Fifth Arte-Polis International Conference and Workshop - 'Reflection on Creativity: Public Engagement and the Making of Place'

08 August 2014, Indonesia

Building on the successes of the first four Arte-Polis international conferences and workshops in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB) is pleased to present Arte-Polis 5, an international conference and workshop with the theme: "Reflection on Creativity: Public Engagement and the Making of Place".

This biennial event is an initiative of the Architecture Program at ITB’s School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development  in collaboration with other creative institutions, to be held on Friday-Saturday, 8-9 August 2014 in Bandung, Indonesia's city with a long heritage of creative culture, communities and collaborations.

The aim of Arte-Polis 5 is to connect together practitioners, academics, community leaders, local government officials, policy-makers and other professionals from diverse disciplines and regions around the world concerned with the quality of life and collaborative nature of creative communities in urban and rural places.  Its objective is to share and learn the reflection of creativity from international and local experiences regarding current issues, best practices and policy implications of public engagement on place-making.

International Conference

The peer-reviewed Arte-Polis 5 international conference will critically address the theme "Reflection on Creativity: Public Engagement and the Making of Place" through a number of diverse Tracks, such as:

A.  Creative Engagement Through Design Praxis
B.  Digital Technology Enabling Public Engagement
C.  Planning Methods for Wider Public Engagement
D.  Public Engagement for Cultural Heritage

Keynote addresses by prominent creative champions from Indonesia and overseas, along with international and local featured speakers will provide a platform for critical discussion and constructive learning of creative experiences within the parallel sessions of the Conference Tracks.  Speakers at past Arte-Polis conferences have included  Mr. Charles Landry,  Dr. Mari Elka Pangestu,  Prof. Alexander Cuthbert,  Prof.Dorodjatun Kuntjoro-Jakti,  Prof. Mohammad Danisworo,  Prof. Lily Kong, Prof. Masayuki Sasaki,  Prof. Nezar Alsayyad,  Prof. Eku Wand,  Prof. Suhono Harso Supangkat,  Dr. Armein Langi,  Dr. Himasari Hanan,  Mr. I Gede Ardika,  Mr. Cor Dijkgraaf,  Mr. John Newbigin,  Dr. Nancy Marshall, Dr. Togar Simatupang, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg,  Anies Baswedan, Ph.D., Andrés Duany, Prof. Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Dr. Sapta Nirwandar, Imam S. Ernawi, MCM., M.Sc. and others.

Conference Fee

International Participant
Professional $ 250 (early bird)     / $ 300
Student $ 125 (early bird)     / $ 150

Indonesian Participant
Professional Rp. 1.250.000,- (early bird) / Rp. 1.500.000,-
Student Rp. 500.000,-    (early bird) / Rp. 750.000,-

See IFACCA's International News Listing for the Call for Papers.