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Facultatea de Arhitectura si Urbanism
Adresa: Str.Observatorului 34-36, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Decanat: tel. 0264 401847,
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Architecture Technology and the City




         We continue our QUESTIONS – a series of International Workshops, organized by the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning of the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. Our aim is to create a place for professional exchanges and debates that would foster quality research and quality teaching in architectural teaching methods higher education and in interdisciplinary areas like design, engineering, social sciencess, including cultural anthropology and geography.

This edition will take place between the 25th and 26th of October, 2018.


   Proposals from academics, professionals and PhD students/candidates in any area of the architectural humanities oengineering, aswell as from researchers in urban planning, arts and social studies are most welcome. Proposed papers should consider subscribing to one of the following four sections:


1.Sustainability, design & technology

Sustainable architecture and urban planning. Learning from nature's designs on small and large scales. Emerging technologies of sustainability.


2.Smart cities: urban practices and policies

Adapting to current demands. Urban mobility and quality of life in contemporary conurbations.


3.The new and the old: technology's impact on culture & heritage

From art objects to museums and ultimately to historical sites. Three layers of cultural products that leave their print on the collective identity and memory.


4.Education and technology in architectural schools

Current worldwide tendencies in student centered architectural education and research.







        Abstracts of papers, not exceeding 300 words, should be sent to   questions@arch.utcluj.ro   before the 15th of March 2018. A brief author(s)’ presentation of about 100 words, as well as the author(s)’ affiliation and contact information should be included. The language should be English or French. Following review of the Scientific Committee, notifications of acceptance will be sent before the 20th of April. Participation to the conference is free for all authors.







         Following a peer-review process, the extended papers of the workshop will be published in a Special Issue of the journal Acta Technica Napocensis: Civil Engineering & Architecture ISSN 1221-5848 (international indexed journal). In order to submit a scientific paper, please follow the    Guide for authors    and    Paper template   . Please refer to the Journal homepage:    http://constructii.utcluj.ro/ActaCivilEng/   . The paper submission deadline for the Special Issue is the 20th of July 2018and the final form (after peer reviews) is the 15th of September 2018.




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