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XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures (Terra 2016)

XIIe Congrès mondial sur les Architectures de terre (Terra 2016)

XII Congreso mundial de las arquitecturas de tierra (Terra 2016)

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Published on Wednesday, November 05, 2014 by João Fernandes

Summary

Terra 2016 is the twelfth in a series of international events organised since 1972, bringing together academics, professionals and experts, and a broad audience gathering around earthen architectures. The congress is organised under the aegis of the ISCEAH Committee of ICOMOS international, in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP). The 2016 edition will focus mainly on issues dealing with sustainable development, particularly in urban areas. This event will gather more than 800 participants from the fields of heritage conservation, archeology, architecture and urban planning, engineering, social sciences, as well as fields related to local sustainable development and crisis intervention.

Announcement

Presentation and argument

Terra 2016 is the twelfth in a series of international events organised since 1972, bringing together academics, professionals and experts, and a broad audience gathering around earthen architectures.
The congress is organised under the aegis of the ISCEAH Committee of ICOMOS international, in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP).
The 2016 edition will focus mainly on issues dealing with sustainable development, particularly in urban areas.
This event will gather more than 800 participants from the fields of heritage conservation,
archaeology, architecture and urban planning, engineering, social sciences, as well as fields related to local sustainable development and crisis intervention. 

Themes and sub-themes

Theme 1: Heritage inventories and studies
1.1. Local building cultures
1.2. Cultural sites and landscapes
1.3. Urban heritage

Theme 2 : Heritage conservation and management
2.1. Archaeological sites
2.2. Living heritage
2.3. Historic urban areas

Theme 3 : Local culture and development
3.1. Valorisation of building cultures as related to housing
3.2. Risk and resilience situations
3.3. Local development / urban development

Theme 4: Research, experimentation, innovation
4.1. Matter and materials science
4.2. Engineering, building techniques and structures, seismic resistance
4.3. Energetic efficiency and performance
4.4. Regulations

Theme 5: New dynamics
5.1. Urban development
5.2. Heritage revitalisation and valorisation
5.3. Contemporary architectures

Theme 6: Knowledge transfer and capacity building
6.1. Formal programs and certifications
6.2. Informal education and information sharing
6.3. Innovative pedagogy
6.4. Reinforcement of institutions, collectivities and networks
6.5. Public initiatives and sensitisation

Presentation of your work

About 120 papers will be presented in this event, 80 of which in plenary sessions and 40 during group work sessions. 
One hundred posters will be showcased at the poster display area. 
A selection of one hundred papers will be compiled in a publication prepared with the Getty Conservation Institute. 
Eventually, the totality of the work presented, including the posters (with a specific, readable format) will be published electronically on the CRAterre, ICOMOS France and World Heritage Centre of UNESCO (WHEAP page) websites. 

The selection will be made by the Scientific Committee (see criteria below), but oral presentations or poster presentations will not be effective until payment of registration fees and the presence at the event of at least one of the authors.

Abstracts

Deadline for submission of abstracts: Abstracts must be sent before February 10, 2015L

anguages accepted: English, Français, Español

Instructions for submission: Abstracts must be sent via the ICOMOS France website created for this purpose.

Please specify the following as you submit your abstract:
. Name and surname of the submitter (main author) ; Name of institution ;
. Contact information: email, telephone, address ;
. If applicable : Name(s) and surname(s) of co-author(s) ;
. Theme and sub-theme chosen;
. Please specify : poster or paper presentation.

Format : Word format, Arial 10, flush left.

Content

. Title ;
. Keywords : (5 maximum) ;
. Specify your choice/priority : Poster ou Paper
. The abstract should not exceed 2 000 characters, spaces included (about 300 words maximum).

Required abstract contents

. background or context for research or activity
. main issues or objectives
. results obtained
. presentation of the content of the paper or poster

To complete your work, we ask that you include a photo or illustration of your choice.

The author and caption of the photograph or illustration are to be indicated, as well as your authorisation (or lack thereof) to use and feature it in publications associated with the conference.

Evaluation of abstracts (blind peer review)

Criteria for the evaluation of abstracts:
. correspondence of the subject with the chosen theme / sub-theme ;
. originality of subject or approach (innovation, crossdisciplinarity, new tools, etc.) ;
. quality of methodology ;
. magnitude of action or research (duration, social impact, scientific impact…) ;
. clear writing.

Priority will be given to papers written in an effort to summarise and synthesise.
The approval of abstracts for papers and oral presentations at the conference will become final only after papers are received and validated by the Scientific Committee.

Key dates and deadlines

  • Call for papers: October 10, 2014
  • Deadline for submission of abstracts: February 10, 2015
  • Validation of abstracts by our Scientific Committee  June 10 2015
  • Deadline for submission of papers: October 10, 2015
  • Deadline to benefit from reduced rates: March 10, 2016
  • Deadline for registration of authors (communications / posters): June 10, 2016
  • XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures: 11-14 July 2016

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee is mainly composed of ICOMOS-ISCEAH Committee members, together with representatives from partner institutions. 4 - 9 reviewers will work with each theme leader, allowing the revision (blind peer review) of each abstract/paper by 3 experts, which will guarantee the high scientific level of the event.

  • Maddalena ACHENZA, UNICA / ICOMOS-ISCEAH, Italie    
  • Romain ANGER, Grands Ateliers, France    
  • Zaki ASLAN, ICCROM
  • Jean-Emmanuel AUBERT, Université de Toulouse 3, France    
  • Erica AVRAMI, Columbia University / ISCEAH, Etats-Unis    
  • Mónica BAHAMONDEZ, ICOMOS Chile / ISCEAH, Chili    
  • Jonathan BELL, University of California / ISCEAH, Etats-Unis    
  • Mauro BERTAGNIN, Università di Udine / ISCEAH, Italie    
  • Gerhard BOSMAN, University of Free State, Afrique du Sud    
  • Ann BOURGES, LRMH / ICOMOS France / ISCEAH, France    
  • Claudia CANCINO, Getty Conservation Institute / ISCEAH, Etats-Unis    
  • Carolina CASTELLANOS, US.ICOMOS / ISCEAH, Mexique    
  • Gérard CHARPENTIER, Université de Lyon II / Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée, France    
  • Faissal CHERRADI, Ministère de la Culture / ICOMOS, Maroc    
  • Lassana CISSE, Mission Culturelle de Bandiagara / ISCEAH, Mali
  • Louise COOKE, Earth building UK / NYMNPA / OU / ICOMOS UK/ ISCEAH, Royaume-Uni    
  • Mariana CORREIA, Escola Superior Gallaecia / PROTERRA / ISCEAH / CIAV, Portugal    
  • Anthony CROSBY, ISCEAH, Etats-Unis    
  • Jean D’ARAGON, UNCRD, Japon    
  • Michel DAYRE, CRAterre, France    
  • Lazare ELOUNDOU, UNESCO
  • Maria FERNANDES, DGPC (General Direction of Cultural Heritage)/ CEAAP/ ISCEAH/ PROTERRA, Portugal    
  • Laetitia FONTAINE, CRAterre-ENSAG, France    
  • David GANDREAU, CRAterre-ENSAG, France    
  • Philippe GARNIER, CRAterre-ENSAG, France    
  • Dominique GAUZIN-MULLER, ENSA Strasbourg / Université de Stuttgart / Revue Ecologik, France    
  • Luis Fernando GUERRERO BACA, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Xochimilco / PROTERRA/ ISCEAH, Mexique
  • Hubert GUILLAUD, CRAterre-ENSAG / PROTERRA / ISCEAH, France    
  • Hugo HOUBEN, CRAterre, France    
  • Bilge ISIK, Istanbul Aydin University / ISCEAH, Turquie    
  • Paul JAQUIN, Earth building UK / ISCEAH, Angleterre    
  • Pamela JEROME, University of Columbia / ICOMOS-ISCEAH, Etats-Unis
  • Thierry JOFFROY, CRAterre-ENSAG / PROTERRA, France    
  • Isabel KANAN, ICOMOS-ISCEAH / PROTERRA, Brésil    
  • Joseph KING, ICCROM
  • Hossam Mahmoud MAHDY, ICOMOS UAE / CIAV, Emirats Arabes Unis    
  • Serge MAINI, Auroville Earth Institute, Inde    
  • Camilla MILETO, Universitat Politècnica de València / ISCEAH, Espagne    
  • Olivier MOLES, CRAterre, France    
  • Jean-Claude MOREL, ENTPE, France    
  • Sébastien MORISET, CRAterre-ENSAG, France    
  • Ishanlosen ODIAUA, ISCEAH, Nigeria    
  • Yasuyoshi OKADA, Kokushikan University / ISCEAH, Japon    
  • Christian OLAGNON, INSA de LYON / MATEIS, France    
  • Myriam OLIVIER, CEREMA, France    
  • Leslie RAINER, Getty Conservation Institute, Etats-Unis    
  • Bakonirina RAKOTOMAMONJY, CRAterre / Chaire UNESCO, Madagascar    
  • Horst SCHROEDER, Dachverband Lehm e.V. Germany / ISCEAH, Allemagne    
  • Yong SHAO, Tongji University/ ISCEAH / CIAV, Chine    
  • Tara SHARMA, ICOMOS / ISCEAH, Inde    
  • Gouhar SHEMDIN, ICOMOS Iraq / ISCEAH, Irak, Canada    
  • Wang SHU, China Academy of Art Hangzhou, Chine    
  • Stefan SIMON, CIP-Stone / ICOMOS Germany / ISCEAH, Allemagne    
  • Zuzana SYROVA, National Heritage Institute/ Czech ICOMOS / ISCEAH, République Tchèque    
  • Jorge TOMASI, Instituto Interdisciplinario Tilcara, Universidad de Buenos Aires / CONICET / ISCEAH / PROTERRA, Argentine    
  • Daniel TORREALVA, PUCP Lima / ISCEAH, Perou    
  • Henri VAN DAMME, MIT / ESPCI-ParisTech, France    
  • Julio VARGAS NEUMAN, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú / ISCEAH, Perou    
  • Humberto VARUM, University of Porto / ISCEAH, Portugal    
  • Rasool VATANDOUST, Azad University/ YSC-Restauro Tehran / ICOMOS-ISCEAH, Iran    
  • Fernando VEGAS MANZANARES, Universitat Politècnica de València / ISCEAH, Espagne    
  • Dmitriy VOYAKIN, Archaeological Expertise LLC/ Institute of Archaeology, WHC Kazakhstan / ICOMOS / CIERA / ISPRS, Kazakhstan
  • Pete WALKER, University of Bath, Angleterre    
  • Fred WEBSTER, ISCEAH, Etats-Unis    
  • Debbie WHELAN, School of Architecture, Durban University of Technology / ISCEAH, Afrique du Sud    
  • Ali ZAMANIFARD, University of Art Tehran, Iran    
  • Christof ZIEGERT, ZRS Berlin / ISCEAH, Allemagne

Places

  • Centre de Congrès - 50 Quai Charles de Gaulle
    Lyon, France (69463)

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Keywords

  • terre crue, architecture de terre, construction en terre

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Bregje Nouwens
    courriel : contact [dot] terra2016 [at] gmail [dot] com

To cite this announcement

« XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures (Terra 2016) », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, November 05, 2014, https://calenda.org/304765

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