. of Architecture; NCA)
Sustainable Design Program; Faculty of Architecture;
National College of Arts, 4 The Mall, Lahore-54500; Pakistan
tirmizi@nca.edu.pk; tirmizi@aaschool.ac.uk; www.nca.edu.pk
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Supported By
Higher Education Commission; Pakistan
British Council, Pakistan
JOINT HIGHER EDUCATION LINKS PROGRAMME (JHELP)

Venue

St. Helens Road
Ormskirk
United Kingdom
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