ARCHITECTURE AND KNOWLEDGE: CRITICAL THEORIES, METHODS AND PRACTICES: FOR SETTINGS OF EDUCATION, FOR PROFESSIONAL SETTINGS AND FOR SETTINGS OF SOCIAL URBAN PLANNING PARTICIPATION
Barcelona, 3‐4‐5 June 2015
Director: Josep Muntañola Thornberg
Supported by: Research Group GIRAS ‐ Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Coordinator: Professor Magda Saura Carulla; UNICEF Spain ‐ Child Friendly Cities, Coordinator: Gregorio Aranda Bricio, COAC. Association of Catalan Architects
Imminent deep changes in the way men organized and design the physical environment demand to architects and to all the disciplines involved to adapt theoretical, methodological and practical new knowledge in order to improve the quality of our environment.
If you are interested, please send immediately the registration form. PHD Students, Master Students, Professors and Research Groups are invited to send abstracts of one page DIN A4 in English or Spanish for this conference in Barcelona, before the 31st January 2015 to this e‐mail email@example.com. Later on, in October 2015, the full papers will be included in the web www.arquitectonics.com and a selection will be published in the International Journal Arquitectonics. The nine topics of the conference, the registration fees and the application form are included in this communication.
The three settings for research where the design based upon knowledge will be developed are: The educative setting, the professional setting and the social setting, they will include works where the relationships between critical theories, methods and practices are relevant for the environmental dimensions of the human life.
(See www.arquitectonics.com for more information and also the following publications: International Journal Arquitectonics, Critical Spaces (LIT VERLAG, Wien‐Berlin, 2014), IAPS Publications, First International Conference on Gaudí (www.gaudicongress.com) publications from the ENHSA and EAAE networks, etc.)
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