Obsolescence & Renovation– 20th Century Housing in the New Millennium

Today, approximately 80% of people in Europe live in buildings that are thirty years old or more. Around 50% of people live in houses that are fifty years old and more. The possible obsolescence of this housing stock is a critical issue – both across the continent of Europe and beyond…..

The OBSOLESCENCE and RENOVATION conference raises questions that affect both private and public housing stock; the south and the global north; and both pre and post World War II housing across the world.

Specific areas of interest include: Best Design Practices, Best Urban Practices, Best Environmental Practices, Best Practices on Policy, Management and Participation more….