KINE[SIS]TEM 2017 : KINE[SIS]TEM '17 - From Nature to Architectural Matter
Call For Papers
KINE[SIS]TEM '17 - From Nature to Architectural Matter
June 19th-20th 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
KINE[SIS]TEM '17 - From Nature to Architectural Matter will be held in Lisbon in 2017 with the theme From Nature to Architectural Matter.
Kine[SiS]tem – From Kinesis + System. Kinesis is a non-linear movement or activity of an organism in response to a stimulus. A system is a set of interacting and interdependent agents forming a complex whole, delineated by its spatial and temporal boundaries, influenced by its environment.
How can architectural systems moderate the external environment to enhance comfort conditions in a simple, sustainable and smart way? This is the starting question for the Kine[SiS]tem’17 – From Nature to Architectural Matter International Conference. For decades, architectural design was developed despite (and not with) the climate, based on mechanical heating and cooling. Today, the argument for net zero energy buildings needs very effective strategies to reduce energy requirements. The challenge ahead requires design processes that are built upon consolidated knowledge, make use of advanced technologies and are inspired by nature.
Keynote Speakers Confirmed:
Manuel Kretzer - Dr. Sc. ETH Zürich Architect and Advanced Materials Specialist. Visiting professor in Digital Crafting at the Braunschweig University of Art. Partner at responsivedesign studio,Cologne, Germany.
Bob Sheil - Architect, Director of The Bartlett School of Architecture, Professor in Architecture and Design through Production, and the School’s Director of Technology.
Alex Haw - Director of the award-winning UK art/architecture practice atmos.
We invite you to submit and present an original contribution for Kine[SIS]tem'17. All submissions are peer-reviewed and considered for selection by the Scientific Committee. All accepted full papers will be published. Please observe the submission types and deadlines on the website.
Areas of Interest
• Nature fundamentals and geometry
• Biomimicry and biodigital architecture
• Parametric design, computational modeling and simulation
• Performance-based sustainable design
• Performative and responsive systems
• Digital fabrication
Call for extended abstracts announcement December 16th 2016
Call for extended abstracts closure February 6th 2017
Abstract Acceptance Notification March 6th 2017
Full paper deadline May 2nd 2017
Conferences June 19th-20th 2017
Summer School June 19th-30th 2017