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DAKAM - CI - 2020 : Call for Book Chapter - Architecture and Innovation: New Trends and Frontiers


When Dec 28, 2020 - Dec 28, 2020
Where N/A
Submission Deadline Oct 16, 2020
Notification Due Oct 30, 2020
Final Version Due Nov 28, 2020

Call For Papers

Architecture and Innovation is an edited (multi-authored) book, part of the DAKAM's Contemporary Issues in Architecture Series, focusing on the new trends and frontiers in architecture. Architecture renews itself in terms of structural, aesthetical, and functional aspects that correspond to the needs of every age. Unlike artistic creativity, innovation in an architectural sense has to be evaluated differently as an object of use in social life. The innovation might include technical, design, manufacturing, management, and commercial aspects related to presenting a new (or improved) product. In other words, innovation, as a novel idea bringing an added-value, is an enterprise tool, in which change is used as an opportunity. Originality, on the other hand, the quality of being special and not the same as anything else, opens up a discussion of how an original architectural move relates to the context, history, and cultural background. Original and/or innovative, new social demands and new technological apparatus challenges architecture every moment by calling out the creativity of the designer.

Within that scope, the concepts of innovation, originality, and creativity will be brought into focus. The research and new technologies in architecture will also be put on the agenda. Furthermore, not only the 21st century but also the new approaches in history will be brought into the spotlight. Case studies, new research results, and theoretical works are welcomed.


Artificial Intelligence

Computational Design

Kinetic Architecture

BIM in Design, Virtual Construction, and Facility Management

Internet of Things

Environmental Simulation and Energy Analysis

CFD Analysis

Digital Fabrication Methods

Smart and Responsive Buildings

​Neuroscience and Architecture



Robotics, Automation, and Prefabrication

New-Sustainable and Ecological Approaches and Applications

Self-Assembly Materials and Shape-Memory Alloys

New Use of Concrete, Glass, Metal

Advances in Lighting, HVAC, and Facade Systems

Building Automation Systems

Self-Healing Materials


Thermoelectrics, Photovoltaics


Innovation in History

Design and Originality: Case Studies

New Urban Design Trends​ and Contemporary Urban Issues

Critical Approaches

Innovative Architectural Offices and Projects

Architectural History Revisited

Architectural Theory
Restoration and the Understanding of the Heritage

New Design Processes

Integrated Research and Design

Issues related to Architectural Practice and Public Policy

Design Education

Futurism, Utopias and Dystopias

Video games and movies


Authors are invited to submit their full papers by the 16th of October. Manuscripts submitted for the book must be original, must not be previously published or currently under review anywhere. Submitted manuscripts should respect the standard guidelines of the DAKAM book chapter format.

To submit your manuscript: Submission


Full Paper Submission: 16 October 2020

Peer Review Reports & Full Paper Acceptances: 30 October 2020

Registration Deadline for Accepted Papers: 7 November 2020

Submission of Camera Ready Papers: 28 November 2020

Launch of the Book’s First Edition: 28 December 2020

DAKAM Publishing House

DAKAM is in the status of an international publishing house according to the criteria by YÖK’s (Council of Higher Education in Turkey) Associate Professor Application Processes. Since 2011 DAKAM has published many multi-authored books, such as the volumes of Death, Art, and Space, Architecture and Autonomy, Climate Change, and Cities in addition to numerous conference proceeding books and IJAUS and IJSSIS Journals.


The book will be an Open-access e-book and will reachable at DAKAM’s web site: Upon order, we can send printed copies.

Printed DAKAM books can be found in Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) in Hannover, in Homer, Rıfat Bali, and Pandora bookstores as well as in Google Books bookstore.

Publication Fees

There are no submission fees for manuscripts. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. Only after the final acceptance, authors will be asked to register by paying the publication fee.

Publication Fees:

Regular Fee: 200 Euro

Student Fee: 150 Euro

Fee for the academics working at a university in Turkey: 100 Euro

Series Editors

Yıldız Aksoy, Assoc. Prof. Dr.

Efe Duyan, Senior Lecturer Dr.

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