Call for papers
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL HERITAGE THINKING
“Contemporary Architecture in Heritage Contexts”
3-4 September 2015
La Salle University, Bogotá (Colombia)
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 7 APRIL 2015
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In commemoration to La Salle University´s 50th anniversary and its Architecture Program´s 38th, the School of Habitat Sciences will be hosting the “International Conference on Cultural Heritage Thinking 2015: contemporary architecture in heritage contexts”, that is going to be developed on September 3rd and 4th of 2015. The venue will be located in La Salle University, in La Candelaria: traditional and historic centreof Bogotá (Colombia).
The purpose of this conference is to open a space for the socialization of intervention criteria, the set up and development of research on new architectural and urban projects located in natural or cultural heritage contexts, in order to harmonize the use of heritage elements and resources in new projects as a way to strengthen territorial and community development.
Conferences will emphasize on the construction of new architecture in heritage contexts, focusing on the concept and criteria of the new project. There will be 3 subtopics where the authors can register their papers:
SUBTOPIC 1 “CONTEMPO”: CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE IN HISTORIC CENTRES.
Insertion of contemporary architecture in historic centers, where the foundation of the design exercise is the contextualization and integration of old and new, as a conservation strategy and / or safeguarding cultural heritage.
SUBTOPIC 2: “TERRA”: CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE IN EARTH.
Creating contemporary architecture in clay building, standing out its integration with sociocultural and physical contexts, the public space, the green areas, the accessibility etc. The clay as a sustainable and comfort alternative and a viable strategy for structural systems and nowadays materials.
SUBTOPIC 3 “FIRMITAS”: STRUCTURAL CONTEMPORARY INTERVENTIONS IN HERITAGE BUILDINGS.
Structure and material proposes in architectural heritage, where the interaction between the old and new project constitutes a unique architectural project in their context at formal, functional and technical levels. The previous conditions, criteria, building processes and the intervention result as a conservation and special integration. strategy, should be revealed.
Submission and evaluation of papers
The author(s) should submit an abstract of no more than 250 words, a photo related to the topic developed indicating in which Sub-theme the paper should be included, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission deadline is 7 April 2015.
- Submission of Abstracts: April 7, 2015
- Results of accepted abstracts: April 21st, 2015
- Full paper submission: May 26th, 2015
- Observations to Full Paper: June 9th, 2015
- Final Submission of Full Papers, Presentation and Rights: July 7th 2015
- Conference Presentations: September 3th and 4th
The conference is open and free to professional, researchers, institutions, companies and public in general, previous registration and submission of the registration form
The official language of the conference will be SPANISH, however simultaneous translation can be provided if previously requested by the author(s).
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