Round Table Discussion with Christoph Ingenhoven: Conference on beauty and vitality No. 9, April 26 to 27, 2018, Rheinterrasse Düsseldorf
A city neighborhood as home
The 9th conference on the beauty and vitality of the city, organized by the Deutsches Institut für Stadtbaukunst, takes place at Rheinterrasse Düsseldorf on April 26 and 27, 2018.
On April 27, 2018, Christoph Ingenhoven will take part in the round table discussion on "Stadtquartier 5—Frankfurt am Main" ("City neighborhood 5—Frankfurt am Main"), which will be moderated by Boris Schade-Bünsow, Editor-in-Chief of Bauwelt.
In view of the widespread concern over the shortage of housing in conurbations, everybody talks about the city neighborhood as a home—a big challenge for contemporary urban residential developments in Germany, because designs for such neighborhoods have to satisfy the requirements for beautiful and socially and functionally mixed city quarters in equal measure.
We need the city neighborhood as a home now!
Which residential typologies can contribute to functional mix and social diversity? How can a differentiation between public and private urban layouts be successful? How can urban squares and street spaces be developed with their own specific character? How can municipalities and developers implement such urban city neighborhoods?
Based on these leading questions, contributors from various disciplines at the 9th conference on the beauty and vitality of the city will discuss how the ideas on city neighborhoods developed during the last Düsseldorf conferences can be implemented—taking the practical implementation of a neighborhood in a city as a concrete example.
Photo: Jim Rakete