17th ICHH 2015 Announced

We are happy to announce the 17th International Conference on Humane Habitat (ICHH) 2015 slated for January 31 – February 2, 2015

The theme for this year’s Conference is

Sustainable Architecture, Environment and Development in Rural, Urban and Regional Context.

The 17th International Conference on Humane Habitat shall focus on the Theme : Sustainable Architecture, Environment and Development in Rural, Urban and Regional Context. 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 January 31 – February 2, 2015 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.

In the era of rapid economic development and resultant urbanization there is a need for evolving sustainable and humane architecture in harmony with environment. Architecture as the cultural expression of a society reflects the philosophy of life of the people. Each region has evolved its own distinctive architecture and in the process enriched the built-environment. Architecture in rural and urban areas has to be critically viewed in its regional context. At the same time, revolution in science and technology has had tremendous impact on architecture and environment. With the growing concern about the quality of life in contemporary human settlements, it is necessary to review and re-envision the strategy of development of our villages, towns and cities to promote sustainable development.

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