2018 Conference for Sustainable Design of the Build Environment 2018-01-08T08:56:24+00:00

Second International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment: Research in Practice

Call for papers
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Date: 12-13 September 2018
Venue: London
Call for papers

We are pleased to announce the open call for papers to the Second International
Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment: Research in Practice (SDBE
2018) organised in London, UK on 12th-13th September 2018 (venue TBC). SDBE 2018
conference will be a unique opportunity for researchers, academics, architects, urban
designers, engineers, building consultants and professionals to meet and share the latest
knowledge, research and innovations in sustainable building design, building performance,
simulation tools and low carbon building related technologies.

The conference focuses on Research in Practice in sustainable design, building energy
performance, sustainable urban design and planning with an emphasis on a balanced
approach to environmental, socio-economic and technical aspects of sustainability in theory
and practice. The conference will form a platform to demonstrate state-of-the-art strategies
and best practice across the world for integrating sustainable design approaches in the built
environment. The conference will include prominent keynote speakers (TBC) from academia
and practice to maximise opportunities for knowledge exchange.

Key Dates

Abstract submission deadline: 23rd Feb 2018
Abstract acceptance notification with comments: 16th 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

Conference Themes
  • Education for sustainability
  • Energy efficiency in buildings
  • Low and zero carbon design strategies
  • Environmental design strategies in practice
  • Building performance evaluation and optimisation
  • Thermal comfort, health and wellbeing
  • Building performance simulation
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Sustainable construction technologies
  • Renewable energy and green technologies
  • Sustainable urban design
  • Resource efficiency
Abstract Submission

Submitted abstracts should be submitted via EasyChair and should not exceed 250 words. Please structure your abstract to include the following: research background – research problem – methodology – results

Paper Submission

The full papers submitted should follow the provided conference paper template (maximum 12 A4 pages). The papers will be peer-reviewed and will be recommended for publication in prestigious journals.