2016 International PUARL Conference

2016 International PUARL Conference

With the successful completion of the first three International PUARL Conferences at the University of Oregon in Portland in 2009, 2011, and 2013 (in cooperation with ARUS), and the latest conference carried out in cooperation with PURPLSOC, the "World Conference on Pattern Languages" at the Danube University of Krems in Austria in the summer of 2015, the PUARL Conference Series has reached a new level of interdisciplinary involvement and a new international format and organization. The annual conferences will continue to alternate between Europe and the US covering the large and growing body of work in the emerging discipline of Regenerative Processes in our Urban Environments. We at the Portland Urban Architecture Research Laboratory are therefore pleased to announce the next conference entitled "The Regenerative City." It will focus on various aspects of Regeneration in the City, the nature and quality of evidence-based approaches to urban challenges, including the pattern language approach, and planning and design issues that we are facing in urban environments and buildings throughout the world today. This conference will take place in San Francisco in the Fall of 2016, October 28-30 in cooperation with PURPLSOC, the Collaborative for Inclusive Urbanism (CIU), and University of San Francisco (USF).

The PUARL Conference provides a forum for researchers and practitioners from a variety of fields as well as for the broader public to come together to present and discuss theories and applications in fields including:

  • Architecture, Urbanism, and Regional Development
  • Design, Media, Arts, Product Design
  • Information Technology and Computer Software
  • Pedagogy, Education, and Learning
  • Social Activism, Social Innovation, and Grassroots Movements
  • Everyday Applications and Special Interests


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Cite: "2016 International PUARL Conference" 22 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/790075/2016-international-puarl-conference> ISSN 0719-8884

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