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Waste Architecture Sessions

1. FINAL PROGRAMME
2. PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP WITH RI-VISTA JOURNAL!  

1. FINAL PROGRAMME
The WA Sessions lasted 2 days (3-4 October 2017) and included 25 presentations organised in 8 oral sessions followed by opportunities for discussion and debate. Each session was chaired and moderated by an expert in the field.
The programme included two thematic workshops. Israel Alba, architect, researcher and associate professor at Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca chaired a workshop entitled ‘Environmental education - Creating social value from waste management through architecture’. For more details please click here.
On wednesday afternoon the workshop ‘Architecture of Waste’ was coordinated coordinated by Hanif Kara, Professor in Practice of Architectural Technology at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, with the collaboration of Leire Asensio Villoria, lecturer in Architecture and Landscape Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and Elisabet Hoglund, Tyréns.
WA sessions at Sardinia 2017 were coordinated by Studio Arcoplan.

The WA sessions programme is available for download.     

2. PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP WITH RI-VISTA JOURNAL!
We are pleased to announce that Ri-Vista, an international indexed journal edited by Firenze University Press, will publish a special issue based on a selected number of top research papers from the Waste Architecture Sessions / Sardinia 2017. Furthermore, a selection of papers from the International Workshop on Waste Architecture / Sardinia 2015 will be peer-reviewed for potential inclusion in the issue.
Founded in 2003, in 2014 Ri-Vista was included as one of the scientific journals of the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence, and in 2015 a second series was launched. The journal focuses on Landscape Architecture in a traditional discipline open to contributions from other related scientific fields; it has been consolidated over the years to expand on the main topic to which the journal is devoted.
For more details please visit http://www.fupress.net/index.php/ri-vista/index.
The paper selection process for potential publication on Ri-Vista will be carried out in September 2017. Following notification, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit their contribution to papers@sardiniasymposium.it no later than 20th November 2017. The paper should be prepared in line with the editorial requirements of the journal.