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The 4th ICAUD is structured into two parallel tracks.


a) the Old-Normal track, which will be conducted conventionally through abstract submission, its acceptance/not-acceptance, full article submission, final review and acceptance and conference presentation in one of the arranged parallel sessions.

b) the New-Normal track, which will be conducted differently through Extended Abstract submission, its review and acceptance, presentation in one of the conference's "Research workshops” under the driving of a Discussant, co-building of the common frame for a scientific article (articulated into some paragraphs according to the numbers of authors involved in the hotspot), final co-article submission (one month and half after the conference), its review and acceptance.
You are invited to submit an abstract and / or poster proposal to one of the conference sections listed below:

1 Global challenges and local answers

  • Scenarios and transformation of cities in post-pandemic age
  • Environmental psychology and users’ behaviour in post-pandemic time
  • Permanent adaptations in the urban societies
  • Contamination with the local designing languages
  • Architectural post-developments in Albania

2 Technological advancement and established lifestyle

  • 1 year of accelerated innovations in designing
  • Smart cities challenges and digital world
  • Digital technologies within the contextual experiences
  • Innovative technologies in support of the current challenges of next design

3 Classical design and fancy trends

  • Present discourses on Design Theory
  • Trajectories in design Distant-Education and remote working 
  • Updating the concept of sustainable design post 2020
  • Learning from urban resilience and adaptive self-designing
  • Permanencies and temporariness in design styles and languages post 2020
Both the Old and the New Tracks' articles & co-articles might benefit from publication on Springer Nature book series (The Urban Book Series) if selected from the Publisher.
The articles & co-articles that will be not selected will be anyways published in a Book edited from the Epoka University with ISBN number.
Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline:
October 17, 2021

Abstract acceptance notification:
October 20, 2021

Early bird registration deadline:
August 1, 2021

Extended Abstract:
October 17, 2021

Extended Abstract acceptance notification:
October 20, 2021

Conference registration and fee payment:
October 1, 2021

Full article submission startline
October 29, 2021

Full article submission deadline:
December 20, 2021

Poster submission deadline
(digital version):
November 29, 2021

Late Payment:
November 19, 2021

November 24-26, 2021


International participants Early Bird Registration: 75 €

International participants Normal Registration: 100 €

International participants Late Payment: 125 €

Albanian participants: 50 €

Conference partners and supporters: 50 €

Members of CA19136 free

PhD students: 50 €

Epoka students: 25 €

Conference attendance: free

Each additional paper: 50 €

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