INTERCAD 2011 International Conference of Architecture and Design, the Vienna University of Technology , Austria

INTERCAD 2011 Conference will provide a forum for architects, engineers, scientists and designers, as well as paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by researchers and practitioners in all fields of design and architecture,It invites practitioners and academicians to share ideas on the architectural science, engineering and design. The conference intends to highlight new ideas and fresh approaches to enhance the living standards of to narrow the gap between the art and technology. The conference encourages interdisciplinary research. We invite prospective participants to submit a presentation proposal for one of the following session options: a 20-minute oral and a poster presentation,
Conference will be held in English.

All submitted papers will be reviewed and published in CD format in the Proceedings of the conference. Paperback proceedings will be available for additional fee.
Conference presenters may include contributors in all areas of the art and architecture – architects, engineers, artists, educators, graduate students, curators, writers, theorists, researchers– with presentations in all disciplines and interdisciplinary genres. The conference is interdisciplinary and collaborative, aiming to forge links between professors, students, creative problem solvers, engineers and designers. For all inquiries, please contact the Conference Secretariat.

You can submit an abstract first and then a full paper or just a full paper.
For submitting a full paper you will be emailed a template.
The deadline is 1st of August.
Please submit abstracts electronically to
You are asked to follow the guidelines below when submitting an abstract for oral or poster presentation: Abstracts will not be proofread prior to printing so you are strongly advised to ensure there are no typing errors before submission.

Why Vienna

Vienna, Austria is rich with architecture representing many periods and styles, ranging from elaborate baroque monuments to twentieth century innovations.
During the reign of Empress Maria Theresa (1740-80) and her son Joseph II (1780-90), major architects like Johann Lukas von Hildebrand and Josef Emanuel Fischer von Erlach formed the city face with their baroque buildings. such as impressive Karlskirche, planned and executed by Fischer von Erlach is situated next to the University of Technology is a fine example of the architecture of this period.
Second half of the 19th century brought another great change in Vienna's architecture. Emperor Franz Joseph I ordered the restructuring of Ring Boulevard. Architects like Gottfried Semper and Karl von Hasenauer contributed to turning Vienna into one of the most exciting cities of Europe. They collaborated at the Museums of Fine Arts and Natural History and Neu Burg.
The turn of the 19th century brought one of the most fascinating chapters of Austrian art history: 'Jugendstil' as it is called in Vienna. Otto Wagner was one of the major influences and is till today highly visible in Vienna. The great architect is responsible for Vienna's station Karlsplatz which is also located near the conference site.
Other achievements include Majolica house at the 'Naschmarkt' and the spectacular 'Postsparkasse' in the first district. One of his pupils, Joseph Maria Olbricht, realized an exciting building : Secession with its cupola of golden laurel leaves is also near the Vienna University of Technology.
Adolf Loos established new elegant and minimalistic style of architecture.
But Vienna is not only famous by its traditional buildings. Modern structures, shape not only modern Austrian capital but all Europe .Friedensreich Hunderwasser introduced a highly original style with his fight against straight lines and colorless architecture. In Vienna you can admire some of his mastepieces: famous 'Hundertwasserhaus', 'KunstHaus Wien' or the waste combustion at Spittelau.
Hans Hollein's glass and concrete 'Haas House' at the very center of the first district just opposite of 'St. Stephen' became another controversial Vienese sight.
Coop Himmelb(l)au have realized a number of buildings in Vienna and all over the world. Their adaption of one of the four gasometer buildings is unique example of misture of old and new.
Vienna is also famous by its pieces of art and art museums.
Museum of Art History boasts the biggest collection of Breugel, paintings of Rafael and Titian. And to see Gustav Klimts "Kiss" and his other artworks is an unforgettable experience.
City tours will be focused on art and architecture.
It will be presented with expert knowledge and interesting afacts you will remember.
From the remains of a Roman fortress, Vienna has emerged into one of Europe's most distinguished metropolises. It has a rich cultural and historical heritage. No doubt that a walk in Vienna can become a thriling journey into the past. If you join the complimenary tour you will see Vienna in a new light.
Complimentary tour of Vienna is not only a chance to see the masterpieces of architecture, but also a good way to establish new contacts away from the formalities of the conference hall.

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