venue: BME ‘K’ Building / 1111 Budapest, Műegyetem rakpart 3. 2nd. floor 10. (BME K210)

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Doconf is open to the public!

8th OCT 2021 

8.30 am – 9.00 am / REGISTRATION (for speakers and Chairs)

9.00 am – 9.30 am / OPENING

Dr. Melinda BENKŐ – Chair of DOCONF / H & Prof. György ALFÖLDI – Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, BME / H & Prof. András FERKAI – Head of the Committee on Architecture, Hungarian Academy of Sciences / H


9.30 am – 11.00 am / THE FIFTIES session

Chairs: Dr. Kornélia KISSFAZEKAS / Budapest H & Dr. Endre VÁNYOLÓS / Cluj Ro & Dr. Federica VISCONTI / Naples I

Ana BORANIEVA / Barcelona E / MK / In the Shadow of Skopje’s Railway Artefact: The Interscalar Character Of The Artefact As A Condition For Constructing New Centrality.

Ekaterina GLADKOVA & Prof. Valerii KOZLOV / Irkutsk Ru / Urban planning concepts for the renovation of microdistricts in the 1950s-70s: the result of a workshop in Irkutsk

János KLANICZAY / Budapest H / Measuring the architectural experience: comparing the ‘50s and ‘70s during urban walking tours

Bárbara Mylena DELGADO da SILVA & Dr. Eszter KARLÓCAINÉ BAKAY / Budapest  Hu / Br / People’s Park: An overview from examples of Post – Socialist urban parks in Europe


11.30 am – 13.30 pm / MASS HOUSING NEIGHBORHOODS session

Chairs: Dr. Melinda BENKŐ / Budapest H & Prof. Richard KLEIN / Lille F & Dr. David TICHY / Prague Cz

Maciej SWIDERSKI / Amsterdam Nl / Pl / Heritage-inspired local knowledge as a tool for planning the future of late-modernist housing estates

Réka MÁNDOKI & Dr. John ORR / Cambridge UK / Hu / Learning from the past – How to create sustainable mass-produced buildings today?

Jitka MOLNÁROVÁ / Prague Cz / Bottom-up transformations of modernist housing estates

Sofia BORUSHKINA / Milano, I / Ru / Top-Down Large-Scale Urban Interventions and Density Profile: the Housing Renovation program in Moscow

Nikola MITROVIĆ & Dr. Aleksandra DJUKIC / Belgrade Sr / Mapping informal changes – new meanings and new patterns of usage of  mega blocks: case study New Belgrade

Munkh-Erdene TOGTOKHBAYAR & Dr. Tamás PERÉNYI / Budapest H / Mong / Post-socialist urban housing form: Changing ger districts in Ulaanbaatar


15.00 pm – 17.00 pm / SHRINKING CITIES session

Chairs: Dr. Bálint KÁDÁR / Budapest H & Prof. Zorica NEDOVIĆ-BUDIĆ / Chicago IL USA & Dr. Angelica STAN / Bucharest Ro

Dr. Branislav ANTONIĆ / Belgrade Sr / Reviving Socialist Shrinking Towns in the Lower Danube Region in Serbia by Embracing their Modernist Urban Heritage

Andreea Catalina POPA / Bucharest Ro / Shrinking cities on the Romanian side of the Danube river

Mattias MALK / Tallinn, Est / With or Without You: The Local Significance of Rail Baltic in Pärnu

Anna Kornélia LOSONCZY / Budapest H / Rákospalota vs. Újpalota: changing centrality of District XV, Budapest

Ágnes BERTYÁK / Budapest H / Shrinking villages – Population retention and tourism development opportunities of the settlements of Őrség


9th OCT 2021

9.00 am – / ONLINE PLUS session  / public link

Chairs: Dr. Melinda BENKŐ / Budapest H & Dr. Domonkos WETTSTEIN

Antonio NEVESCANIN / Lodz Pl / Hr / from mass housing session / Urban Regeneration of The Socialist Modernist Housing Neighborhoods in Lodz, Poland, and Zagreb, Croatia

Romana HAJDUKOVÁ & Alžbeta SOPIROVÁ / Bratislava Sk / from shrinking cities session / Brownfields and green infrastructure in the region of „triangle of death”

Lyudmila KOZLOVA & Dr. Anastasia MALKO / Irkutsk Ru / from the fifties session / The structural role of public spaces in 1950-80s mass housing: Experience and Prospects of the Akademgorodok district in Irkutsk

Andrea NÓBLAGA CARRIQURY & Amaia CELAYA ALVAREZ / Barcelona E / from resilience  session / Urban Resilience in post-Soviet built environment renewal: the case study of Yakutsk

Olena LEMAK & Prof. Ľubica VITKOVÁ / Bratislava Sk / from leisurescape session / Transformation of the Danube recreational areas


10.00 am – 12.00 amRE-COLLECTIVE

hybrid session / K293 (2nd floor 93) + online / public link

Chairs: Dr. Julianna SZABÓ / Budapest H & Dr. Aleksandra DJUKIĆ / Belgrade Sr

Anica DRAGUTINOVIC & Prof. Uta POTTGIESSER / Delft Nl / Sr / Regenerative Design and Co-Commitment as Decisive Factors in Mass Housing Revitalisation / online

Diana GALOS / Cluj Ro / Urban housing in the countryside: community building and real estate policies

Zofia PIOTROWSKA / Warsaw Pl / Reimagining housing cooperatives in Poland: transformation strategies for the future / online

Annamária BABOS / Budapest H / Key challenges of implementing the cohousing model in CEE countries Comparison Hungary and Poland


13.00 pm – 15.00 pmRESILIENCE session

Chairs: Dr. Árpád SZABÓ / Budapest H & Dr. Dániel KISS / Zürich-Basel Ch

Mariia TUMUREEVA & Dr. Valery KOZLOV / Irkutsk Ru / Novo-Lenino district in Irkutsk city as a post-socialist model of transformation

Rania MATROUK & Shaha MAITEH / Budapest H / Syr / Urban Resilience in Post-Socialist Cities: A Descriptive Comparative Study Between Courtyard Block and Panel Housing

Dominika GRABOWSKA-ROPEK & Maria JANKOWSKA / Warsaw Pl / Post-pandemic urban planning rules – future predictions

Rachel Győrffy / Budapest H / Towards a Potemkin City: Motifs and Consequences of Reconstructivism in Central- and Eastern Europe

Marcell HAJDU / Weimar D / H / Fragmenting Emptiness: The Democratic Resilience of Post-Socialist Public Spaces in Contemporary Budapest

Bence BENE / Budapest H / SPACE SYNTAX & OCOKA – Possibilities of Using Geospatial Technology for Military Analysis on Urban Terrain


15.30 pm – 17.30 pm / LEISURESCAPE session

Chairs: Dr. Domonkos WETTSTEIN / Budapest H & Prof. Lubica VITKOVA / Bratislava Sk

Yulia BELOSLYUDTSEVA & Dr. Vitaly STADNIKOV & / Moscow Ru / Problems of land division as an essential instrument of regulation and urban regeneration in Post-Soviet Russia

Gabriel SILVA DANTAS & Dr. Ildikó Réka NAGY / Budapest H / Br / Resilience of urban forms in context of Urban Green Infrastructure: Study case of Ferencváros, Budapest

Dr. Jelena MARIC / Belgrade Sr / Towards more resilient city: improving public health by increasing the usage of urban green open space – a case study of New Belgrade

Kinga SÁMSON / Budapest H / Hungarian amusement parks from the fifties to nowadays

David KLEPEJ & Dr. Naja MAROT / Ljubljana Slo / Planning Urban Tourism Infrastructure in Post-War Socialist Slovenia: the Case of City hotels

Flóra PERÉNYI / Budapest H / Experimental architecture: examining Hungarian campings through the examples of two different styles in the socialist era


17.30 – / DOCONF2021 CLOSING EVENT / Speakers – Chairs