The conference aimed to examine the status of Urban and Regional planning in Iraq during the Proliferation era of Postmodernism, in pursuance of grasping a cognitive and a scientific profile of the history of the contemporary Iraqi city.
Conference goals: Reiterating the interrelationship of planning sciences at the urban, regional, environmental, and physical levels, and their compound impact on the planning of the contemporary cities; highlighting the originality and identity of the Iraqi city in the face of foreseen and unforeseen challenges; stimulating the interaction between philosophical and theoretical dimensions of Planners and Architect’s premises of postmodernism; and advancing a planning and architectural vision to energize the physical state of affairs of the Iraqi city and to develop realistic urban development standards.
Conference date: 26–27 December 2017
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Editors: Dr. Abdelwehab Alwehab, Dr. Amer Alkanani, and Dr. Adil Alnuaimi
Organizer: University of Baghdad
Sponsor: International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) and Iraqi Islamic Bank
Published: 3 May 2018