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Call for Papers & Artifacts - Community for Artistic and Architectural Research

06 July 2020

CA²RE | CA²RE+ Conference  28-30 OCTOBER 2020 (ONLINE EVENT)

CA²RE is a joint platform for research in all fields of architecture, design and arts, and supports early-career researchers and PhD students to improve the quality of their research within the realm of Design Driven Research.

The CA²RE+ Strategic Partnership builds on the experience of the CA²RE community and its biannual Conferences on Artistic and Architectural Research since Autumn 2016, organised in association with ARENA (Architectural Research European Network Association), EAAE and ELIA. It comprises 9 European Universities and is running for 3 years. Its backbone is a series of biannual international and intercultural INTENSIVE STUDY PROGRAMMES for doctoral candidates, guided by experienced evaluators from participating universities and invited experts.

The 8th CA²RE conference together with the 3rd CA²RE+ event series is promoted by the Department of Architecture and Urban Studies (DAStU) and the PhD Program in Architectural, Urban and Interior Design of Politecnico di Milano. The main topic of the event is COMPARISON. The focus will narrow by comparing design strategies and tactics applied to highlight common approaches and methodological recursions.

(PhD Candidates and Researchers)

The event invites researchers to meet and participate in two-way discussions.

By submitting your application (paper/ artifacts) you will have the possibility to present your research project and have your work discussed by international panels for 45 minutes. Selected participants will also have the possibility to publish the work in the Proceedings Book (with ISBN).

There are two categories available for submission:
1/ Practice & Design Driven Research – PAPER submission
Submissions for this category are subject to a TWO stage double blind peer review process.
2/ Practice & Design Driven Research – ARTIFACT submission
Submissions for this category are subject to a TWO stage double blind peer review process.

For the first stage submission the applicants are asked to provide an extended abstract (from 800 to 1200 words), a short description of methodologies/techniques/instruments applied as Design Driven Research (max 250 words), a short bio/cv and one image. The selected applicants will be asked to submit the final paper or artifact before participating to the online conference.


1st Stage Submission_ 04.09.2020
Communication of selected participants_before 27.09.2020
2nd Stage submission_16.10.2020

> Call for PhD Candidates and researchers (CA²RE)  
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> Call for Intensive Study program (Consortium CA²RE+/PhD Candidates) 
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Link to submission (available soon)

More information at: ca2re.eu

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