14-15 / 07 / 2021 - Deadline: 30 / 05 / 2021

IAAC Barcelona is pleased to announce the Public Play Space Symposium, which will be held over two days on the 14 and 15 July 2021. The symposium is organized in the framework of its EU project Public Play Space (PPS), co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union and coordinated by the Advanced Architecture Group.

The Symposium, which will be held online, aims to explore innovative and creative practices for the co-design of inclusive, cohesive and sustainable public spaces, through the use of games and digital technologies.

The objective of the Public Play Space Symposium is to investigate how Gamification strategies and Responsive Digital Technologies can foster and enable the implementation of Co-Creation and Co-Design processes in and for Public Space.

The symposium is organised around the following topic sessions:

– Gamification and Serious Games for the co-design of Public Space;

– Responsive Technologies for the co-design of Public Space;

– Interactive and Community-based Strategies for the co-design of Public Space

This Call is aimed at collecting novel and high quality papers and projects on the topics mentioned above. Selected authors will be invited to discuss their work in the Symposium, while being part of the online publication of the Symposium proceedings. Symposium proceedings will be accessible online as open access publication with ISBN number.

Deadline: full papers and projects must be submitted by 30th May 2021.