Events And Opportunities

CFP: Architectural Heritage '17 (Istanbul, 13-14 Oct 17)


13-14 October 2017
Istanbul, Turkey

International Conference on Conservation of Architectural Heritage and Urban History will be held at Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions).

The event will be held on the same days with STRUCTURE IN ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES '17 / International Conference on Structure in Architecture and Building Technologies. Participants will be able to attend any of the sessions of these conferences.

All abstracts are going to be selected according to double blind reviews and accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings E-Book with an ISBN number that will be given to you in a DVD box during conference registration.

We invite you to join us at the event in Istanbul and would like to emphasize that proposals from different parts of the world are welcomed.

For the publication opportunities, registration conditions and presentation instructions, please visit the REGISTRATION INFO page. For accommodation opportunities and city tours, please read the ACCOMMODATION & TOURS page

Heritage architecture and historical aspects
Assessment and reuse of historical buildings
Learning from the past
Material characterisation and techniques
Heritage masonry buildings
modern heritage
Surveying and monitoring
Simulation and modelling
Seismic vulnerability
Transportation heritage
Incorporate management techniques and decision making
Cultural and religious identities and their manifestation of heritage.
Awareness of heritage rehabilitation projects.
Innovative adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of historic areas.
Heritage planning policy, design guidelines, and community development.
Legislative tools and policies for cultural heritage protection.
Best practices in an assessment, designating and managing world heritage.
Economics of conservation and sustainable environment.
Promotion of heritage and cultural tourism.
Cultural heritage and media.
New approaches and concepts in conservation of cultural heritage in historic cities.
Interior design solutions for historic buildings and authenticity of the place.

Abstract submission:
JULY 7, 2017
Full papers submission:


SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation for its operating support.
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