Second International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment: Research in Practice (SDBE 2018) at the Crystal, London, UK

Open call for papers to the Second International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment: Research in Practice (SDBE 2018) at the Crystal, London, UK on 12th -13th September 2018.

The conference focuses on Research in Practice in sustainable design and planning, building energy performance, education for sustainability with an emphasis on a balanced approach to environmental, and socio-economic sustainability in research and practice.

SDBE conference is a unique opportunity for researchers, academics, architects, urban designers, engineers, building consultants and professionals to share the latest knowledge, research and innovations in sustainable building design, building performance, simulation tools and low carbon building related technologies. The conference includes prominent keynote speakers from academia and practice to maximize opportunities for knowledge exchange.

Conference Themes:

1.      Education for sustainability
2.      Energy efficiency in buildings
3.      Low and zero carbon design strategies
4.      Environmental design strategies in practice
5.      Building performance evaluation and optimisation
6.      Thermal comfort, health and wellbeing
7.      Building performance simulation
8.      Building Information Modelling (BIM)
9.      Sustainable construction technologies
10.     Renewable energy and green technologies
11.     Sustainable urban design
12.     Resource efficiency

Keynote Speakers:
Philip Jones, Professor, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University
Bruno Moser, Head of Urban Design, Foster and Partners
Ashraf Salama, Professor, Head of School, University of Strathclyde
Patrik Schumacher, Director, Zaha Hadid Architects

Key dates:
Abstract submission deadline (extended): 5th March 2018
Abstract acceptance notification with comments: 19th March 2018
Full paper submission deadline: 1st June 2018
Full paper acceptance notification with comments: 2nd July 2018
Deadline for full paper submission: 3rd August  2018
Free conference registration for accepted papers [funded by the British Council]: 10th August 2018

To submit a paper abstract: http://newton-sdbe.uk/conferences/sdbe-2018/
For information on SDBE 2017 conference: http://newton-sdbe.uk/conferences/sdbe-conference-2017/
For inquiries please contact: newton.SDBE@uel.ac.uk

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