The conference venue CREATE (Rendsburggade 14 in 9000 Aalborg) is conveniently located in a new building designed by Henning Larsen Architects in the heart of Aalborg. CREATE is in close proximity to three hotels, the newly renovated waterfront including the Utzon Center architecture exhibition space, and the city center.

CREATE is part of Aalborg University and the latest addition to the city campus built in 2014. The CREATE building is organized around a large north-facing atrium and a large, south-facing outdoor courtyard faced by several large windows making the internal activities visible and creating coherence between the internal and external activities of the square.

The symposium coincides with the annual Aalborg Architecture Festival. Festival events will be hosted at CREATE and the nearby Utzon Center, among other places. Participants to the symposium will benefit from the opportunity to explore the festival before, during and after the symposium.

The CREATE campus ( was inaugurated in 2014, and is situated next to the Utzon Center by Jørn Utzon ( on the new Aalborg harbour front (, along with the music hall by Coop Himmelb(l)au, parks, plazas, a harbour bath, restaurants, student housing, and more.