Call for Papers


April 10-12, 2014, Miami Beach, FL
Host School: Florida International University
Co-chairs: John Stuart, Florida International University & Mabel Wilson, Columbia University

Project Submission site is CLOSED

ACSA invites paper submissions under the following 22 thematic session topics + additional open sessionsAuthors may submit only one paper per session topic. The same paper may not be submitted to multiple topics.

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ACSA 102 Call for Papers

  • Local Modernisms
  • The New Global City and the End(s) of Public Space
  • A CHANGING GLOBAL CONTEXT FOR ARCHITECTURE: Emerging Technologies, Disciplines and Design Responses to Challenges Facing Coastal Regions
  • USxSAm--Examining the Trans-American Metropolis
  • Reflective Practices in a Global Age; or, Is Boyer Still Meaningful?
  • Emerging Workflows, Techniques, and Design Protocols for Carbon-Neutral Buildings
  • Design/Build Xchange
  • Global Architectural Machine Traditions
  • Capital Flight
  • Game On: The Use of Location Based Technologies In Design Today
  • Realizing the Right to the City: Architectural Methodologies as Agents of Change
  • Chasing the City
  • Partage, or Strategies for Sharing
  • Disrupting the 'Space of Flows'
  • From Study Abroad to Global Programs: Beyond the Grand Tour
  • Towards a Typification of the Unique – The Tall Building as a Constituent of a Non-generic Urban Future
  • Architectural Education and Building Resilient Practices in Developing Countries
  • New Orders of Magnitude
  • A Teaching Paradigm for Global Practice: Research Studios in the Developing World
  • The Architectural Derivative
  • The Elements of Urban Intelligence: New Pedagogies in Global Architectural Theory
  • Building Change: Public Interest Design as Catalyst


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 April 2013 
      Call for Papers announced
 July 1
   Paper submission site opens
 September 18
   Paper submission deadline
   Accept/Reject notifications sent to authors w/ comments
   Final revised papers + copyright forms due 
 January 2014    Conference registration deadline for paper presenters


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