Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU), Ramez G. Chagoury Faculty of Architecture, Arts & Design (FAAD), the Department of Architecture will collaborate with other universities in and outside Lebanon and will conduct a series of student workshops related to the CS³ theme. These inter-university workshops will address the role of streets in reinforcing conviviality and addressing shared everyday life needs. Students from the following majors can participate in the workshops: architecture, urban design, interior architecture, graphic design, film making, and landscape design. The workshops involve students at various levels of their programs. The workshops will take place between spring 2018, and the beginning of winter 2017-2018 semesters. The students’ work resulting from the workshops will be discussed and exhibited during the conference.



Conference Welcome Reception

The conference reception will take place on the first day at the end of the sessions at the Dome Cafeteria at NDU. During the reception, drinks and bites will be served. Music students will be delighted to perform jazz and light oriental music while you make new acquaintances. Please be advised that the reception is not seated.


Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: NDU Dome Cafeteria
Admission: admission is free for all conference participants and accompanying persons but requires confirmation during the registration process due to limited places.


Conference Banquet

The CS³ conference banquet will take place in the Al-Sultan Ibrahim Restaurant, located at the beautiful bay of the city of Jounieh, not far from the NDU campus. This restaurant won the Best Quality Restaurant in the Arab World Award in 2016. Transportation to the restaurant will be provided from the conference venue. The banquet is an opportunity to continue discussions on the conference themes but also to socialize and enjoy the evening. The banquet is a seated dinner with limited places, so please reserve your place during the online registration. Lebanese cuisine will be served. An evening not to be missed!

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: 20:00-23:00
Location: Al-Sultan Ibrahim, Jounieh bay
Dress code: Casual smart
Admission: Conference participants and accompanying persons could choose to attend the banquet against a fee of US$70 paid during the registration process. This fee covers a seated dinner and transport from NDU to the banquet venue.


Music Performance

Students from the Music Department at FAAD will perform for your delight during the opening ceremony and the reception.



The FAAD building at NDU will be hosting the CS³ exhibitions, as part of the City Street³ Conference. The multidisciplinary exhibitions will start on Monday 29 October 2018, providing students, academics and professionals with yet another learning experience within the FAAD building.


CS³ Posters Exhibition

Participants whose abstracts are accepted for a poster presentation will have the opportunity to display their research work and discuss it with other participants as well as academics at NDU during the conference days. In addition to the conference, this exhibition offers another venue for conference participants to meet colleagues with similar interests, and forge new collaborations. A dedicated area for this exhibition within the FAAD premises will host these posters.


CS³ Street Photography Competition Exhibition

In addition to the distribution of the competition awards during the conference, selected entries of the CS³ street photography competition will be exhibited within the FAAD premises.