INTERNATIONAL FORUM / JUNE 6 2018 / JERUSALEM
Modern Cities Reporting
How can historical cities handle growing populations?
When did art become a social cohesion force?
Can diversity bring us together?
What is modern heritage?
All this and more in – MODERN CITIES REPORTING – An international
forum for experts hosting representatives from modern heritage
cities around the world discussing issues of modern heritage and
UNESCO’s Historic Urban Landscape approach combined with the
UN-Habitat New Urban Agenda as part of the national reporting
within the UN Sustainable Development Goals and elaborating on
both theoretical and practical components.
Hosts: the White City Center; the Department of Conservation, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Municipality; the Urban Design Graduate Program, Bezalel Academy of Arts
Keynote speaker: Prof. Arch. Alfredo Brillembourg –
Co-principle of Urban-Think Tank (U-TT) at ETH Zurich
10:00-13:00 In-depth site visit
Learning from Jerusalem
students and teachers of the Graduate Program in Urban Design
14:30-17:30 Workshop discussion
Four-year programme for MUNCH addressing the challenges to Mediterranean
urbanism Harmonization of graduate studies and research
18:00-18:30 Festive Opening of UN-Habitat UNIversity
Prof. Adi Stern, President of Bezalel; Roi Chiti, UN-Habitat, Nairobi;
Hagai Reznik, Director-General of the Ministry of Housing and Construction;
Naomi Tsur, chair, Israel Urban Forum
18:30 Materializing Historic Urban Landscapes
Roi Chiti, UN-Habitat, Nairobi; Ori Scialom, Bezalel, Stability Studio;
Prof. Yonca Erkan, UNESCO Chair Kadir Has, Istanbul;
Paolo Ceccarelli – Ferrara and MUNCH, UNESCO Chair in Urban and Regional
Planning for Local Sustainable Development
Hansen House /Gdalyahu Alon St 14 / Jerusalem