MANUFACTURING UTOPIA

The Fifth Annual MA Architecture + Urbanism Symposium: MANUFACTURING UTOPIA

 
MANUFACTURING UTOPIA: HAPPINESS IN EMERGING ENVIRONMENTS ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM SYMPOSIUM 2014 

 

Mission Statement Is the ideal urban environment within our reach or are cities losing their humanity? On 1 May 2014 the students of theMA Architecture + Urbanism at Manchester School of Architecture will host a one day symposium to debate these issues. A range of invited speakers will contribute their knowledge in a programme of presentations and round table discussions to throw light on our future cities. Among the aspects to be discussed are:technology 
wellbeing
 resource 
identity 
beauty
 legacy
 natureQuestions to be raised include:Has the communication revolution triggered an explosion of change globally? How sustainable are current urban lifestyles? Are the developments in cities improving the liveability of them as places? How can the engineered environment preserve personal identity? Can happiness be measured? What are the benefits of architecture and urban design?For further information please follow @utopiaMCR

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