Int|AR Journal Vol. 3 : Call for papers.
Sustainable Architecture in Emerging Economies
Established in 2009 as the first American academic publication focusing on Design and Adaptive Reuse, the Int|AR Journal and its web presence explore this inherently sustainable practice through multi-faceted investigations and paradigmatic examples.
Focus of Volume 3: Emerging Economies
The subject of Volume 03 is the practice of adaptive reuse in emerging economies. Volume 03 aims to shed light on the characteristics of today’s different emergent world markets as they impact issues of energy, historical memory and the reuse of existing structures, infrastructure and cities.
We seek proposals of no more than 250 words on investigations of the challenges of adaptive reuse in emerging economies. Defined as "transforming an unused or underused building into one that serves a new use," the practice of adaptive reuse is enjoying general acceptance and renewed vigor in many parts of the industrialized world due to the urgent need to conserve our natural resources and to minimize the negative impact of building upon the environment. The introduction of this practice to nations currently experiencing rapid growth and industrialization raises new and different issues regarding adaptive reuse. Volume 03 aims to explore these issues, particular to today's emergent world economies*, as they relate to existing structures, infrastructures and cities.
Paper proposals (250 words) due by June 17, 2011
Full proposals (1000-3000 words) due by Aug 2, 2011
Return by reviewers for mark-ups due by Sept 12, 2011
Revised articles by authors due by Oct 12, 2011
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Assistant Professor, Department of Interior Architecture, RISD
Professor, Head of Department of Interior Architecture, RISD
* FTSE defines emerging markets as two groups; advanced emerging markets include Brazil, Hungary, Mexico, Poland, South Africa and Taiwan, while secondary emerging markets include Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, UAE
Int|AR Journal Communications Assistant
Department of Interior Architecture
Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI, USA