Design Communication Association Conference 2018. October 07 – 10, 2018, Ithaca, New York
Host School: Cornell University, Department of Design & Environmental Analysis
Call for Abstracts | Submission Deadline: December 01, 2017
Theme: Virtual + Actual: Process and Product of Design
The Design Communication Association (USA) along with the Department of Design & Environmental Analysis at Cornell University will be hosting the 2018 Design Communication Association Conference in Ithaca, New York from October 07 – 10, 2018.
The venue is at one of the most beautiful college campuses in the US at Cornell University’s main campus in Ithaca New York. The campus features 4,800-acre with noteworthy architecture including the I.M. Pei-designed Johnson Museum of Art, Milstein Hall by Rem Koolhass, Weill-Hall by Richard Meier, Bill and Melinda Gates Hall by Morphosis group.
The theme of the 2018 conference is “Virtual+Actual: Process and Product of Design”. The theme reflects recent emergence and inclusion of various digital, virtual, and manual tangents in both educational environment and professional practice that influences the way we link between process and product of design.
The DCA 2018 conference theme looks at current thoughts and relationships between virtual and actual in the process and product of design execution for both education and practice. Abstracts are double-blind reviewed by an international panel of DCA Reviewers who will recommend acceptance for presentation at the DCA 2018 Conference at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.
Papers and presentations that include but not limited to approaches and applications of current trends of design and its interrelationships between virtual and actual with allied disciplines are invited to foster and contribute to the discussion of the conference theme. These allied disciplines include architecture, digital media, environment, interior, landscape, media arts, urbanism, housing, etc. Specific topics may address following subjects. All submissions are expected to be original and have not been published previously at other scholarly venues.
Communication & design education, Strategies & design teaching, Sustainability & built environment, Investigation & representation, Interactive environments & applications, Education & practice, Analysis & interpretation, Heritage & architecture, Analog & digital convergence, 3D & visualization, Parametric modeling & fabrication, Urban issues & built environment, Technology and environment, Moving images & time-based media, Design & societal context, Changing dynamics & challenges, Design issues & developing nations.
Please visit the conference web site for additional details such as venue, schedule, keynotes, workshops, travel, hotels, New York architecture tour, etc. at: www.dcaconference2018.org