19th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMANE HABITAT (ICHH)
Hosted by Rizvi College of Architecture, Off Carter Road, Bandra West, Mumbai 400 050, India
Theme: Affordable and Sustainable Housing for All
Dates: February 1-3, Feb, 2017, Mumbai, India
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 19th edition of International Conference on Humane Habitat (ICHH) 2017. It shall focus on the issue of affordable and sustainable housing in rural, urban and regional contexts. It shall incorporate presentations by leading architects, educators, engineers, social scientists, environmentalists, urban planners, urban designers & landscape architects. The issues affordability, appropriateness, sustainability and innovation in planning, designing and developing housing for all in sustainable humane habitats shall be discussed and debated over a period of three days in February 2017.
15TH IAHH International Student Design Competition
Affordable and Sustainable Housing for All
World Habitat Day 2016 was celebrated on 3rd October 2016 world over with the theme Housing at the Centre.
In his message on World Habitat Day, UN Secretary-GeneraI Mr. Ban Ki-moon urged “national and local governments, city planners and communities everywhere to keep Housing at the Centre”. He pointed out that Guaranteeing dignity and opportunity for all depends on people having access to affordable and adequate housing. The Theme of the 15th IAHH International Student Design Competition shall focus on the key issue of planning and designing Affordable and Sustainable Housing for All.
Prof. Dr. Techn. Peter Schreibmayer, Technical University of Graz, Austria honoured with IAHH Gold Medal for life-time contribution to humane habitat movement
Dr. Peter Schreibmayer, Technical University of Graz, Austria was honoured with the 1st IAHH Gold Medal of the International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH) for life-time contribution for the development of humane habitat movement. He said “Humane habitat thrives on individual creativity and drive, on the little interventions, changes and improvements that are feasible by the people. This is grass-roots urbanism, where citizens start to make the city their own and to change it in the little steps.”
Prof. Akhtar Chauhan, Founder President IAHH said Prof. Peter Schreibmayer has been involved with research in experimental architecture, elementary vernacular architecture and innovative building construction. He has conducted joint study programmes with Rizvi College of Architecture on the issues of earthquake resistant rural housing in Latur district and slum housing and community development in Mumbai. “We are greatly indebted to Prof. Schreibmayer for his immense contribution in promoting the cause of humane architecture, appropriate and innovative technologies in building construction, affordable housing and sustainable development. This bridge of friendship between Austria and India will be used by students and architects of both the countries in years to come “said Prof. Chauhan.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR HUMANE HABITAT (IAHH) is pleased to announce
18th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMANE HABITAT (ICHH)
Hosted by Rizvi College of Architecture, Off Carter road, Bandra West, Mumbai 400 050, India
Theme: Innovating Humane Habitats in a Digital Era for a Sustainable FutureFebruary 12-14 Feb, 2016, Mumbai, India
The 18th International Conference on Humane Habitat shall focus on the Theme : Innovating Humane Habitats in a Digital Era for a Sustainable Future.The conference shall be organised by International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH), and hosted by Rizvi College of Architecture at its premises in Bandra West, Mumbai, India on February 12-14 Feb, 2016 in association with Council of Architecture (COA),Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), and World Society of Ekistics (WSE), and Maharashtra Chapter of the Indian Institute of Architects, Forum of Colleges of Architecture, Mumbai Region and Maharashtra Association of Schools of Architecture (MASA) and Practicing Architects, Engineers and Town Planners Association (PEATA) in Mumbai, India.