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Fwd: Call for Papers: 30th International eCAADe Conference, Prague, 12-14 september 2012

Second Call for Papers

30th eCAADe Conference

September 12 – 14, 2012

Czech Technical University in Prague

Faculty of Architecture

Prague, Czech Republic

ecaade2012.molab.eu

ecaade2012@fa.cvut.cz

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www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=282249788460217

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www.ecaade.org

DIGITAL PHYSICALITY | PHYSICAL DIGITALITY

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

Digitality is the condition of living in a world where

ubiquitous information and communication technology is

embedded in the physical world. Although it is possible

to point out what is “digital” and what is “real,” the

distinction has become pointless, and it has no more

explanatory power for our environment, buildings, and

behaviour.

Material objects are invested with communication means,

teams are communicating even when not together, and

buildings can sense and respond to the environment,

each other, and to inhabitants. Digital is no longer

an add-on, extra, or separate software. Reality is

partly digital and partly physical.

The implication of this condition is not clear however,

and we need to investigate its potential. We have to

search for new strategies that acknowledge the synergetic

qualities of the physical and the digital. This is not

limited to artifacts or what we design, but it also

influences the process, methods, and what or how we teach.

For the conference therefore, we are looking for

contributions that explore this synergy. Authors are

encouraged to submit their work on the conference theme.

Subjects may be, but are not limited to:

.    CAAD curriculum.

.    Modes of production.

.    New design concepts and strategies.

.    Mass customization.

.    Collaborative design.

.    Digital aids to design creativity.

.    User participation in design.

.    Generative design.

.    Virtual architecture.

.    Shape studies.

.    Virtual reality.

.    Precedence and prototypes.

.    Web-based design.

.    Design tool development.

.    Human-Computer Interaction.

.    Simulation, prediction, and evaluation.

.    City modelling.

.    Digital applications in construction.

IMPORTANT DATES

Extended abstracts – - – - – - – - – - -4 February  2012

For extended abstracts, use the template on the website:

http://ecaade2012.molab.eu/submission.htm

Abstracts must be uploaded via the eCAADe 2012 OpenConf

website (start by the end of January).

Acceptance of papers – - – - – - – - – 26 March     2012

Submission of full papers  – - – - – - -3 June      2012

Deadline early registration- – - – - – -3 June      2012

eCAADe workshops – - – - – - – - – -10-11 September 2012

eCAADe conference  – - – - – - – - -12-14 September 2012

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Contact email: ecaade2012@fa.cvut.cz

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Conference organizers:

Henri Achten and Dana Matejovska

Cabinet of Architectural Modelling

Faculty of Architecture

Czech Technical University in Prague

Czech Republic

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