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OPEN CALL
Abstract Submission Deadline 30 May 2015
Exhibition Application Deadline 10 June 2015

Third International Conference and Exhibition

ON ARCHITECTURE - REWORKING THE CITY
THROUGH NEW ARCHITECTURE


2-17 December 2015, Belgrade, Serbia



Gallery of Science and Technology - Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Đure Jakšića 2, Belgrade


Conference
We are experiencing an unprecedented era in the history of urbanization. Some of the defining challenges of the 21st century are managing the pace of urban growth, creating new approaches in architecture, increasing the quality of living spaces, as well as controlling the environmental quality. At the same time, they also present an opportunity to create living spaces that are smarter, more efficient, more sustainable, and more equal and safer.

In meeting these challenges and opportunities, we will respond to the following topics:
• Roots of Architecture
• New Architecture
• Architectural Inspiration (in heritage and history; in new technologies and media)
• Challenges
• Reshaping Architecture, reshaping Cities
• Protection of heritage/ restoring a tradition
• New media in art and architecture
• The role of new technologies / nanotechnology, robotics
• Research for future cities (the future of the city)
• Sustainability and sustainable architecture
• Resilient development
• Smart development, smart houses, 3D-printed houses

Exhibition
The Conference topics are also the exhibition topics. We kindly invite the perspective architects, town planners and artist to submit their projects, drawings, and photographs that respond to the scope of the above listed topics.

Key Dates
30 January First Call
30 May Abstract Submission (250-300 words)
10 June Exhibition Application
(illustration of work and description 70-100 words)
30 June Abstract & Exhibition Application Acceptance Letter
15 September Exhibition Poster Preview Submission
1 October Final Paper Submission
20 November Final Exhibition Poster Submission


Info
Abstracts for the Conference (250-300 words) and/or Applications for the exhibition (with illustration of the work and short description 70-100 words) should be sent to info@strand.rs



Scientific Board
Prof Branislav Mitrović, Faculty of Architecture University of Belgrade, Serbia
Prof Rachel Armstrong, Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape at Newcastle University, England
Dr Miloš Dimčić, Programming Architecture, Stuttgart, Germany
Prof Branko Kolarević, University of Calgary Faculty of Environmental Design, Canada
Prof Nadja Kurtović Folić, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Dr Anastasios Tellios, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Grece
Vera Parlać, University of Calgary, Canada
Dr Liam Young, Princeton University, USA
Dr Carmelo Zappulla, MAA Faculty at IAAC, Barcelona, Spain
Prof Ružica Bogdanović, Faculty of Architecture, University Union – Nikola Tesla, Serbia
Prof Aleksandra Stupar, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Prof Stanko Gaković, The Art Institute of Houston, USA
Dr Jelena Guga, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Department of Interdisciplinary Activities, Czech Republic
Prof Joris Scheers, Vice President ECTP-CEU, Visiting Professor KU Leuven University, Belgium


Registration

Conference Registration
includes:
- unlimited and free access on all Conference days and Exhibition,
- coffee breaks on all Conference days
- participation at all side events Opening of the Exhibition, Welcome Reception,
- Conference pack including Program, Abstract book and Proceedings CD.

STRAND offers the following conditions for participation (each fee is valid for one person):

Type of participation For registration and payment
until 1 October
For registration and payment
after 1 October
For registration and payment
on site
Registration
for Author of 1 contributed paper
EUR 120 EUR 170 not feasible
Registration
for Author of 2 contributed papers
EUR 180 EUR 250 not feasible

Registration for PHD Student Author* of 1 contributed paper

EUR 70 EUR 100 not feasible
Participation Only EUR 70 EUR 100 EUR 100

Student** Participation

EUR 30 EUR 50 EUR 50
Conference Dinner EUR 30

*Phd student under 27 years of age, Proof of student status will be required, e.g. scanned copy of institutional letter confirming student status, sent to info@strand.rs.
** Student and Phd student under 27 years of age, that are not Paper Authors; Proof of student status will be required, e.g. scanned copy of institutional letter confirming student status, sent to info@strand.rs.


Exhibiton Registration includes:
- participation at all side events Opening of the Exhibition, Welcome Reception,
- Exhibition Book
- thematic panel with coffee break devoted to the works in the Exhibition

STRAND offers the following conditions for participation:

Type of participation For registration and payment
with the Exhibition Application until 10 June
Standard fee for Exhibition
for 1 panel
EUR 35
Standard fee for Exhibition
for 2 panels
EUR 50

The payment on site for Exhibition participation - not feasible.

Conference Concept
Prof Ružica Bogdanović, Faculty of Architecture, University Union - Nikola Tesla, Serbia


International Contact
Prof Aleksandra Stupar, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia


Exhibition Selection
Prof Stanko Gaković, The Art Institute of Houston, USA

Support
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA), Gallery of Science
and Technology, Serbia
European Council of Spatial Planners (ECTP), EU, Belgium


Realization
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association

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OPEN REGISTRATION

Conference Website Launched [24 February 2015]

First International Conference on the Digital Age

GOING DIGITAL: INNOVATIONS IN THE CONTEMPORARY LIFE

4-5 June 2015, Belgrade, Serbia


Museum of Applied Art, Gallery Jade, Vuka Karadžića 18, Belgrade, Serbia


Description
The theme of the conference is innovation and creativity in the digital era, with focus on art, architecture, technology, and science as being among the leading proponents of innovative change.
Innovation is not new, nor a privilege of the digital age. It has always been present in human endeavors to solve problems, organize community better, improve the quality of life, work more efficiently, and so on. The digital age, however, has brought about unprecedented and ubiquitous possibilities of innovation in all spheres of life. In the digital age, perhaps more than ever before, there is growing need for multi-disciplinary approach in the research on Arts, Architecture, Science and Technology to deal with challenges of modern society. Even though the theme of the conference primarily focuses on innovation and creativity in arts and architecture, we strongly encourage submission of papers dealing with creative and innovative use of new media technologies in different fields.

The call is addressed to researchers and professionals in the fields of art (visual art, applied art, new media art, biogenetic and transgenic art), architecture (green architecture, sustainable architecture, wet architecture, digital architectural design, smart interior design), emerging technologies, photography, graphic design, fashion, advertising, etc.

We invite the submission of original papers related to (but not limited to) the following topics:

• New media arts and architecture
• Art and architecture vs. digital culture / cyberculture
• Living architecture
• Creative space: the interior, green space, built world / street world, augmented space
• Creative design
• Virtual reality in art and architecture
• 3D Mapping
• Globalization and New Media
• Rethinking the “New” in "New Media" / Remedialization

Key Dates
20 January First Call
2 March Abstract Submission (250-300 words)
5 March Acceptance Notification
20 April Paper Submission
29 May Final Paper Submission

Scientific Board
Prof Miodrag Šuvaković, contemporary aestheticist, art theorist and
conceptual artist, Serbia
Prof Rachel Armstrong, Department of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK
Dr Carmelo Zappulla, Faculty of Master in Advanced Architecture at IAAC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, Barcelona
Branko Kolarević, University of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design, Canada
Prof Christa Sommerer, Head of Interface Cultures, University of Art and Design Linz, Austria and Obel Guest Professor Aalborg University Denmark
Prof Stanko Gaković, The Art Institute of Houston, USA
Anastasios Tellios, School of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Grece
Liam Young, Princeton University, USA
Prof Ružica Bogdanović, Faculty of Architecture, University Union – Nikola Tesla, Serbia
Prof Aleksandra Stupar, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade,
Serbia
Dr Jelena Guga, University of West Bohemia, Department of Interdisciplinary Activities, Czech Republic
Rachel Wingfield, Loop.pH, UK
Vera Parlać, University of Calgary, Canada
Vasilios Papadiamantopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Info
Abstracts for the Conference (250-300 words) should be sent to info@strand.rs

Conference Website Launched [24 February 2015]

Registration
STRAND offers the following conditions for participation (each fee is valid for one person):

Type of participation For registration and payment
until 20 April
For registration and payment
after 20 April
For registration and payment
on site
Registration
for Author of 1 contributed paper
EUR 120 EUR 170 not feasible
Registration
for Author of 2 contributed papers
EUR 180 EUR 250 not feasible

Registration for PHD Student Author* of 1 contributed paper

EUR 70 EUR 100 not feasible
Participation Only EUR 70 EUR 100 EUR 100

Student** Participation

EUR 30 EUR 50 EUR 50
Conference Dinner EUR 30

*Phd student under 27 years of age, Proof of student status will be required, e.g. scanned copy of institutional letter confirming student status, sent to info@strand.rs.
** Student and Phd student under 27 years of age, that are not Paper Authors; Proof of student status will be required, e.g. scanned copy of institutional letter confirming student status, sent to info@strand.rs.


Conference Concept
Dr Jelena Guga, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Prof Ružica Bogdanović, Faculty of Architecture, University Union - Nikola Tesla, Serbia

International Coordination
Jelena Guga, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Realization
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association

Support
European Council of Spatial Planners (ECTP), EU, Belgium
Serbian Chamber of Engineers, Belgrade, Serbia
Museum of Applied Art, Belgrade, Serbia

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Conference Website Launched [24 February 2015]




Second International Conference and Exhibition

ON ARCHITECTURE - FACING THE FUTURE

1-15 December 2014, Belgrade, Serbia



Gallery of Science and Technology - Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Đure Jakšića 2, Belgrade

Conference
The Conference will explore and discuss the complexity and various meanings of Architecture. Interdisciplinary approach is a milestone in defining thematic blocks: Utopia and Architecture, Challenges in Architecture, Shape in Architecture, Between Utopia and Reality
These themes will consider substance of architecture through all its dimensions always thinking of it as art and philosophical reflection on architecture. The substance will be discussed through various points, processes and trends that contribute to new aesthetics and functionalism: globalization, new approaches to design, innovative technologies, projects, and materials.


Exhibition
Vision of the City and/or Architecture, from capturing moments of city life, towards utopias in a form of artistic drawing, design, photography or design product are to be exhibited as a part of the Conference.
International exhibition with reviewed catalogue follows the conference thematic blocks: Utopia and Architecture (Utopian Visions), Challenges in Architecture (Brand and Architecture: New City Icons, Architecture and Design: Thoughts on Architecture through Drawings, Art vs. Architecture or Art & Architecture?), Shape in Architecture (Face of the Building – Surface Finishing, Shape, Interior events,), Between Utopia and Reality (Innovative designs and new forms, Innovative technologies and new Language of Architecture).


Conference Concept
Professor Ružica Bogdanović, Faculty of Architecture, University Union - Nikola Tesla, Serbia


International Contact
Professor Aleksandra Stupar, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia


Support
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA), Gallery of Science
and Technology, Serbia
European Council of Spatial Planners (ECTP), EU, Belgium


Realization
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association

Info
Abstracts for the Conference (250-300 words) and/or Applications for the exhibition (with illustration of the work and short description 70-100 words) should be sent to info@strand.rs

Website
For more information browse www.strand.rs/future >>>
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First International Conference and Exhibition

ON ARCHITECTURE

9-16 December 2013, Belgrade, Serbia

Gallery of Science and Technology - Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Đure Jakšića 2, Belgrade

Conference
Conference will discuss complexity and various meanings of architecture. Interdisciplinary approach is a milestone in defining thematic blocks: Phenomenology of Architecture, Architecture and Art, Technology and Architecture. These themes will consider substance of architecture through all its dimensions always thinking of it as an art.
The substance will be discussed regarding various points, processes and trends that contribute to new aesthetic and funcionalism: globalization, new approaches to design, innovative technologies, projects, and materials.

Exhibition
International exhibition with reviewed catalogue follows the conference thematic blocks: Phenomenology of Architecture, Architecture and Art, Technology and Architecture. Vision of the City/Architecture - from capturing moments of city life towards utopias in a form of artistic drawing, design, photography, design product.

Scientific Board
Professor Branislav Mitrović, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Professor Aleksandar Kadijević, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Professor Miodrag Šuvaković, Faculty of Music Arts, University of Arts in Belgrade, Serbia
Professor Bob Giddings, Northumbria University, New Castle, UK
Professor Helena Mattsson, School of Architecture and Built Environment KTH, Sweden
Dr Ahmed Emam, Architecture of Today, Egypt
Dr Ignacio Gavín Pemán, European Council of Town Planners, EU, Belgium
Professor Stanko Gaković, The Art Institute of Houston, USA
Professor Ružica Bogdanović, Faculty of Architecture, University Union - Nikola Tesla, Serbia

Organizing Committee
Dr Tatjana Mrđenović, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Nenad Stjepanović, Parsons School of Design, The New School, NY, USA
Bojan Borić, School of Architecture and Built Environment KTH, Sweden
Dr Vesna Milanović, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Dr Jelena Guga, Serbia

Conference Concept
Professor Ružica Bogdanović, Faculty of Architecture, University Union - Nikola Tesla, Serbia

Exhibition Selection
Professor Stanko Gaković, The Art Institute of Houston, USA

International Contact
Professor Aleksandra Stupar, Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Support
Gallery of Science and Technology, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (www.sanu.ac.rs)
ECTP (European Council of Spatial Planners - Conseil européen des urbanistes)
Center for the Promotion of Science

Realization
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association

Website
For more information browse www.strand.rs/architecture >>>


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International Conference

"The Role of Universities and their Contribution to Sustainable Development"

Belgrade, 29-30 November 2012.

Description
Although the concept of sustainable development was promoted in the 1980’s, there are still unsustainable
trends in the fields: climate changes, transport, health, poverty.
Revised EU strategies are emphasizing 7 main goals:

- climate changes and clean energies
- sustainable transport
- sustainable consumption and production
- protection and managing the natural resources
- public health
- social inclusion, demography, migrations
- global poverty and challenges of sustainable development

The main theme of the conference is the role of education and whether is it included in all the 7 goals?

Key Dates
10 May  First Call
30 July  Abstract Submission is closed.
15 August Abstract Acceptance Letter
15 October Final Paper Submission

Organization
STRAND –  Sustainable Urban Society Association

Support
ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners)
ECTP (European Council of Spatial Planners - Conseil européen des urbanistes)
O3ONE Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

Organization
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association

Publisher
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association
Publication number ISBN 978-86-89111-02-6

Website
For more information please visit www.strand.rs/university >>>

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International Conference

"New Urbanity: Cities vs. Global Challenges"

Belgrade, 27-29 April 2012.

Description
The International Symposium addresses a variety of themes, with the aim of recognizing analysis and potentials of urban policies for the predicting and directing development, innovative methodological framework, in the context of the legislative framework, under the following topics:

1. Effective urban policies

2. City planning in a period of transition
Integrated plan, Corporative planning, Improvement of administration -  initiatives for improvement

3. Urban planning as an instrument for sustainability

4. Influence of spatial planning, urban design and arhitectural form on urban sustainability

5. Best practices, local and international

Authors
Prof Ružica Bogdanović, Symposium Concept
Prof Aleksandra Stupar, International Cooperation


Support
University Union-Nikola Tesla, Serbia
ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners)
ECTP (European Council of Spatial Planners - Conseil européen des urbanistes)

Organization
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association

Publisher
STRAND - Sustainable Urban Society Association
Publication number
ISBN 978-86-89111-00-2

Website
For more information please visit www.strand.rs/urbanity>>>

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