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City/Cité Chicago x Paris Symposium

October 13, 2022 @ 8:30 am - October 14, 2022 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Designed in 2015 and first implemented in Chicago and San Francisco, CITY CITÉ is a transatlantic cooperation and exchange program on urban issues and city making, initiated by Villa Albertine. The 3rd Chicago edition entitled ” Re/Inventing City Planning to Address Contemporary Issues ” will be a two days of professional conference and visits on the renewal of the urban fabric and territorial planning in both cities.

Thursday, October 13 – 8.30 am – 5 pm @ Studio Gang – Conferences

9.00 am Introduction

9.15 am – 10.45 am Session 1: Panorama and Perspectives from Paris and Chicago: New Scales and Approaches for Planning

Moderation: Teresa Córdova (UIC- Great Cities Institute)

We Will Chicago Plan

  • Erin Aleman (Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning)

ON TO 2050 Strategy

  • Science Po Paris students – master of urban planning

City Planning in Paris (PLU, SCOT, SDRIF…)

New Methods and Approaches to Planning with We Will Chicago

The New Flexible Models of Planning: Call for Projects and Temporary Urbanism

  • Marcus ZEPF (Université Paris Est-Créteil, Paris School of Urban Planning and Lab’Urba)

Temporalities and Uncertainties in Urban Planning: towards “permanent autopoetic processes”

11.00 am – 12.30 am Session 2: Planning for Social and Spatial Justice

Moderation: Monica Chadha (Civic Projects Architecture)

Invest South-West

  • Frédéric Chartier (Chartier / Dalix agency) and 2023 resident at Villa Albertine in Chicago

Thinking Communal Space : A Vehicle for Social Equity

Planning for Equity with Stakeholders and Communities

GROWSS in sync, Quality of Life Plan for North Lawndale

Neighborhood Activation, A Process to Improve Public Safety Through Community-Led Design

2 pm – 3.30 pm Session 3: Planning for Transitions

Moderation: Odile Compagnon (Odile Compagnon Architect)

The Natural History of Chicago — and its Implications

Ecological Transition and the Place of Life / Wildlife in Planning

  • Nadine Roudil (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Paris Val de Seine)

Institutional Narratives of Energy and Youth Awareness of Climate Issues

Advancing Equity by Investing in Urban Green Infrastructure

Towards Pluralist Engagement in Cultural Infrastructure Design

3.45 pm – 5.15 pm Session 4: Future of Housing & Offices

Moderation: Kathleen Day (Preservation of Affordable Housing)

What kind of Housing will be Built in Chicago in the 2020s? Effects of Recent Reforms

  • Ingrid Nappi (École des Ponts Paris Tech – Observatory of the Economy of Architecture / Ministry of Culture)

Which Future for Business Districts in an Area of Environmental and Social Transformation?

How Cities Support Urban Manufacturing? Old and New Forms of Production Spaces

  • Francesca Artioli (Université Paris Est-Créteil, Paris School of Urban Planning and Lab’Urba )

Short-Term Rental Platforms and the Transformation of Housing: the Challenges of Regulation

Aspirational Housing – What is Architect and Developer’s Responsibility? How can we Create Better Places to Live for Everyone?

Friday, October 14 On-site visits

9.00 am – 10.20 am: Woodlawn Resource Center 

10.35 am – 11.40 am: Stony Island Arts Bank 

12.10 am – 2.00 pm: Fulton East

2.15 pm – 3.25 pm: North Lawndale Love Blooms Here Plaza 

3.40 pm – 5.00 pm: Humboldt Park 


October 13, 2022 @ 8:30 am CDT
October 14, 2022 @ 5:00 pm CDT
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