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The Scientific Committee of the International Conference “PHOTOGRAPHY FOR TWENTIETH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE IN ITALY. Construction of History, Design, Building Sites”, to be held in Milan on November 24th -25th ,2016, provides the opportunity to young scholars, researchers and institutional curators to propose posters that will be exhibited and presented during the conference. Posters will be displayed during the conference and will be considered for publication as short illustrated essays in the Proceedings following the Conference.

Proposals will be selected by the members of the Organizing Committee, by taking into account their consistency with the general aim and the specific topics of the conference.

Proposals must be sent, no later than 12 p.m, October 10, 2016, to the address An abstract of 2.000 characters (including blank spaces) is required. The abstract, written in Italian and English, must include the poster’s title, the author’s name and surname, eventual institutional affiliation, five keywords and three bibliographical or documentary sources. Acceptance of the proposals will be communicated by October 17, 2016 by the Organizing Committee.




Call opening: July 10, 2016

Call ending: October 10, 2016

Posters acceptance notification: October 17, 2016

Posters delivery in digital format (jpg and pdf): November 4, 2016

Posters delivery (according to the below detailed specifications): November 14, 2016 to the following address: Politecnico di Milano, via Bonardi 9, 20133 Milano, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, Professor Maria Antonietta Crippa office between 9.30 and 17.00




Posters must have the dimensions of 100cm x 70cm, with a vertical orientation (different ones will be discarded) and will be printed on 3mm brushed aluminum. They must combine texts and graphics with pictures of minimum 250 dpi resolution for printing. The length of the text, the different font sizes and types will be communicated directly to the proponents whose proposal has been accepted. Please refer to the poster size and sample layouts in attachments.

Posters must be delivered already printed to the Organizing Committee. The proposers are asked to charge of printing, printing costs, shipping expenses and eventual copyrights of the photographs in any form.

The publication in the Proceeding requires a text of 5.000 characters (including blank spaces) and 5 photographs copyright free (minimum resolution 300 dpi) from which to choose. Accepted proposers will be asked to sign a release.

The recognized languages are Italian or English. The chosen language must be indicated when submitting the proposal to the Organizing Committee.

For any further information write to:




(Sala Biagi, ingresso n. 4, 1° piano)

Piazza Città di Lombardia - Milano

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