the scientific meeting with the topic “Towards an activism of urban specialist through public realm” will take place in advance of “Future of Urban Public Spaces- FUPS2018” conference


    Scientific Association of Tarbiat Modares University Urban Design Students in collaboration with Institute of Culture, Art and Architecture, Shiraz University, Tehran City Council and Urban Design Association organizes a scientific meeting: “Towards an activism of urban specialist through public realm

    According to growing challenges in Iran, it seems necessary that urban specialist go beyond their professional responsibilities towards an activism through public realm. Although the following path might be strenuous, there are some valuable experiences that should be reread and needs to be examined through thorough discourses. Hence, Urban Design Scientific Association of Tarbiat Modares University has organized several meetings with this topic. For the first meeting, “Reviewing Shiraz Experience” will be the beginning to think of this field.

    Speaker: Khalil Hajipour (Member of the Academic Board of Shiraz University)

    Speakers Panel: Meysam Basirat(Member of the Academic Board of Shiraz University), Seyed Mohammad Khatami(Member of the Academic Board of Shiraz University), Soheyla Sadeghzadeh(mayor of Tehran's Municipal District 10 and Secretery of Iranian Urban Design Association), Zahra NejadBaharam(Urbanism Committee chairman of Tehran city council), Ehsan Ranjbar(Scientific Secretary and Member of Academic Board of Tarbiat Modares University)

    The meeting will also cover:

    • An Introduction of research activity of architecture and landscape group of Institute of Culture, Art and Architecture in Domain of Urban Activism
    • Unveiling “ Iranian Urban Design” Website (www.urbandesign.ir)