VCA Symposium Paper
Call for Papers
Faculty members of the participating schools of the Vertical Cities Asia International Design Competition and Symposium are cordially invited to submit a research paper which will be included in the Vertical Cities Asia publication. In the third of this series of competitions and publications, the theme of "Everyone Harvests" will be explored, click here for more details. Faculty members could contribute to this stimulating agenda with a paper focusing on the subject of the competition, i.e. high density compact city and addressing the issue of new approaches to Urban Agriculture. The paper can be from multiple authors or faulty members not leading the design team of the Competition. A verbal presentation of the paper at the symposium would not be required but it will be compiled in the Vertical Cities Asia publication.
Deadline: 8 July 2013, Monday
The Guidelines for Authors Preparing Papers for VCA 2013 Publication can be found in the “Downloads” section on this page. Full paper may extend to a maximum length of 10 pages including images. Papers should be submitted both as a MS Word doc file for Windows and PDF File. For papers not written in English, please send in the original paper as well as the English translation.
Guidelines for images attached to the paper:
Please submit the high resolution images as separate files and include only low resolution images in the paper for reference.
For high resolution image files:
Please follow the prescribed minimum resolution settings below. Anything at a lower resolution will show a loss of quality on reproduction.
A minimum resolution of 300ppi (pixels per inch) is required to ensure images are press-ready.
The image size should be as large as possible up to A4 size.
• Min output resolution for line artwork - 600dpi
• Min output resolution for bitmap (pixel-based) images - 300dpi
Acceptable File formats:
• For bitmap (pixel-based) images: JPEG, TIFF, PNG
• For vector images: Adobe Illustrator, PDF, SVG, EPS