Day One – Friday 15 September

Day One – Friday 15 September – Orientation Day
Venue: CF Møller, Europaplads 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

Registration and Refreshments
Welcome to Aarhus
Jacob Bundsgaard, Mayor, City of Aarhus
Introduction to Congress
David Rudlin AoU, Chair, The Academy of Urbanism
Understanding Aarhus
Stephen Willacy AoU, City Architect, City of Aarhus
Aarhus, European Capital of Culture
Juliana Engberg, Programme Director, Aarhus 2017
CF Møller in Aarhus
Julian Weyer, Partner, CF Møller
Question and Answer session
Walking, cycling and bus tours of city centre, waterfront and neighbourhoods
Starting from the offices of CF Møller, there will be 4 simultaneous but different tours (3 walking and 1 cycling) across the city centre and waterfront area. PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of places available for the cycling tour (20max). These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Tour (Route) 1
Taking in transformational public space projects, temporary squares, cultural developments and the city’s historic, Latin Quarter.

Tour (Route) 2
Experience “Hygge” the famous Danish phenomena of cosiness and conviviality, going through some of the cities oldest streets, meeting the residents from some of these active neighbourhoods.

Tour (Route) 3

This cycling tour will take in the famous Dokk1 library, and other new developments along the harbour front.

Tour (Route) 4
This tour will focus on the inner harbour and will include Dokk1 and the 3 new harbor squares.

Following the walking and cycling tours, we will all meet at Dome of Vision for lunch.
Venue: Inge Lehmanns Gade, Pier 2, Aarhus Ø, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Outer Aarhus Bus Trip
The buses will depart from Dome of Visions. Places to visit include: Moesgaard Museum, Rosenhøj, Gellerup, transformation of a 1970’s housing development, The New University Hospital, Lisbjerg, , Neye and Lystrup – examples of new neighbourhoods and private and affordable housing, Iceberg housing; Aarhus University Campus; and more.

Buses return to the City Centre – delegates to make their own arrangements for the evening.