2020 Virtual Interiorities Symposium

Florida Atlantic University | School of Architecture
Fort Lauderdale,  Florida USA
October 17—18, 2020

Symposium Chairs
Dr. Shermeen Yousif | Florida Atlantic University
Dr. Vahid Vahdat | Washington State University

virtual interiorities offers a critical forum for presenting creative practices and scholarship of historical, theoretical, realized, and speculative work involving virtual reality, architecture, and design. More specifically, it promotes innovation in design theory, pedagogy, research, and practice. The symposium invites interdisciplinary research and collaborations that include, but are not limited to architecture, spatial design, interior architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design, adaptive reuse, preservation, computer science, media studies, and the performing arts.

Suggested Themes:

  • VR as an Architectural Medium
  • Virtual Simulations
  • Virtualizing Architectural Research Methods
  • VR and Sustainability
  • Histories of Virtuality in Design
  • Theorizing Virtual Space
  • Virtual Reality and Architectural Pedagogy
  • Virtual Ecologies
  • Urban Virtualities
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborations


virtual interiorities accepts the following forms of scholarship:

  • Paper Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Pecha Kucha Presentations
  • Virtual Projects/Installations

Submission Deadline: 23:59pm EST on June 28, 2020. For more info: