11 – 15 September 2013 ~ Istanbul, Turkey

kerpic’13, 11-15 September 2013, Istanbul, Turkey


Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce a Call for kerpic’13, the third International Conference on “New Generation Earthen Architecture: Learning from Heritage”, to be held on 11-14 September 2013, in Istanbul, Turkey. The focus of the conference has evolved from new generation of earthen architecture, environment and health care, towards disaster prevention. We hope that it will bring together the related disciplines of architects and engineers, on material, construction, marketing and environmental science to create database, technology watch and strategy. A workshop will be organized on site where all the participants can take part. Social and cultural program will offer an interesting historical tour and a distinguished dinner will welcome you. Post Congress program will be a tour to various sites of Turkey.

Themes of the Conference

1. New generation earthen architecture.
2. Learning from Heritage
3. Mediterranean earthen architectural heritage.
4. Living sites and local knowledge.
5. Disaster prevention.
6. Standards and guidelines.
7. Advances in researches.
8. Earthen architecture with ultimate technologies

Submission Requirements

Paper proposals require submission of abstracts in English. The length of abstracts must be between 300-400 words. Full-length papers will later be asked to be 8 pages, including graphics, tables and references. Submissions are accepted in .docx, .doc and .pdf formats. Templates are available on the event homepage.

» Please submit abstracts to info@kerpic.org

Key dates

15 May 2013 – Deadline for abstract submission
15 June 2013 – Notification of abstract acceptance
15 July 2013 – Deadline for full paper submission
1 August 2013 – Notification of full paper acceptance
1 September 2013 – Deadline for final papers

11-12 September 2013 – Conference dates
13-15 September 2013 – Post Conference Tour

Contact and Registration

» Register online

For enquiries please contact Prof.Dr.Bilge IŞIK

Event Homepage