Moscow Programme of the IX International Policy Forum on Urban Growth and Conservation in Euro-Asian Corridor / The Silk Road


The closing conference of the IX International Policy Forum on Urban Growth and Conservation in Euro-Asian Corridor / The Silk Road will be held in Moscow at the Higher School of Economics on October 14, 2017.

How can heritage drive the socio-economic change in cities? What factors determine the future developments of urban heritage? What are the current methods of preservation and conservation of heritage sites? These and other questions will be discussed at the forum by leading Russian and international experts on the subject.

The conference will sum up the results of the IX International Forum in Russia and select the city for the next Forum.


October 14 (SATURDAY)


Venue of the conference: Moscow, 20 Myasnitskaya st., room 311.

Working languages: Russian and English.

Guests’ registration starts at 11am.

12.00– 14.00

Plenary Session “Historical cities. Heritage – an obstacle or a driver of sustainable development and upgrading of the quality of environment?”
EvgenyYasin, scientific leader of HSE, Moscow, Riichi Miyake, founder of the Forum, professor of Tokyo University of Science, Galina Malanicheva, Honourable Сhairman of All Russia Association of monuments of history and culture, Natalia Dushkina, professor of Moscow Institute of Architecture (MARKHI), Denis Lebedev, mayor of Kolomna, Russia, Eleonora Shevchenko, Scientific Research Institute of Theory and History of Architecture and Urban Planning, Moscow, Grigory Revzin, HSE Graduate School of Urbanism, Moscow

14.00 – 15.00


15.00 – 16.30

Panel 1. Reports and discussion
Alban Mannisi, Assistant Professor, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. “Speculative Growth of Conservation Narratives”
Nadia Khort, MA in Urban Planning, coordinator, Laboratory for Experimental Urban Design, HSE Graduate School of Urbanism, Moscow, Russia. “Challenges of heritage economics in the post-soviet urban habitats”
Morteza Maleki, visiting Professor, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Mohammadmehdi Moulaii, Assistant Professor, Bu-ali Sina University, Hamedan, Gelareh Shahhoseini, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. “Regeneration of Tehran's urban decayed contexts”
Mostafa Behzadfar, Professor, vice-resident, Iran University of Science and Technology. “Participatory Regeneration of Historical Spaces: Sang-e-Siah historical neighborhood as the case study”

16.30 – 16.45


16.45 – 18.15

Panel 2. Reports and discussion
Riichi Miyake, visiting Professor, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Japan. “Transformation of a Castle City – Case Study on Shibata Castle”
Anrong Dang, Dongmei Zhao, Yang Chen, Congwei Wang, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. “Conservation of Cave-dwelling Village in Wudinghe River Basin Based on Cultural Landscape Gene Theory”
Atsushi Miwa,Yasuaki Arai, Kajima Corporation, Osaka, Japan. “The Role and Contribution of Architecture in Cities, Societies and Industries. A Rooftop Farm on KYOTO YAOICHI”
Yann Nussaume, Professor, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris la Villette, France. “The pedestrianization of the right bank of the Seine as a symbol of the evolution of the relationship between Paris and its river”

18.15 – 18.30


18.30 – 19.15

Final session. Presentation of the Samara resolution. The choice of the next city for the X INTERNATIONAL POLICY FORUM
Riichi Miyake, founder of the Forum, professor of Tokyo University of Science , Vitaly Stadnikov, vice-dean of HSE Graduate School of Urbanism,Moscow, Sergey Malakhov, head of Innovative Design department of SSTU, Samara, Evgenia Repina, professor of Innovative Design department of SSTU, Samara, Mohammadhossein Eshaghisardroud,Deputy of civil engineering and urban planning of Tabriz city, Iran