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Sensory Explorations, Ambiances in a Changing World

5th International Congress on Ambiances

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Published on Friday, April 12, 2024

Abstract

This conference gathers scientific contributions from academics, practitioners, artists, and doctoral students engaged in the study of architectural and urban atmospheres. Together, they illuminate the diversity of themes and issues within this field, presenting the latest research, projects, and methodological approaches. This Congress on Ambiances explores current concerns, debates, theories, policy issues, and cultural practices, drawing on multidisciplinary expertise from areas such as anthropology, architecture, landscape, computer science, cultural studies, design, engineering, geography, musicology, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and more.

Announcement

Argument

Organized by the International Ambiances Network, the Congress will happen both in Lisbon, Portugal, in collaboration with Lusófona University, and  in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in partnership with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro).

This conference gathers scientific contributions from academics, practitioners, artists, and doctoral students engaged in the study of architectural and urban atmospheres. Together, they illuminate the diversity of themes and issues within this field, presenting the latest research, projects, and methodological approaches.

Organized into thematic sessions and presentations, the 5th International Congress on Ambiances explores current concerns, debates, theories, policy issues, and cultural practices, drawing on multidisciplinary expertise from areas such as anthropology, architecture, landscape, computer science, cultural studies, design, engineering, geography, musicology, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and more. 

Abstracts can be submitted in one of the 51 sessions, according to your interest. You can also offer a sensory/aesthetic intervention or propose to organize a workshop. All information about themed sessions and organization details, fees etc. are available on ambiances2024.com

Lisbon

  • 1 A pedestrian's view of the city
  • 2 Alienating Ambiance Induced by Sensorial Oversaturation: Unveiling the “Disneylandisation” phenomenon
  • 3 Architecture and health
  • 4 “Art as Document”, Opening Historical Archive to artistic registers in Architecture
  • 5 Attuning with the World: Imagining and Making Atmospheres
  • 6 Awakening Urban Terrain Through Translations Across Sensory Atmospheres
  • 7 Ecological micro-urbanities
  • 8 Existential corpography [This session will also take place in Rio de Janeiro]
  • 9 Fiction as research
  • 10 Images and the Automation of Sense
  • 11 Immersive experience as a scientific, creative and pedagogical tool
  • 12 Instrumentarium of Architectural and Urban Ambiances, Spatialisation of the Sensible in the Project
  • 13 Negative urban atmospheres
  • 14 Olfactive Design, The birth of a discipline
  • 15 Participatory Regenerative Urban Development: 'ambiancing' the ecological transition
  • 16 Politicising Ambiances in a Turbulent World
  • 17 Sad atmospheres and despairing cities
  • 18 Sensitive approaches in urban-scale project processes
  • 19 Sensory Design and its Management Implications for Art and Tourism Places
  • 20 Smell of Nature: Rethinking Scent Ecology in the Post-Pandemic and Climate Change Context
  • 21 Sounds, Cities, Art, and Ecology
  • 22 Sustainable and resilient cities from the perspective of systems thinking
  • 23 Teaching the ambient Project
  • 24 The fluvial urban landscape - in search of a new urban ambiance for rivers
  • 25 The sensory and sensitive identity of Mediterranean cities
  • 26 The urban and landscape ambiances during and post-pandemic
  • 27 Thinking ambiances Through Experimentation: A Research and Teaching Resource Through Experience
  • 28 When care becomes ambient
  • 29 Unbidden, unnamed, uncomfortable: ambiances beyond the binary
  • 30 Urban Temporalities between heritage and projection
  • 32 Ambiance et propagations
  • 35 Ambient resonance and eco-construction
  • 38 Climatic backgrounds and climatic textures of ambiances
  • 42 Metabolic Atmospheres
  • 48 The role of time in the shaping of urban ambiances: exploring newly-built neighbourhoods

Rio de Janeiro

  • 31 Ambiance and Artificial Intelligence
  • 32 Ambiance et propagations. [This session is transferred to Lisbon]
  • 33 Ambiances and Displacement
  • 34 Ambiances and social identity
  • 35 Ambient resonance and eco-construction [This session is transferred to Lisbon]
  • 36 Beyond the predictable: exploring ambiances in everyday life in cities
  • 37 City, Forest – Atmospherics of cultural and environmental activism
  • 38 Climatic backgrounds and climatic textures of ambiances [This session is transferred to Lisbon]
  • 39 Creative ambiances in public spaces.40 Existential corpography [This session is transferred to Lisbon]
  • 41 Experimentations, drifts and deambulatory poetics.
  • 42 Metabolic Atmospheres. [This session is transferred to Lisbon]
  • 43 Insurgent Urban Narratives in/from the Post-Pandemic World
  • 44 Spacing out in the city - urban imaginaries and ambiances
  • 45 Spatialities of participation: other systems of sensibility between art and architecture
  • 46 Sympathy, vulnerability, and ambiance creation
  • 47 The infinite art of Radio
  • 48 The role of time in the shaping of urban ambiances: exploring newly-built neighbourhoods. [This session is transferred to Lisbon]
  • 49 To speak of oneself is to speak of the world: auto-ethnography, memories and ambiances
  • 50 Urban ambiances and affection: methodological proposals
  • 51 Educational virtual environments, ambiance simulation and new forms of interactions in teaching and learning architecture, urbanism and landscaping.

Submission guidelines

To send an abstract, please go to the official congress website 

Abstracts for scientific papers should include

  • Title (200c max)
  • Text (500 words max)
  • 5 keywords
  • Up to 4 authors
  • One sessions (topic) must be referred
  • Language : English or Portuguese

After Approval, authors will be notified by email and invited to send a full paper in English or Portuguese following the template that they will then receive.

For Interventions/workshops:Submit a project of up to 1500 words to: infos@ambiances2024.com

For any information, do not hesitate to write to us at: infos@ambiances2024.com

Timeline

  • Abstract Submission Up to 20/04/2024

  • Full Paper Submission : up to 30/06/2024
  • Interventions Submissions : up to 31/05/2024
  • End of Early Bird Registrations : 30/05/2024
  • End of Registrations and Payment for Publication : 03/07/2024
  • Congress (4 days) : 08/10/2024

Organising Committee

Lisbon

  • Isabel Barbas, João Borges da Cunha, Crisolita Fonseca, Tania Moura

Rio de Janeiro

  • Alda Ferreira, Barbara Whats, Cândida Zigoni, Felipe Barros, Fernanda Freitas, Fernando Mathias, Ilana Sancovschi, Katia de Paula, Lígia Castanheira, Nataly Carvalho, Pamela Paris, Sonia Fragozo, Taiane Marcela Alves

Scientific Committee

  • Peter ADEY, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
  • Pascal AMPHOUX, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Niels ALBERTSEN, Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark
  • Suzel BALEZ, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Olivier BALAŸ, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Giselle Arteiro Nielsen AZEVEDO, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, Brazil
  • Alia BEN AYED, Ecole Nationale d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme, Laboratoire ERA, Tunisia
  • Paola BERENSTEIN JACQUES, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
  • Arnold BERLEANT, Long Island University, USA
  • Emeline BAILLY, CSTB, France
  • Mikkel BILLE, Roskilde University, Denmark
  • Anne BOSSE, Laboratoire AAU, Crenau, France
  • Mohammed BOUBEZARI, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Jose-Luis CARLES, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
  • Grégoire CHELKOFF, Laboratoire AAU, DRESSON, France
  • Carlos Smaniotto Costa, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Claude DEMERS, UQAM, Canada
  • Laurent DEVISME, Laboratoire AAU, Crenau, France
  • Cristiane Rose DUARTE, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, Brazil
  • Fabiana DULTRA BRITTO, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
  • Tim EDENSOR, University of Manchester, UK
  • Gleice Azambuja ELALI, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
  • Auxiliadora GALVEZ PEREZ, San Pablo C.E.U EPS Faculty of Architecture, Spain
  • Matthew GANDY, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Tonino GRIFFERO, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy
  • David HOWES, Université Concordia, Canada
  • Helmi JÄRVILUOMA-MÄKELÄ, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Andrea JELIC, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Evelyn Werneck LIMA, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Thomas LEDUC, Laboratoire AAU, Crenau, France
  • Laurent LESCOP, Laboratoire AAU, Crenau, France
  • Théa MANOLA, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Damien MASSON, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
  • Diogo MATEUS, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Olfa MEZIOU, Ecole Nationale d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme, Laboratoire ERA, Tunisia
  • Cybelle Salvador MIRANDA, Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil
  • Cristina PALMESE, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
  • Ethel PINHEIRO, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, Brazil
  • Andrea Queiroz REGO, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, Brazil
  • Nicolas REMY, Université de Thessalie, Greece
  • Luís Cláudio RIBEIRO, Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ignacio REQUENA, Laboratoire AAU, Crenau, France
  • Myriam SERVIERES, Laboratoire AAU, Crenau, France
  • Luiz de Jesus Dias da SILVA, Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil
  • Paul SIMPSON, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Daniel SIRET, Laboratoire AAU, Crenau, France
  • Aleksandar STANIČIĆ, TU Delft, Holland
  • Shanti SUMARTOJO, Monash University, Australia
  • Vera Regina TANGARI, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ, Brazil
  • Jean-Paul THIBAUD, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Rachel THOMAS, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Vincent TOURRE, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Nicolas TIXIER, Laboratoire AAU, CRESSON, France
  • Carolina VASILIKOU, University of Reading, UK
  • Maísa VELOSO, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
  • Martin WELTON, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Izabella WIECZOREK, University of Reading, UK

Places

  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Event attendance modalities

Full on-site event


Date(s)

  • Saturday, April 20, 2024

Keywords

  • ambiances, atmophere, sensitive worlds, environments, senses, body experience

Contact(s)

  • Damien Masson
    courriel : damien [dot] masson [at] cyu [dot] fr
  • Nicolas Remy
    courriel : nicola [dot] remy [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Cristiane Rose Duarte
    courriel : crsduarte [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ethel Pinheiro
    courriel : ethel [at] fau [dot] ufrj [dot] br

Information source

  • Mohammed Boubezari
    courriel : p5732 [at] ulusofona [dot] pt

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To cite this announcement

« Sensory Explorations, Ambiances in a Changing World », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Friday, April 12, 2024, https://doi.org/10.58079/w7re

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