Urban Planning and Property Development - UPPD Conference

Call For Research Papers

Research papers / topics dealing with fundamental research and applications of Urban Planning and Property Development – UPPD including but not limited to:

  • Urban design as Social Innovation
  • Knowledge-driven Planning process
  • Curating the City
  • Sustainable cities
  • low carbon precincts
  • Tools and Techniques for Mobilisation of Land for Urban Development
  • Incentives to promote Residential Development
  • Affordable Housing as part of Public Policy
  • Development of Slums
  • Urban Design
  • Real Estate Development
  • Urban Form
  • Urban Landscape
  • Transportation
  • Urban Morphology
  • Urban morphological theory
  • Urban morphological methods and techniques
  • The evolution of urban form
  • Agents of change
  • Revisiting urban morphological classics
  • Multidisciplinarity in urban morphology
  • Comparative studies of urban form
  • Integrated approaches
  • Teaching urban form
  • The relations between research and practice
  • Small towns, networks and mobility
  • Small town and land issues
  • Urban systems and hierarchies
  • Emerging towns: genesis and history
  • Role of politics, role of spontaneous urbanisation
  • Small town economy
  • Small towns and sustainable development
  • Design Management and Professional Practice
  • Spatial and Environmental Design
  • Public Transport
  • Geopolitics
  • Place-making Strategies
  • Entrepreneurial cities
  • Workforce development at the local level
  • Effectiveness of supply v. demand-side economics in
  • Economic development strategy
  • The impending change to automatic driverless vehicles portends shifts in cities and towns
  • Innovative reduction of travel and parking lanes
  • Adaptive reuse of parking lots and public garages
  • The personal car as an asset for its commercialization
  • Implications for the movement of freight without breaks, and the delivery of merchandise more quickly; loss of jobs
  • Increased fuel consumption and air pollution
  • Innovations in transit
  • Bus and Rail Rapid Transit
  • Uber and Lyft
  • Reintroduction of the street car [rail]
  • Building codes as revised to counter natural disasters and human attacks
  • Emergency management plans