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Poster Competition

As part of the conference proceedings, a poster presentation will exhibit research on urban landscapes, describing either proposals for new research, works in progress, or recently completed projects. These posters may describe a broader historical or thematic approach to topics relevant to the conference theme. Posters should be visually engaging enough to stand on their own by incorporating images (graphs, maps or other illustrations) with concise textual support of maximum 1500 words. The images need to be at least 300 dpi and its source needs to be identified or captioned.


This is a peer-reviewed competition, and in order to participate the presenter should submit a short abstract (500 words) to the Poster Committee. The poster will need to comply with a certain set of standards, which will be provided to the participants after the selection has been made by the committee. Generally, the poster will need to be printed on a standard foam core board of 36x48 inches with a black border of two inches. The selected posters will have to be submitted in October and can either be send digitally to the poster committee to be printed on-site or delivered hard-copy at the address below by the participant. All participants will be responsible for the costs of producing their posters.

Selected abstracts

Josue Gomez & Amanda Lorenzini
University of Western Australia & Universidad de las Americas – Puebla
"Heritage wars in Cholula: The struggle of the oldest town in the Americas for preserving its History and Identity"


Niku Khaleghi
"The Lost Concept of Cultural Identity in New Satellite Town in Iran"


Muhammed Ziya PAKÖZ (PhD), Beniamino POLIMENI (PhD), Elbruz KILIÇ, Zeynep KILIÇ & Özlem KEVSERO─×LU DURMU┼×
Abdullah Gül University School of Architecture, Sumer Campus, Kayseri, TURKEY
"From a ‘border city’ to a ‘buffer city’: Changing urban life and its effects on urban heritage in Kilis"


Ulker Sedef Piker
Rutgers University
"Reclaiming the Intangible Heritage of the Mahalle1 in Istanbul Amidst Major Urban Regeneration Projects."


Matthew Scarlett
Architect at Foster + Partners
"A Case for the City in the City: Preservation of Colonial Era Architecture in Asmara, Eritrea"


Jie Zhang
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Made in Surabaya: Mash-up Architecture as Urban Strategy for Heritage Preservation during Rapid Modern Transformations"

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