Information for Authors

Abstract submission

Participation options:

  • Presentation with a full peer reviewed scientific paper (5000-8000 words)
  • Short scholarly, professional or artistic presentation
Submit your abstract by:
  • August 1st 2017 (Full paper) (CLOSED)
  • September 10th 2017 (Presentation only) (CLOSED)

Full paper submission

After abstract submission, feedback for authors and guidelines for submission were sent for the corresponding authors, and the full papers submitted through the OJS-platform at by September 10th. To prepare your full paper manuscript, please use the template - download here. Submission guidelines are available here.

Full papers were subjected to a double-blind review. After the review process, the deadline for elaborated draft manuscripts is November 20th. Upload your revised draft manuscript through the OJS-platform at Now, the manuscript should include the author(s) name and affiliation.

The length of full paper presentations at the Symposium will be 20 minutes, followed by a 10 minute discussion.


Draft manuscripts for full papers will be provided via WeTransfer during the Symposium, to the full paper authors. After the Symposium, authors are invited to submit their papers to:

  • Architectural Research in Finland (JUFO1, ATUT2015 and ATUT2016 proceedings available here)
  • Journal of Business Models (Business Models in the Built Environment session)
  • Lighting Research and Technology (Smart Lighting session)

Presentation only

Short scholarly, professional or artistic presentations, without the paper, were also invited to the Symposium. The authors submitted the abstracts of their presentations by September 10th through an electronic form - link here. The authors with accepted abstracts were invited to present their abstract in the Symposium. The length of these presentations at the Symposium will be 10 minutes, followed by a 5 minute discussion.

Camera ready papers

Camera ready papers will be published in the ATUT2017 proceedings, in the Architectural Research in Finland journal. We will contact the authors to give the instructions for submitting the camera ready papers and Copyright Agreements.