The Anxious City Festival | Rotterdam, Netherlands | September 1-3, 2018 – Why does living in cities make us so stressed? How does physical space influence our mental health? How could we use cognitive sciences, interactive and behavioural create therapeutic spaces in cities? During the two-day conference, we will invite researchers and practitioners from different fields to explore these questions, sharing their inspiring research and design projects.
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA) 2018 conference | La Jolla, California | September 20-22, 2018 – The ANFA Conference will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences that occur in context with elements of architecture, both exterior and interior. Communication, knowledge sharing, collaboration, partnership, and integration will set the tone for the three day conference. The goal is to inspire ideas and new alliances that will ignite change and unlock the potential of Neuroscience for Architecture.
Healthy City Design 2018 | London | October 15-16, 2018 – Organised by SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, the Healthy City Design 2018 International Congress seeks to share and stimulate new research, innovative practice and progressive policy ideas on the theme of ‘Creating healthy cities for all: Designing for equity and resilience’. Six dedicated streams will focus on: Healthy homes and neighbourhoods; Urban planning, resilience and renewal; Work and workplace; Sustainable development; Placemaking and the public realm; and Smart cities and mobility.
Conscious Cities Festival | London and online | October 22-25, 2018 – The Conscious Cities Festival gathers those interested in the creation of people-centred environments. Research and practice using the conscious cities approach explores how architecture and urban design can better consider and respond to human needs through science informed design, data analysis and new technology.
Vision Zero Cities Conference | New York City | November 7-8, 2018 – This is the fourth national Vision Zero traffic safety conference.
Active Living Conference | Charleston, South Carolina | February 17-20, 2019 – The premier multi-disciplinary conference for sharing the latest research, policies, and practices that advance activity-friendly communities for everyone.