ISVS e journal invites Scholars dealing with Vernacular Settlements to submit papers for the next ISVS issues being edited by Velika Ivkovska, of Istanbul Technical University, Turkey and Dr. Abdullahi Ahmed of Coventry University, UK. ISVS e journal is now recognized by Scopus.

ISVS-8 in 2016: Universitas Indonesia and Universitas Hasanuddin

The 8th International Conference on Vernacular Settlements was concluded successfully at the University of Hasannudin, Makassar, Indonesia, from 20th -22nd October on the theme "Conversations with the Sea: People, Places and Ideas of Maritime Vernacular Settlements. ISVS-9 is scheduled to take place in 2018 at Udayana University, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Dates and the Theme will be announce later.

ISVS-7 2014: Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

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The 7th International Seminar on Vernacular Settlements on the theme ˜'Reassessing Vernacular Architecture: Theory and Prctice, traditions, identities and globalization was successfully concluded at Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture Building, Taskisla, Taksim, Istanbul-Turkey with the participation of close to 100 participants.

This was an event of very significant developments for the ISVS. It initiated a number of new programs; ISVS-eye, a bi annual workshop to start from 2015 to be held after every seminar, and the program for the participation of volunteers. It also formalised the membership, and invited affiliations of institutes which are dealing with vernacular settlements.