第22届“亚洲特大城市大学间研讨会 （The 22nd Inter-university Seminar on Asian Megacities，IUSAM2017）”将于2017年9月16-18日于天津大学建筑学院举办。本次会议的主题为“不仅仅是绿色城市——本地、区域与环球视角（Green City and Beyond: Local, Regional and Global Perspectives）”，也是天津大学建筑学院八十华诞的系列学术活动之一。
The 22nd Inter-university Seminar on Asian Megacities (IUSAM2017) will be held in School of Architecture, Tianjin University on September 16-18, 2017. IUSAM2017 is a part of the School’s 80 Years’ Anniversary series events. We sincerely welcome all old and new friends from IUSAM family to submit your paper and participate in this conference. More details of the conference can be found on the conference website:http://iusam2017- tju.csp.escience.cn/ .
Asia and Pacific Area is sustaining their rapid urbanization process in recent years. It has induced pressing demands on infrastructure, urban construction, properties and the subsequent social and cultural issues. Improvements of the urban living environment at the same time bring about potential environmental and social problems. For example, Chinese Government just lunched the Xiong’an New District proposal, probably the most ambitious regional development project in 21st Century which locates in a highly eco-sensitive environmental contexts of Northern China area. As strategic support to such mega projects, detail implementation of the planning, design, construction, operation and management of architecture, urban and landscapes have become challenging topics regarding the goal of efficient land use, strategic of urban and rural planning, resource management, environmental protection, urban renewal, public health, living quality, community construction, social equity and cultural conservation, etc. Consideration and attention have been given on principles of all aspects of green city and brought new topics for university and professional education. A broader perspective from international experiences will contribute for thinking locally and regionally, which is one of the initial goals of the educational and academic exchange opportunities provided by IUSAM.
The IUSAM2017 premising ‘Green City and Beyond: Local, Regional and Global Perspectives’ is based on previous years’ traditions of IUSAM events, with a tribute to different spatial and social scales in green cities. The conference offers an open academic discussion platform for, but not limited to the following areas:
1.Ecological and environmental contexts of urban development
2.Eco-city and sustainable planning
4.Urban renewal or revitalization
5.Design, development and management of green building(s)
6.Vernacular architectural/planning experiences
7.Geodesign and planning/design supporting technologies
8.Globalization and professional practices in Asia Pacific Area
Abstract/full Paper Submission
All abstract and full paper must be submitted online through the conference website on http://iusam2017-tju.csp.escience.cn/ (require a login account of CSTCloud registration). Please provide the title, 2~5 keywords, and the abstract less than 500 words in plain text on the webpage. You may also provide another necessary supplement file as attachment.
Please submit your abstract on or before June 5, 2017. All abstracts and full papers will be under peer reviews organized by the Paper Selection Committee led by Prof. Michael Tomeldan of the University of the Philippines.
Deadline for abstract submission: June 5, 2017
Notification for acceptance: June 20, 2017
Deadline for full paper submission: July 30, 2017
Notification for full paper acceptance: August 20, 2017
Deadline for participant registration: August 25, 2017
Conference academic sessions: September 16-17, 2017
Academic excursion: September 18, 2017
Registration can be made either online through the conference website by individual participant, or by filling in the registration form attached with the First Circular by each institute.
The conference secretariat has arranged limited numbers of conference-rate rooms available in first-come-first-serve bases. Please book your accommodation on the conference website.
Tianjin is extremely famous on its urban development and architectural heritages under multi-cultural influences, especially in mid 19th to early 20th century. September 18 is reserved for an excursion to Concession Areas of Tianjin to visit their architectural and urban heritages. The excursion will be guided by our colleagues and graduate students who are focusing on relevant academic research topics.
School of Architecture, Tianjin University
92#, Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, China, 300072
IUSAM2017 Program Chair
Dr. HE Jie