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Central Europe towards Sustainable Building 2016


Central Europe towards Sustainable Building 2016

Innovations for Sustainable Future
22–24th June 2016, Prague /// www.cesb.cz

Czech Technical University in Prague and Czech Sustainable Building Society are pleased to announce that the 4th issue of CESB conferences will be held on June 22-24, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The CESB16 objective is to present current activities in sustainable building in the Central Europe and to bring ideas and international expertise to the region in order to contribute to further development.

The conference is organized under auspices of international conveners CIB, iiSBE, UNEP-SBCI and FIDIC and belongs to Sustainable Built Environment regional conference series leading towards World Conference SBE17 Hong Kong. CESB16 will contribute to UNEP 10YFP Sustainable Building and Construction Programme.

Conference topics

  • Sustainable renovation of existing building stock
    Examples of sustainable modernizations and refurbishments of existing buildings and districts, modular retrofitting solutions
  • Industrial heritage regeneration
    Industrial heritage in urban context, adaptive reuse, industrial heritage tourism, regeneration initializing activities
  • Sustainable urban development
    Urban regeneration and development strategies, special planning tools and methods
  • Building design process
    Design strategies, design optimization tools, examples of utilisation of integrated design
  • Low-tech and high-tech materials and technologies for
    sustainable buildings

    Sustainable production and use of building materials, integration of new technologies improving sustainability of buildings
  • Decision-support tools and assessment methods
    Building sustainability assessment methods, benchmarking and regional aspects, life cycle costing
  • Education and research for sustainable building
    Implementation of sustainable building principles into curricula at various levels (bachelor, master, doctoral studies), organization and facility for research, lifetime education, public awareness and dissemination

Submission of abstracts

Abstracts of 150–250 words in English shall be submitted through www.cesb.cz by 15 August 2015.
All papers accepted by the Scientific Committee and presented at the Conference in oral or poster form will be published in printed book of proceedings. Oral and poster presentations shall be in English. All published papers are going to be submitted for indexing in Scopus and Web of Science databases, similarly to previous CESB proceedings.