Post Covid-19 Adaptive Strategies in the Mediterranean Region, Union of Mediterranean Architects (UMAR).

Salama, A. M. (Keynote/plenary speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

Description

From the New Normal to the Stable State: Navigating Urban Form and Urban Life Dialectics in a Post Pandemic Virtual World Ashraf M. Salama 30 June, 2020 4.00-6.00 pm (CET) _________________ The meeting aims to investigate how Covid-19 has impacted the world with particular attention to Mediterranean Countries; and how the community of architects reacted and the good practices implemented. We intend to investigate in particular: Complexity teaching architecture online - distance learning assessment • Inspiring best practices in dierent Mediterranean sections • Housing design development versus Mediterranean societies’ lifestyle (the new idea of “Home” versus work / educational places) • Impact by dierent “National Associations of Architects” in the Mediterranean region to the pandemic situation • A new urban paradigm. 16.00 • Greetings from the host country of the webinar and operational information Lilia Cannarella, Treasurer of the Union of Mediterranean Architects Greetings from UMAR and General Introduction Wassim Naghi, President of the Union of Mediterranean Architects General Introduction to the Subject, Speakers and Moderators Iman Gawad, UMAR Secretary General Juana Canet Rossellò, UMAR Vice President Online Education and Studio Culture Elie Haddad, Dean, School of Architecture & Design, Lebanese American University - Lebanon (Beirut) Pandemica as Urban opportunity - We would not like to come back to normality before Covid-19 Diego Zoppi, National Councilor CNAPPC and member of the ACE Executive Board - Italy (Genoa) Towards a post-COVID-19 urban habitat María Rosa Cervera Sardá, Professor, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares - Spain (Madrid) From the New Normal to the Stable State: Navigating Urban Form and Urban Life Dialectics in a Post Pandemic Virtual World Ashraf Salama, Professor, University of Strathclyde, UK The Secret is Look behind the Skin: A Congurational Look at Physical Distancing Requirements in Building Design Chaham Alalouch, Ass. Professor, Sultan Qaboos University in Oman - Syria (Damascus) 17.00 • Speeches by Member Sections and debate 18.00 • Conclusions
Period30 Jun 2020
Event typeSeminar
LocationRome, Italy
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • architecture
  • urbanism
  • urban life
  • social distancing
  • adaptation strategies
  • informality
  • appropriation