2nd International Conference of Architecture and Urban Design

May 6th, 2014

2nd International Conference of Architecture and Urban Design

2nd International Conference of Architecture and Urban Design

Epoka University is pleased to extend to you the invitation to participate at the 2nd Biannual International Conference of Architecture and Urban Design, which will be held on May 08-10, 2014, in Tirana. The Opening Ceremony will take place at Sheraton Tirana Hotel, “ILLYRIA BALLROOM”, on Monday 08, 2014 at 09:30 hours.

The 2-ICAUD 2014 is organized by the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Engineering, Epoka University. We look forward to endure our academic practice and provide an excellent forum for scientists, researchers, and practitioners, not only from Europe, but from all over the world. Thereby, new ideas, latest developments, and potential directions in the fields of Architecture and Urban Design shall be presented and discussed under any of its specialized themes as shown below.


ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Historic architecture and the city
Landscape preservation
Archeology and museology
Materials and construction techniques


URBAN/BUILDING PHYSICS AND TECHNOLOGY

Heat and mass transfer in building materials, building envelope and the whole building
Buildings’ energy performance
Indoor climate and thermal comfort
Urban physics
Technologies for intelligent buildings
Building and room acoustics


ARCHITECTURE & URBAN DESIGN EDUCATION

Knowledge in architecture & urban design
Approaches in design-based education (Architecture & Urban Design)
Content of architectural & urban design education


ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN
Architectural design theory
Architectural design practice
Landscape planning and design
Housing design

URBAN PLANNING AND DESIGN

Sustainable urban planning and development
Urban planning theory and practice
Urban design in development
Public open spaces: design, maintenance, management


INDUSTRY AND PRACTICE IN ALBANIAN CONTEXT

Architectural and urban design projects in Albanian context
Innovative technologies of the industry in Albanian context