CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The 2009 ARCC Spring Research Conference invites papers by those
conducting architectural research in both academia and the profession,
which address the issues of leadership in architectural research and the
fostering of an integrated research culture between academia and the
profession. Papers by PhD candidates and other graduate students are
encouraged and will be included in a special session.
In addressing this year’s theme, the conference will
explore the following issues:
- Identifying and examining current and future trends with regard to leadership in
architectural research and the different roles played by academia and the profession
in this regard.
- Investigating the role that architectural research can play in helping meet
the challenges facing academia and the profession as well as take advantage of
the opportunities they offer.
- Examining different means of strengthening the relationship between
academia and the profession with regard to achieving further and stronger
integration of architectural research in both fields.
- Exploring the role of collaborative and interdisciplinary research,
both between the different professions of the built environment as
well as with other professions.
The specific areas of the conference include, but
are not limited to, the following:
- Architectural design and the historical landscape
- Building case studies
- Building materials and construction
- Building performance studies, zero energy, and
- Collaborative and interdisciplinary research, education, and
- Digital approaches to architectural design and education
- Green and sustainable architecture
- Human context: social, cultural, and economic studies
- Innovations in architecture for health and related
- Innovative approaches to architectural education
- New methodologies in architectural research
- Processes of architectural design
- Urban design studies
For abstract submission guidelines and to submit an abstract, please