Open Science Research Excellence

ICBSSD 2019 : International Conference on Building Science and Sustainable Design

Istanbul, Turkey
December 19 - 20, 2019

Call for Papers

ICBSSD 2019 : International Conference on Building Science and Sustainable Design is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Building Science and Sustainable Design. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Building science and technology
  • Acoustic classification criteria in labelling systems for office buildings, housing and educational buildings
  • Acoustic comfort and vibration perception
  • Advanced façades: high-performance building envelopes
  • Allied building materials
  • Analytical/design methods
  • Architectural acoustics
  • Architecture and building engineering
  • Blast engineering
  • Bridges, tall buildings
  • Building acoustics
  • Building and architectural acoustics
  • Building engineering applications
  • Building integrated renewable energy sources
  • Building interactions with the environment
  • Building materials and components
  • Building materials and building components (performances)
  • Building performance
  • Building physics
  • Building physics for sustainable built environment
  • Building science
  • Case studies
  • Clashes in technical standards: issues regarding multi-compliant performance measures
  • Components
  • Construction and building technology
  • Daylighting effects on human health and wellbeing and on building performances
  • Double skinned envelopes
  • Embodied energy and operation energy in buildings
  • Energy and economic sustainability of high performing buildings
  • Energy efficient design and retrofit of buildings
  • Energy efficient lighting in new and existing buildings
  • Energy efficient retrofit of existing buildings (intervention, energy and indoor environment management)
  • Energy management, control and optimization of smart buildings in smart cities
  • Environmental and energy systems
  • Fire engineering
  • From sustainable buildings to sustainable cities
  • Green roofing
  • Heat, air, moisture transfer
  • Iaq and ventilation
  • Indoor environmental quality and safety
  • Indoor environmental quality factors and their interactions
  • Infrastructure engineering
  • Innovation in building and construction
  • Innovative structures
  • Integral building envelope performance
  • Indoor environment control for comfort and/or preservation
  • Insulation and building envelope materials and systems
  • Interaction of building enclosure with mechanical systems
  • Life assessment/durability
  • Life cycle analysis: feasibility and spill over
  • Lighting
  • Microclimate for ancient buildings, preventive conservation and restoration
  • New construction materials
  • Noise control
  • Non-structural performance of buildings
  • Occupant behavior and energy needs in buildings
  • Occupants
  • Optimization and modeling techniques
  • Passive and active building envelope systems
  • Polymeric, mineral, cellulose-based, and composites
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Repairs, strengthening, maintenance
  • Structural analysis and design
  • Structural health monitoring, safety, reliability
  • Structure-fluid-soil interaction
  • Sub-systems
  • Testing technologies
  • Thermal comfort and indoor air quality
  • Visual and acoustic comfort
  • Visual comfort
  • Whole building technologies and energy efficiency