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Call for Papers - 2018 ASC International Urban Design Conference

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    2018 International Urban Design Conference

    Bulletin/Call for Papers (No.1)

    Organizer: Architectural Society of China, Municipal Government of Zhengzhou City

    Host by: Administrative Committee of Zhengdong New District

    Time: September 18 - 20, 2018

    Venue: Zhengzhou, Henan Province

    Theme: Improving Urban Quality, Creating Livable Environment

              - Urban Design by Multi-disciplinary Cooperation

    Background:

    The city is a complex integration, while "human" is the most critical factor for creating cities and lives. Under the background of Internet + and One Belt One Road Initiative, how cities to better serve for human, improve the urban design level and create a livable environment for the city under the premise of keeping the regional characteristics, national characteristics and contemporary spirit is worth further thinking and exploring in the architecture field. Zhengzhou in Henan Province, China, has made a great attempt in this aspect, providing a further communication and discussion platform for urban design and related professionals at home and abroad. The Conference will be held in Zhengzhou, which will aim to help relevant professionals to learn and exchange urban design experience and jointly create a better city life.

    Paper Content:

    The paper content should focus on the conference theme and the following topics:

    1. Design Theory, Method and Practice of International City/New District
    2. Urban Feature Protection and Organic Renovation
    3. Urban Safety and Smart City
    4. Habitat Environment and Ecological, Green, Healthy City
    5. Research and Practice of Double Majors on Chinese Cities
    6. Research and Practice of Architects for One Belt and One Road

    We sincerely invite experts and scholars in the architectural and urban design fields and relevant people to contribute enthusiastically in combination with the conference theme and similar forum topics, and actively participate in this international conference.

    When the author submits the paper registration form and the whole paper, please note that one of the above topics should be clarified.

    Entry Requirements:

    1. The paper is an original work written independently by the author, and there is no problem of academic fraud and multiple publication of the same academic achievement. The paper has not been officially published in academic conferences or academic journals.
    2. There is no state and enterprise secret involved in the text and pictures of the paper and any copyright infringement problem.
    3. The content of the paper is clear, reasonable and realistic. The style of writing is accurate, fluent and concise with clear illustrations. Please insert the picture into the main body, showing along with the text. The picture format is JPG.
    4. The paper is no more than 6000 words and the diagram is not more than 6 pages. The paper should include the paper title, author's name, author's unit, postal code, abstract, keywords, text, references, author's profile and others in turn.
    5. The abstract of the paper should include the study purpose, method used and the conclusion. The English abstract is no more than 250 words, with the whole paper being written in English.
    6. The sequence level of the paper title should be unified according to the following sequences, for example, 1……1.1……1.1.1. The international system of units is adopted for the unit of measurement. The age, date and relevant numbers are expressed in Arabic numerals.
    7. Please list the main references, and note them at the corresponding position in the text by the top right corner mark. The format of references at the end of the paper should conform to the international general format.
    8. Please submit the paper registration form before April 30, 2018, and submit the whole paper before July 31, 2018 (Email: zhengwen@chinaasc.org)
    9. According to the requirement of the paper publication, the publisher has the right to revise the manuscript. Please leave the draft by yourself. The collected papers submitted to this Conference will be recommended to the relevant retrieve institution, and any paper submitted without special statement will be deemed to be authorized for recommendation.

    Paper Acceptance and Selection of Excellent Paper:

    1. The Conference will organize the paper evaluation committee, which is composed of relevant experts.
    2. The conference paper is reviewed uniformly by the paper evaluation committee. The paper selected will be included in the official publication of Collected Papers of 2018 International Urban Design Conference.
    3. In order to expand the influence of the academic achievements, the Conference will select excellent papers. In the Conference, the certificate will be issued to the author who obtains the Excellent Paper Award, some of the award winners can be recommended to give a forum report and some excellent papers will be recommended to academic supporting media.

    Conference Information:

    The Conference will take the form of report of conference theme + special topic forum + exhibition of excellent cases:

    (I) Report of conference theme

    There are 3 Chinese and foreign speakers respectively, with the duration of 1 day.

    (II) Special topic forum

    There are many similar forums, with 2 Chinese and foreign speakers respectively in each forum and the duration of half a day. The theme of the forum includes:

    1. Design Theory, Method and Practice of International City/New District
    2. Urban Feature Protection and Organic Renovation
    3. Urban Safety and Smart City
    4. Habitat Environment and Ecological, Green, Healthy City
    5. Research and Practice of Double Majors on Chinese Cities
    6. Research and Practice of Architects for One Belt and One Road

    (III) Exhibition of excellent urban design cases

    During the Conference, the exhibition will be held at the same time, with exhibition area of about 1000 square meters.

    Conference Registration Fees: USD 250/person. The income of registration fees will be used for the conference hall leasing, conference catering, preparation of collected papers, etc. The conference registration form will be issued recently.

    Contact:

    International Department of Architectural Society of China

    Address: Architectural Society of China, No.9, Sanlihe Road, Beijing, 100835

    Contact: Wu Wei

    Tel.: 86-10-88082237

    Email for general enquiry: wuw@chinaasc.org

    Email for paper entry: zhengwen@chinaasc.org  

    Website: 中国建筑学会

    Annex                 2018 International Urban Design Conference in Zhengzhou

    Paper Registration Form

    Name

     

    Gender

     

    Date of birth

     

    Title

     

    Work unit

     

    Contact address

     

    Post code

     

    Phone number

     

    Office phone

     

    E-mail

     

    Paper title

     

    Topics of paper

    1口  2口  3口  4口  5口  Others (please tick √ in the relative口 )

    1. Design Theory, Method and Practice of International City/New District

    2. Urban Feature Protection and Organic Renovation

    3. Urban Safety and Smart City

    4. Habitat Environment and Ecological, Green, Healthy City

    5. Research and Practice of Double Majors on Chinese Cities

    6. Research and Practice of Architects for One Belt and One Road

    Abstract of paper (no more than 250 English notional words)

     

    Note: Please send this registration form by E-mail to zhengwen@chinaasc.org before April 30, 2018. Submit the whole paper before July 31, 2018 to zhengwen@chinaasc.org.



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    Derek Washam
    Manager, International Relations
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington DC
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