CFP: 30th eCAADe 2012, Prague – 2nd CfP

30th eCAADe Conference September 12 — 14, 2012
Czech Technical University in Prague Faculty of Architecture Prague, Czech Republic
ecaade2012
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=282249788460217
http://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
Contact email: ecaade2012@fa.cvut.cz
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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