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"ICAT2016 International Conference on Architectural Technology"

University of Alicante - Universidad de Alicante; Spain 12th - 14th May 2016


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  • Overview

    The International Conference on Architectural Technology (ICAT) aims to provide a platform for researchers and academics, as well as practising professionals, from all over the world to present their research and professional development activities in Architectural Technology.

    The theme for this conference is Healthy Buildings; Innovation, Design & Technology under the following sub-themes:   

    1. Innovative approaches to improve people well-being in buildings; design and construction.
    Evaluation of healthy spaces in buildings, Innovative architectural designs, Energy related to people well-being, Construction of comfortable spaces. Innovative construction solutions.

    2.Sustainable and Environmental Design.
    Life-cycle analysis, Selection of materials, Components and assembly, Sustainable design and development, Technical performance, Innovation.

    3. Building systems and techniques.
    Advanced CAD, BIM, Collaborative working, Buildability and innovation, Design management, Designing for performance and production.

    4. Improvement of existing buildings.
    Influence of Building labelling, Energy certification, Green certifications, Influence over building market.

    5. Innovative simulation tools in the process of designing/building.
    Simulation tools, Procedures during design and construction, Final results' evaluation.

    6. Innovative Teaching and Education.
    Design pedagogy, Innovative models, Learning environments and studios, Learning theory, History and philosophy.

    7. Professional Practice
    Role(s) of the architectural technologist, Industry challenges, CPD, Professional practice diversity and skills.

    8. Theory, Practice and Research.
    Integrated health and safety, Integration of fabric, Structures and services, Alternative procurement and project control strategies, Development of new concepts, Techniques and strategies.


    Benefits for participants:

    Submitted conference papers will be reviewed by members of the conference  scientific committee. All accepted papers of ICAT 2016 will be published in the ICAT 2016 Proceedings.


    Important Dates:


    Call for papers - Official Notice  September 15 th 2015
    Abstract submission deadline  October 15 th 2015
    Notification of acceptance of abstracts  October 30 th 2015
    1 st Paper submission (full paper) deadline  January 16 th 2016
    Notification of acceptance / revision of papers  January 30  th 2016
    2nd Submission of final papers deadline  February 29 th 2016
    ICAT 2016 Conference Dates

     May 12 th 2016: Student workshop

     May 13 th 2016: Conference

     May 14 th 2016: Visit

    Registration  See Abstracts-Papers and Registration
    Conference fee (includes access to conference sessions, lunch, coffee & Tea, a copy  of proceedings)

     175 euro for delegates

     50 euro for students

    Conference meal Registration needed, 40€
    Send abstracts (maximum 500 words) to:

    Download template: click here


    Conference Venue:

    The conference will take place in one of buildings of the University of Alicante. More details to be confirmed.



    The organization of the Conference has arrived to an agreement with one of the hotels located at the city centre with an easy connection with the Conference Venue. Price per night in single room is 75 euros (breakfast included).

    Below you can find contact data of this hotel.  Please note that you are responsible for booking your own accommodation and settling your own account.


    Hotel Tryp Ciudad de Alicante

    C/Gravina, 9 - 03002 Alicante

    Tel: (34) 965 21 07 00


    Please do reservations by email to indicating you are a delegate in the ICAT2016 Conference.





  • Students  Workshop

    The International Conference on Architectural Technology (ICAT) has the aim to provide a platform for researchers and academics, as well as practising professionals, from all over the world to present their research and professional development activities in Architectural Technology. The theme for this conference is Healthy Buildings; Innovation, Design & Technology.

    The first day of the Conference, May 12th, students of the host institution can take part on the conference sharing the work they are developing through an international competition. To participate, students will have to present an A1 poster defending how their work would improve people’s well-being through Innovation, Design and Technology. The projects to present will be ones developed in the regular subjects that the students are attending at the moment. This can be achieved by means of innovative approaches on design and construction or by using innovative tools that help on improving the quality of the result by controlling the whole building process, since the design until the building is in use.

    Delegates from the ICAT2016 will listen to presentations and they will recognize two projects as finalists and one project as winner. In order to participate, students must send an email before may 9th to in order to be registered in this workshop.

    11:00 – 13:00 Students Workshop

    14:00 – 16:00 Students Workshop

    16:00 – 17:00 Jury deliberation

    Students will present their projects to ICAT2016 Delegates by means of a 15 minutes power point presentation. A1 pannels will be exhibited in the EPS-IV building during the Conference. It will be mandatory the use of the A1 pannel template that can be downloaded from ICAT2016 website. Postersmust be handed in before may 9th.

    Download the A1 pannel template:

     For further inquiries please send an email to

  • Congress Location

  • Timetable

  • Registration form and payment method

     Please complete the form to register. Register on line

    Your registration will only be confirmed when payment is received and processed by the Conference Secretariat.


    Registration fees:

    • € 175 – Delegates Registration Fee
    • €   50 – Students Registration Fee (confirmation of status needed for registration)
    • Conference meal – Registration needed. Not included in the fee: 40.-€.



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    •  Payment by Bank Transfer:


    ACCOUNT: ES76 0081 3191 4300 0103 0312


    please indicate in the transfer this reference:  ICAT2016 first and second name


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    For Personal invoice:

    Form UA-SGE-FT-02-FI-IE 

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Department of Architectural Constructions

Universidad de Alicante
Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n
03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 3400

Fax: (+34) 96 590 3464

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