GENERAL INFORMATION

AUMME (Architecture and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East) was founded in 2011 to foster a series of international events including symposiums and exhibitions. AUMME is a platform which intends to organize parallel events: CAUMME symposium, PAUMME architectural projects exhibitions, and SAUMME meetings of architecture and urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

Timeline

2011
CAUMME / Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East was founded by Prof. Murat Soygeniş, PhD, and Prof. Ashraf Salama, PhD, to foster a series of international events including symposiums and exhibitions.

2012
CAUMME 2012 / ‘Global Impacts and Local Challenges’ was held at Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul Turkey and chaired by Prof. Murat Soygeniş, PhD and Prof. Ashraf M. Salama, PhD.

2014
CAUMME 2014 / ‘Architectural and Urban Research, Education, and Practice in the Era of Post-Professionalism’ was held at Girne American University, Kyrenia Northern Cyprus and chaired by Prof. Ashraf M. Salama, PhD, of University of Strathclyde, Glasgow – UK, Prof. Murat Soygeniş, PhD, of S+ Architecture, Istanbul, Turkey and Assoc. Prof. Hossein Sadri, PhD, of Girne American University, Kyrenia Northern Cyprus.

Founding Advisory Board of CAUMME - Architecture and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East included Prof. Ashraf Salama, PhD, Prof. Murat Soygeniş, PhD, and Assoc. Prof. Hossein Sadri, PhD. AUMME is a platform which intends to organize the following events: CAUMME Symposiums, PAUMME Architectural Projects Exhibitions, SAUMME Meetings – Schools of Architecture and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

2015
SAUMME 2015 / ‘State of Practice and Education in the Mediterranean and the Middle East Region’ was held at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul Turkey and chaired by Prof. Sema Soygeniş, PhD, of Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul Turkey

2016
CAUMME PAUMME 2016 / ‘Migration and the Built Environment in the Mediterranean and the Middle East’ was held at University of Naples Federico II, Naples Italy and chaired by Assoc. Prof. Renato Capozzi, Assoc. Prof. Adelina Picone, Assoc. Prof. Federica Visconti, of University of Naples Federico II, Naples Italy

2018
CAUMME PAUMME 2018 / ‘Borders in Architecture’ was held at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul Turkey and chaired by Prof. Sema Soygeniş, PhD, of Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul Turkey

2020

AGORA CAUMME PAUMME 2020 / 'Mediterranean: Between expansion and regeneration' will be held at German Univeristy in Cairo (GUC), Egypt, chaired by Prof. Dr. Paolo Colarossi, Former Director of Urban Planning at the “La Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy and Prof. Dr. Jose Manuel Madrigal, Director of Architecture and Urban Design Program, German University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

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