Conference Themes

  • Design Innovations

    Innovative design methodologies, Innovative approaches in material/product design, production and installation, innovative solutions in building, construction and operation systems, innovative approaches in product-user- relationship in design.

  • Building Design and Performance Evaluation

    Energy efficiency, thermal comfort, thermal performance; indoor air quality, health and wellness, daylighting issues in building design, performance evaluation of building envelopes; simulations and validation for various building design components; occupant satisfaction; building design and regulations; performance gap; post occupancy evaluation; building integrated photovoltaic systems , green technologies in building design

  • Smart Materials and Artificial Intelligence

    Smart materials and structures in construction technology, Smart materials which respond to environmental stimuli, Self-healing repair mechanisms, Futuristic materials, Shape shifting materials, Shape memory alloys, Smart composites, relationship between Materials Science and construction technology, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual reality, Augmented reality, Machine learning, Sensors

  • Sustainability in Architectural Design

    Environmental impact assessment in buildings; energy and ecological conservation in the design of the built environment; ecological footprint of buildings, Heating, ventilation and cooling system efficiency; passive solar building design; reused, recycled materials in building design; sustainability standards in building codes

  • Sustainable Design and Construction Processes

    Energy Footprint; Valuation Methods & Techniques; Lifecycle Analysis; Carbon Trading; Energy Auditing; Energy Efficient & Resilient Development; Energy & Green Rating; Energy Conservation. Innovative construction practices, optimization of construction processes, performance evaluation, factors to improve PMO / HVAC / MEP efficiency, machineries in building, improve machine efficiency, Geothermal

  • Urban resilience, Safety, Disaster and Risk Mitigation

    Resilient and healthy cities; urban resilience planning; Resilient Infrastructure; Challenge of Urban Resilience; Resilience into Practice; Microclimate; Human impact on environment; Transformation of Environment; Water Management in the built environment; Green Infrastructure; Urban Ecology; Urban Heat Island (UHI); Urban biodiversity and ecosystems; Resilience in Ecology; Adaptive Governance for Resilience.

  • Sustainable Urban and Rural Development

    Sustainable Urban Dynamics; Economics Sustainability; Socio -cultural sustainability; Community & Landuse & Planning; Environment & Health; Sustainable Landscape Planning; Economic & Housing Variance; Universal design; Environmental Sustainability; Sustainable waste management; Energy efficient sustainable development; Defining, measuring and aligning; liveable; Spatial Planning Response to Urban Risks

  • Environmental Policy and Governance

    Environmental political theories; Remote sensing and GIS applications; Regionalism and environmental politics; Multi-disciplinary approaches to environmental planning; Development and Planning; Heritage and Conservation, Environmental Ethics, governance theories, gender and environment.