take place approximately every four years.

IAPS-CS Networks and other IAPS Networks organize

symposium jointly in different countries.

takes place within the IAPS main

conferences and other conferences.

The series of international symposium has beenorganized to encourage the participation of scholars and practitioners from different disciplines and professions including architecture, urban design, planning, psychology, sociology and anthropology, as well as from a range of countries and cultures. The evaluations and suggestions made during these international meetings provide an important platform for exchanges on the “ and promote future studies on “The main symposium interests have beenfocusedon the Culture-Space Relations in Environment & Behavior studies and Housing researchin both traditional and contemporary home environments; Housing for Low-income family, Informal/ squatter housıng; Social Change and Spatial Transformation In Housing Environments . Much of recent issues of the network and symposia theme   focus on globalization and its effect on urban environments and new housing trends; and socio-cultural issues in  architectural design education

5th Symposium+Workshop:  

Borders: Conflict and/or Potential / Experiencing NICOSIA

Jointly Organized by IAPS-CSBE Network and HERA-C, EMU, Famagusta, CYPRUS, October 2015

4th Symposium:  

Revitalizing Built Environments: Requalifying Old Places For New Uses

Jointly Organized by IAPS-CSBE Network and the IAPS – HOUSING Network, Istanbul – Turkey , 12-16 October 2009

3rd Symposium:  

Social Change and Spatial Transformation In Housing Environments

5- 6 July, 2005, Istanbul – Turkey
Under the umbrella of XXII. UIA World Congress of Architecture, U I A 2 0 0 5 I S T A N B U L 4- 7 July, 2005, Istanbul – TURKEY

2nd Symposium:  

Traditional Environments in a New Millennium: Defining Principles and Professional Practice

20-23 June 2001, Amasya, Turkey

1st Symposium:  

Culture & Space in Home Environment, Critical Evaluations / New Paradigms

June 1997, Istanbul – Turkey


Knowledge for Climate Proof Urban Development

IAPS Housing Network supported by Culture Space and Sustainability Networks,

Dar es Salaam, September 2017

Sustainable environments in a changing global context

25-28 June 2013, University of A Coruña, Spain, Jointly Organized by People-Environment Research Group, IAPS – HOUSING Network, IAPS-CSBE Network and the Sustainability Network

Continuity and Change of Built Environments- Housing, Culture and Space across Lifespans

October 10-14, 2011, Daegu, Korea, Jointly Organized by IAPS-CSBE Network and the IAPS – HOUSING Network

Unveiling the Place of Urban Culture Architectural Pedagogy and Practice

Rome, July 2018, Education Network and  Culture and Space Network     

Urban Renewal and Transformation Experiences in Istanbul

October 2009

Urban Transformation and Renewal of Historical Environments

İstanbul, June 2009

Appropriate Home: designing appropriate residential environments

Alexandria, 2006

Culture, Space and Education Symposia jointly with the Education network:  

Cities, Cultural Diversity and Design Pedagogy

Rome 2008

Revitalizing Built Environments: Lessons from Design Studio Teaching Practices

Istanbul 2009