The 2-day conference includes public keynotes in the morning and afternoon sessions. In between the keynotes there will be presentations by industry professionals, academics and researchers from around the world. Academic presentations will be selected through an open call for research papers.
Session 1: (Urban) Play and Placemaking
Longitudinal, Cross-site and “In the Wild” : a Study of Public Displays User Communities' Situated Snapshots Nemanja Memarovic, Ava Fatah gen. Schieck, Holger Schnädelbach, Efstathia Kostopoulou, Steve North, Lei Ye
Play and Placemaking in Urban Art Environments Troy Innocent
The InstaBooth: Making Common Ground for Media Architectural Design Glenda Amayo Caldwell, Mirko Guaralda, Jared Donovan, Markus Rittenbruch
Analyzing the Aesthetics of Participation of Media Architecture Jonas Fritsch, Erik Grönvall
Session 2: Architectural Quality and City Making
Revealing the Architectural Quality of Media Architecture Niels Wouters, Koenraad Keignaert, Jonathan Huyghe, Andrew Vande Moere
Recasting the Data Sublime in Media Architecture Claude Fortin
Not Just Pretty Lights: Using Digital Technologies to Inform City Making Joel Fredericks, Luke Hespanhol, Martin Tomitsch
LightBricks – A Physical Prototyping Toolkit for Do-it-Yourself Media Architecture Marius Hoggenmueller, Alexander Wiethoff
Session 3: City Management and Smart City Planning
Massive Media: When Cities Become Screens Dave Colangelo
From ‘Digital’ to ‘Smart’: Upgrading the City Alessandro Aurigi ,Katharine Willis, Lorena Melgaco
Citywide Management of Media Facades : Case Study of Seoul City Seung Ji Lee
Re-configuring Participatory Media for Citizen Elders in Urban Planning Rachel Clarke, Clara Crivellaro, Danilo Di Mascio, Peter Wright
The PEER Framework of Culture: Technological Interventions in Public Spaces Mercado, David Jan
Full Bodily Engagement As a Means for Placemaking Afonso, Andre
Mapping Moves and Locating Moods – Creating Emotional/Social Geography on the Intersection of Private and Public Space (Revised)
‘Participation +’ - Documenting a design process of a media architecture installation in the second digital turn era
Haeusler, M. Hank
Media Architecture and Placemaking: At this year’s biennale, we highlight the potential of Media Architecture as a key component in placemaking; the creation of meaningful and socially thriving public spaces based on community efforts. As Media Architecture becomes a more prominent and accepted part of urban life, it opens up rich opportunities for new forms of participation through dialogue and engagement. It places a greater responsibility on designers to look beyond aspects of implementation and enter new partnerships with urban planners and residents. Through the combination of agility and responsibility, designers examine how Media Architecture can contribute to shaping places that improve the quality and experience of urban space and support creative patterns of use, with a particular attention to its physical, cultural, and social identities.
We, therefore, invite interested parties from a variety of backgrounds – be it human-computer interaction, urban design and planning, engineering, arts, humanities, sociology, and more – to participate in joint discussions about how Media Architecture can best contribute to placemaking through the submission of long papers, short papers (due
January 18th February 22nd, 2016, 11:59pm PST), and late breaking works (posters, due March 31st April 14th, 2016, 11:59pm PST).
Details are available in the call for papers.
Submission of papers is via EasyChair.
|Short & long papers
|Late-breaking works (posters)
|March 31, 11:59pm PST
|Notification of acceptance
|May 7, 11:59pm PST
Ava Fatah gen Schieck
The Bartlett, University College London