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Urban Acupuncture – Winter School in Lebanon – Draft Program

We are thrilled to extend a warm welcome to all accepted participants of our upcoming Winter School in Lebanon “Urban Acupuncture: Achieving Livability and Inclusivity by Revitalizing Historic Urban Neighborhoods”. Your presence adds tremendous value to this event, and we are excited to embark on this journey of learning, collaboration, and innovation with you.

Throughout this workshop, we aim to provide an environment of rich discourse, hands-on experiences, and networking opportunities. Together, we will explore new perspectives, exchange ideas, and develop skills that will not only benefit you personally but also contribute to the broader community.

Hence, we would like to share with you the draft program of the urban acupuncture winter school. Kindly be advised that the program is subject to further adjustments in line with the winter school objectives and goals. Your participation is crucial in making this event a success. Get ready to immerse yourself in a week of dynamic learning and collaboration!

Day 0 – 25.11.2023:

  • Arrival to Beirut – Lebanon and hotel check-in

Day 1 – 26.11.2023:

  • Round Tour in Beirut and the surrounding areas to get familiar with the context

Day 2 – 27.11.2023:

  • Introduction to the winter school goals and objectives
  • An input regarding the historical overview of Beirut’s urban development
  • Introduction to the Case study area – Bachoura Neighborhood
  • Group formulation and Desktop research on urban acupuncture and the case study area

Day 3 – 28.11.2023:

  • Guided tour in Beirut and the case study neighborhood
  • On-site group work

Day 4 – 29.11.2023:

  • Input on the spacial mapping of Bachoura Neighborhood
  • Group work

Day 5 – 30.11.2023:

  • Input on GIS as a tool for urban revitalisation analysis
  • Follow-up group work

Day 6 – 01.12.2023:

  • Final Presentations


The draft program for the winter school “Urban Acupuncture: Achieving Livability and Inclusivity by Revitalizing Historic Urban Neighborhoods” could be downloded from here