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ICSA 2016 Call for Abstracts
The 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture ICSA has announced a Call for Abstracts and a Call for Mini-Symposia and Special Sessions. The conference will be held in Guimarães, Portugal, on 27–29 July, 2016. ICSA2016 is the world's leading and largest global conference bridging the gap between Structures and Architecture. The contributions on creative and scientific aspects in the conception and construction of structures, on advanced technologies and on complex architectural and structural applications represent a fine blend of scientific, technical and practical novelties in both fields.The conference covers all major aspects of structures and architecture. They include the following topics: building envelopes; comprehension of complex forms; computer and experimental methods; concrete and masonry structures; emerging technologies; glass structures; innovative architectural and structural design; lightweight and membrane structures; special structures; steel and composite structures; the borderline between architecture and structural engineering; the history of the relationship between architects and structural engineers; the tectonic of architectural solutions; the use of new materials; timber structures.