Call for Papers: Back to the City, Urbanism, Density, and Housing 1976-2016
16 November 2015, Glasgow School of Art
DATE: 16/11/2015
"Back to the City
Urbanism, Density, and Housing 1976-2016

Thursday 5th May-Friday 6th May 2016
Conference venue: The Lighthouse – Centre for Design and Architecture, Glasgow
Keynote: Sjoerd Soeters (Soeters Van Eldonk Architecten, Amsterdam)

The conference will examine the architectural outcomes of the “return to the inner city” – that is, the numerous variations of dense, multi-storey “New Tenement” architecture, and the conditions that generated this architecture – the political and socio-economic background as well as the different ways in which living in the inner city was both conceptualised and realised.

Conference organisers: Prof. Florian Urban and Dr Ambrose Gillick, Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow School of Art, and Prof. Miles Glendinning,University of Edinburgh.
Proposals are invited for papers and posters on topics relating to the conference themes. Abstracts of up to 300 words should be sent to Ambrose Gillick ( by 16 November 2015, along with contact details and a CV/biographical information (1-2 pages).
The conference is supported by the Leverhulme Trust. A limited number of travel bursaries are available.

More details: website.