19. Section URBAN STUDIES
- URBAN HISTORY
History of the Development of Urban Settlements, etc.
- URBAN SOCIOLOGY
Sociological Study of Urban Settlements and Their Role in the Development of Society, etc.
- URBAN CULTURE
Study of Urban Ethnography, Various Cultures, Beliefs, Norms and Values, etc.
- URBAN SUSTAINABILITY
Smart Growth, Usage of Renewable Sources of Energy for the Infrastructure, Eco-taxes, Reducing Pollution, Efficient Use of Land, etc.
- URBAN DESIGN
Design of Groups of Buildings, Streets, Public Spaces, Neighborhoods, Districts, etc.
- ANCIENT URBANISM
Greek, Roman and Early Islamic Cities and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and Western Asia During the Ancient Times, etc.
- URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE
Water Supplies, Sewers, Electrical Grids, Telecommunications and Other Structures, Systems and Facilities, etc.
- URBAN ECONOMY
Study of the Location Decision-making, Urban Land and Housing Markets, Local Government Finance, etc.
- URBAN GOVERNANCE
Study of Legal Frameworks, Efficient Political, Managerial and Administrative Processes, etc.
- URBAN TECHNOLOGY AND NETWORKS
Smart Cities, Technical Processes, Methods, Study of the Complex Interconnections between Urban Settlements, Nodal Points of Exchange, etc.
- URBAN EDUCATION
Study of the Process of Facilitating Acquisition of Knowledge and Learning in the Urban Settlements, Education Policies, Education Infrastructure, etc.
Study of the Formation of Megacities, Factors and Causes, Case Studies, Growth Factors, Historical Development, Environmental Issues, etc.
20. Section PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
- LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Land use, Housing Needs and Construction, Open Space, Planning and Zoning, Transportation and Multimodal Networks, etc.
- BIG ZONES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Parks, Cemeteries, Campuses, Industrial Zone Planning, etc.
- SPECIAL ZONES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Goals, Plans, Benefits, Watershed Planning and Management, Floodplain Management Planning, Long-range planning, Residential and commercial plans, etc.
- PLANS AND CONTROL
Plans, Master Plans, Plan Reviews, Development Control, etc.
- URBAN PLANNING
Vision and Targets, Urban Planning as a Response to Changed Environment, Local Implications, etc.
- PLANNING AND PLANNING PROCESS
Efficiency and Pervasiveness of Planning, Psychological and Neuropsychological Aspects of Planning, Planning in Public Policy, etc.
- PLANNING INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES
Government, Local Authorities, Special Bodies, International Bodies, etc.
- REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE
Permits, Inspections, Guidelines, Codes, etc.
- COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC WORKS PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Economic, Soil and water conservation, Water and sewer, Engineering – Streets, Docks, Harbours, etc.
- HISTORIC HERITAGE PRESERVATION
Regulations and Professional Standards for Heritage Preservation and Restoration, Venice Charter, Historic Heritage Preservation, Emergency Preservation programs, etc.
- FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AND PROGRAMS
Funds and Grants, Community Planning and Development Grants, Start-up and Pre-development Funding, etc.
21. Section ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
- HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
Prehistory, Early Civilizations, Greece, The East, Rome, Buddhism, Rock-cut architecture, Early Christian Churches,
Islam, Middle Ages, 15th -19th century etc.
- ARCHITECTURAL THEORY
Architectural Design values, Mathematics, Pattern Language, Proportion, Space Syntax, Architecture Criticism etc.
- ARCHITECTURAL STYLES
Modern Architecture, Postmodern Architecture, Deconstructivism, International Style, Brutalism etc.
- ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE
Architectural Drawing, Technical Drawing, Building Project, Building Code, Cost and Project Management etc.
- RESPONSIVE ARCHITECTURE
Measure of Environmental Conditions, Adaptation, Responsive Technologies, Sensors, Control Systems, Actuators etc.
- ARCHITECTURE AND SOCIETY
Architecture New Role, Social Function of Space, Space as Composition and Social Interaction etc.
- INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Re-use and Transformation, Innovative and Progressive Approaches, Structural Systems Design, Interior Design, Professional Responsibilities and Standards etc.
- LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Urban Planning and Design, Site Planning, Stormwater Management, Environmental Restoration, Parks and Recreation Planning, etc.
- ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Rain Gutter Systems etc.
- ARCHITECTURE, GRAPHICS AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
History, Definitions, Process, Functionality and Usability of Products etc.
- ARCHITECTURE and URBANISM – URBAN DESIGN
Habitable and Sustainable Cities, Intelligent Building, Architecture and Urban Planning etc.
- DESIGN AND TERMINOLOGY
History, Design and Development, Graphic Design, Ceramics and Glass Art,
Product Design, Textile Design, Art Design, Engineering Design, Process Design etc.
- DESIGN AS A PROCESS
The Rational Model, Example Sequence of Stages etc.
- DESIGN AS A METHOD
Synthesis, Tactics and Methods, Evaluation and Decision Methods,
Managing Structural Complexity etc.
- SOCIOTECHNICAL ISSUES IN DESIGN
Beyond Design, Social Networks, Sustainability in Global Framework, Consumers’ Needs for Products and Services etc.
- PHILOSOPHIES AND STUDIES OF DESIGN
Philosophies for Guiding Design, Approaches to Design, Methods of Designing etc.