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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: “The Ecology of Place: Learning from Nature, Culture and History”


From 01/10/2024 to 05/10/2024



Congresses, conferences, workshops & webinars

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: “The Ecology of Place: Learning from Nature, Culture and History”.

As part of the International Making Cities Livable (IMCL) conference series, this event will take place in beautiful Cortona, Italy, 1-5 October 2024, to explore the role of heritage in existing cities, towns and suburbs, including tangible and intangible heritage, and new and regenerated forms of heritage.

Topics will include the value of heritage buildings, new buildings and urbanism following heritage patterns, regional economies and tourism, markets and public spaces, slow cities and slow food, innovations in agriculture, land use, transport, walkability, climate resilience, urban regeneration, and sustainable economic development.

The IMCL, founded in 1985, brings together international city leaders, professionals and researchers, to share the latest research into practice and policy. Partners include the International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism, UN-Habitat, The King’s Foundation (formerly The Prince’s Foundation), the Congress for the New Urbanism, several universities, and others.

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