Call: ARCHDESIGN ’21 VIII. International Online Architectural Design Conference

[Note the several themes related to presence, especially “TRACK 02.2. Digital Age and Contemporary Discussions.” –Matthew]

CALL FOR PAPERS

VIII. INTERNATIONAL ONLINE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN CONFERENCE
ARCHDESIGN ’21
April 2, 2021
https://www.dakamconferences.org/archdesign

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 25, 2020

NOTE: In response to restrictions posed by the Coronavirus pandemic, we change[d] our conferences in 2020 into online events. VIRTUAL Presentation (Live Connection |Pre-recorded video | Short films | Powerpoint Presentation | Written Papers) is now the only presentation category while the new fees are set as 30 Euros for presentation, 20 Euros for Students.

ARCHDESIGN ’21 / VIII. International Architectural Design Conference will be held in the form of an online event. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions).

Since 2014, nearly three hundred presentations by scholars from different places of the world has been hosted by DAKAM’s ARCHDESIGN Conferences and six proceedings books have been published.

All abstracts are going to be selected according to double blind reviews and accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings E-Book with an ISBN number that will be given to you in a DVD box during conference registration.

In addition to the proceeding book, participants can apply to DAKAM’s International Journal of Architecture and Urban Studies (ISSN 2147-9836) during the registration to be reviewed and evaluated for publishing in Fall 2018.

We invite you to join us at the event and would like to emphasize that proposals from different parts of the world are welcomed.

AGENDA

Abstract Submission Deadline: December 25, 2020
Registration Deadline: February 19, 2021
Full Papers Submission Deadline: February 26, 2021

CONTACT

info@dakam.org

Participants can also apply to DAKAM’s journal; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN STUDIES to be reviewed. For details please visit www.dakam.org/ijaus

THEMES

TRACK 01: DESIGN and NATURE

Design with Nature
Organic Architecture
Climatic Design
Eco-Architecture
Green Façades
Low Energy Architecture
Case Studies

TRACK 02: ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN and DESIGN METHODOLOGIES

02.1. Methodologies
Rationalism and universalism
Irrationalism and Intuition
Regionalism and Contextuality
Possible methodologies of design and spatial analysis of singular buildings
Function, building program and building types
Human behavior and “Users”
Ancient and traditional conception of design and its practice
Modern Movements and design methods: From Expressionism to Brutalism
Critical issues in the post-modern and contemporary discourse

02.2. Digital Age and Contemporary Discussions
Digital Age and Computer Aided Design
Simulation, collaboration and generative tools
Human/Computer Interfaces
Responsive environments; distributed controls, sensing and feedback
Digital fabrication and robotic craft

02.3. Architectural Form
Metaphors, symbols, geometry
Design Computation and Shape Grammar
Foldable Plate and Origami
Philosophies and space and place
The language and semiotics of space and place
Aesthetics of form
Typologies
Gesamtkunstwerk and totality of the work of art

TRACK 03. DESIGN and URBAN CONTEXT

Lived spaces and the architecture of identity
Haunted spaces/places and non-spaces
Authenticity and the reproduction/representation of place in the creative arts
Future of the cities and architecture
Participatory design

TRACK 04. REPRESENTATION and RELATIONALITY

Representation of the built environment
Diagram, text and drawing
Education and Curriculum models
Plastic arts and design
Graphic and decorative and applied arts
Cinema, stage design and computer games

TRACK 05. STRUCTURE, CONSTRUCTION, BUILDING

Structure as a design criteria
New Technologies: Technology and Architecture
Structural innovation and development
Transportable buildings and adaptation
Structure types and design
Intelligent, smart materials and building skins
Energy Efficient Adaptable Architecture
Interactive structures
Maintenance and Management Strategies
Earthquake and Adaptability
Design in details
Design and construction: composite materials, smart assemblies, material analysis
Energy and performance modeling, structural analysis

TRACK 06. LOCALITY and ARCHITECTURE

Design, locality and culture
Vernacular Architecture
Climate and geography
Local Materials
Environmental Design

TRACK 07. SOCIAL ASPECTS

Gendered spaces including the tension between domestic and public spheres
Work spaces and hierarchies of power
Geographies space including
Ethnic spaces/ethnicity and space
Disabled spaces/places
The relationship between power, knowledge and the construction of place and space
Colonialism, imperialism and globalism

TRACK 08. HOUSE & HOME

Historical Perspectives

  • The history of home & house
  • House design in the 21th century
  • Interior design and home
  • House in the 20th century
  • Architectural movements and house
  • Houses of the Architects
  • The “Genius Loci” of House
  • History of individual spaces and modernity

Social Perspectives

  • Politics and House
  • Representation of space in the fictional narration and fictional places
  • House from the perspective of social sciences (sociology, anthropology etc.)
  • Advertisement, fashion and home
  • City Planning and daily life
  • Social media and living in the digital space
  • Physiological perspectives to the house
  • House & Architectural Education
  • Ideological and historical dimensions of architectural communication and representation of house (drawings, models, diagrams, digital design techniques etc.)

Theoretical Perspectives

  • Definitions and role of “House” as a theoretical discussion
  • Daily life and architecture
  • Philosophical approaches about house/dwelling
  • Definitions of house/home
  • Theory of the house: Manifests
  • Architectural criticism on housing & house

TRACK 09 LITERATURE AND ARCHITECTURE

Fictional Spaces
Imagery Places
Describing Space
Utopia and Dystopia Remembered
Rhetoric, metaphors and architecture
Interior and Literature
Space and emotion

Textual spaces / spatial texts
The language of built space
Mapping the city
Icons and meaning
Form, representation, and poetry
Pacing and tension: the structures of literary texts (Literary Architecture)
The interrelations between literary characters and real/imaginary architectural structures and spaces

Sound and Smell
Writing Cityscapes
Human embodiment (architecture, gender, body) and Literary Studies
Visual cultures
Writing the architect
Writers that build
Slums and urban landscapes
Reading Architecture

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