CFP: ARCHTHEO 10th International Theory & History of Architecture Conference (Istanbul, 27-29 October 2016)

Papers will be published in DAKAM’s online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the “Thomson & Reuters WOS’ Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI”
ARCHTHEO ’16 / X. International Theory of Architecture Conference will be held at Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions).
THEMES
TRACK 01:
ARCHITECTURE AND CRITICISM
Criticism
– Criticism and History of Architecture
– Architectural Criticism, Critical Theory and ‘Critical Architecture’
– Essential Texts on Architectural Theory
– Architect as Author: Texts by the architects
Commenting on Space
– Multidisciplinary Studies on architecture
– A structural relationship between architecture and text
– Traveling, dairies and urban space
– Philosophy and architecture
Book and architecture
– History of architectural publishing
– Book and architecture: Architectural Writing
– Case studies on terminology and points of view
– Definition and concepts by architectural movements or periods
TRACK 02:
ARCHITECTURE AND CRITICAL APPROACHES
– Design as a Critical Tool
– Architectural History as Critical Practice
– Critical Theory and Space
– Ideology and Architecture
– Architecture and Capitalism
– Reformism and Radicalism
– Architecture and political art
– Controversies, counterparts and confrontations in architecture
(This track is connected to the Critical Approaches Research Direction of DAKAM)
TRACK 03:
EVERYDAY LIFE AND SPACE
– Everyday life, ideology and culture
– Phenomenology and architecture
– Anthropology, locality and ‘low’ architecture
– Body, movement and space
– Perception, feeling and space
– Metaphors, symbols and people
– Lives of Buildings
– Public and private life
– Objects and interiors
– The problem of scale in architecture
– Buildings, urban life and environment
(This track is connected to the Everyday Life Research Direction of DAKAM)

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