2019, October 2-5 : Urban Ambiances and Senses: Rio de Janeiro
"Resensitizing cities" is an event that integrates the preparatory agenda for the UIA 2020, promoted by LASC / Proarq UFRJ, along with the extension course "Thinking ambiances through subjectivity – V edition".
We aim to investigate the practice of urban daily life and the study of rhythms of life, intertwined with the daily life of cities, on a small scale. Through the look at senses that interfere in uses and appropriations in the urban environment, we intend to deepen the thinking about strategies of articulation between the urban experience and the affectivity in the great metropolis.
There will be a 3 and half-day workshop + international conference with renowned speakers from the Ambiances Network, such as the prominent researchers Jean François Augoyard and Jean-Paul Thibaud.
The routine of the event includes the presentation of papers and also the accomplishment of experiences in the streets through a central result coming from the workshops of theoretical and practical reflections.
After the papers presentation sessions, there will be discussions on the following morning for the elaboration of action strategies in the streets of the central region of Rio de Janeiro, in order to apply experiments = "resensitizations".
It is important to emphasize that the papers submitted to this event may contain suggestions but do not necessarily have to present action proposals for experiments, since these will be defined together in the discussions of the axes (check the texts that define the thematic axes).
The conference, therefore, aims to contribute to urban planners, architects and thinkers on urban issues understand the expectations of the human being with regard to their spaces, perceiving it as a center, actor, constructor and mainly part of the elaboration of their projects. It is intended to highlight the theme of sensitive urban environments, demonstrating the role of humanized and humanizing urban projects for contemporary metropolises, aligned with the idea of human sustainability for the future of our cities.
PROPOSALS UNTIL JULY 15
HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
"Resensitizing cities" will have 03 and a half days of International Conference + Workshop, which will be derived from discussions on submitted paper proposals.
Everyone must pre-register, having the option to submit theoretical or action proposals or even join the event as Participant (limited entries for participants= 30).
For proposals submission, one of the following axes can be chosen (check the complete structure of axes bellow):
1. SENSITIVE AMBIANCES AND RE‐SIGNIFICATION
2. URBAN SENSES AND HISTORICAL TIMES
3. EVERYDAY EXPERIENCE AND URBAN BODIES
4. LIVING ON/OF STREETS
Papers will be evaluated by a Scientific Committee. Participants selected for the workshops will automatically be enrolled in the conference.
Target audience: undergraduate and postgraduate students in architecture and urbanism, human and social sciences, urban planners, architecture and urbanism professionals, researchers and all the curious on the matter.
Call for submission of work proposals (5 pages format) - from June 15, 2019
Submission Period - from June 15 to July 20, 2019 Disclosure of approved papers - August 9, 2019
Dissemination of final programming - August 30, 2019
Conference - from 02 to 05 October 2019
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MEET OUR SPEAKERS
Cristiane Rose Duarte/PROARQ/UFRJ
Ethel Pinheiro Santana/PROARQ/UFRJ
Laboratório Arquitetura, Subjetividade e Cultura – LASC/Proarq
Fabiola do Valle Zonno, Alda Azevedo, Barbara Thomaz, Ilana Sancovschi
Leonardo Muniz, Juliana Queiroz, Julia Delmondes, Luciana Secron, Marilía Chaves, Nathalia Moreira, Pâmela Paris, Rayana Gama
Alina Santiago, UFSC
Angélica Benatti Alvim, Mackenzie SP
Ana Fernandes, UFBA
Antonio Tarcísio Reis, UFRGS
Damien Masson, Université de Cergy-Pontoise
Evelyn Furquim Werneck, UNIRIO
Gleice Elali, UFRN
Leandro Medrano, Unicamp
Luiz Eirado Amorim, UFPE
Marcelo Tramontano, USP
Nicolas Remy, Polytechnic School of Thessaly - Dep. Arch
Paulo Afonso Rheingantz, UFRJ
Rainer Kazig, CNRS- UMR 1563/ CRESSON
Stael Pereira Costa, UFMG
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