'Enabling health, care and well-being through design research' is the title of ARCH22 – the 5th Architecture Research Care and Health conference – organised at the the department of Architecture and the Built Environment in Delft as the main venue and Erasmus MC in Rotterdam as co-location – the Netherlands – 22nd until 24th of August 2022.
ARCH22 connects researchers and practitioners around the conference theme, and also wants to attract those interested in the new Erasmus MC hospital environment and evaluation studies carried out regarding this project.
ARCH22 connects researchers and practitioners around the conference theme and will be based at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at Delft University of Technology. ARCH22 also wants to attract those interested in the new Erasmus University Medical Center’s hospital environment, and the evaluation studies carried out regarding this project. All delegates will have the opportunity to experience this new, award-winning hospital environment in Rotterdam.
The theme ‘Enabling health, care and well-being through design research’ will bring together research, real estate and design professionals across disciplines and countries, to present findings and exchange gained knowledge and experiences. Our guiding topics for the request for papers were:
Topic 1: integration of needs – inclusive, integrated design enabling health, care and well-being.
Topic 2: healthcare design and change – futureproofed, resilient and crisis-adapted (pre-, post and now) design.
Topic 3: engagement – co-creation, co-design, design and stakeholder management processes.
Late 2021 they received over 100 abstracts from authors seeking to present their findings in conference papers and posters. Authors originate from 17 countries and in the co-authorships of many abstracts they saw the emerging international collaboration that they would like to see more formally established in an ARCH-network.
The conference papers will be presented in four streams: (1) inclusive design/health promotion, (2) user-needs, (3) future-proofing and (4) engagement, building on the guiding topics. Additionally, there will be a research workshop, as well as plenty of social networking opportunities, including a conference dinner. These valued opportunities for social interaction were the main reason to postponing the ARCH21 conference towards August 2022. After the 2-day research conference, delegates can participate in study tours to some highly innovative examples of health and care environments in the Netherlands.
Take a glance at the programme and find all the instructions for paper (or poster) submissions on this site. Follow their LinkedIn-group ARCH22 to receive updates on the programme, venues etctera. Please get in contact if you would like to sponsor this event or if you have any questions.
You can register now here!