Foreword

International Conference on Indonesian Architecture and Planning (ICIAP) is a conference and field visit program organized once in two years by the Department of Architecture and Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada. This is a conference that gathers academics, researchers, and practitioners from all over the world to share their knowledge and experiences on Indonesian Architecture and Planning ideas. ICIAP has been successfully held 4 times so far. The first ICIAP was held in 2012 with the theme “Better Space Better Living”, in 2014 was “Space for the Next Generation”, in 2016 was “Inclusive Space, Enriching Culture”, and the latest was in 2018 with “Design and Planning in the Disruptive Era”. ICIAP has successfully presented world-class speakers and around 150 academics and researchers in architecture and planning.

In 2020, the 5th ICIAP will explore how complexity in design and planning could be managed to result effective and innovative solutions for the ever-evolving world. The conference will also allow participants to discuss challenges and opportunities of the digitalization which often triggers innovation at the first place and its effects on architecture, planning, and the governance. Prospective authors are kindly encouraged to contribute and submit papers related to the theme of ‘Complexity: Design, Planning, and Innovation’, with the following specific topics:

  1. architectural design;
  2. building technology;
  3. settlement, housing, and neighborhood design and planning;
  4. urban design and planning;
  5. regional and rural planning;
  6. historical and theoretical context.