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ICAUD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Architecture and Urban Design

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICAUD

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICAUD 2017: 19th International Conference on Architecture and Urban Design aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Architecture and Urban Design. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Architecture and Urban Design.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Architecture and Urban Design are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICAUD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Architecture and Urban Design. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Empirical Study on Causes of Project Delays
Khan Farhan Rafat, Riaz Ahmed
2) Towards a Computational Model of Consciousness: Global Abstraction Workspace
Halim Djerroud, Arab Ali Cherif
3) Resources and Strategies towards the Development of a Sustainable Construction Materials Industry in Botswana
G. Malumbela, E. U. Masuku
4) Template Design Packages for Repetitive Construction Projects
Ali Youniss Aidbaiss, G. Unnikrishnan, Anoob Hakim
5) Development of Prediction Models of Day-Ahead Hourly Building Electricity Consumption and Peak Power Demand Using the Machine Learning Method
Dalin Si, Azizan Aziz, Bertrand Lasternas
6) Privacy-Preserving Location Sharing System with Client/Server Architecture in Mobile Online Social Network
Xi Xiao, Chunhui Chen, Xinyu Liu, Guangwu Hu, Yong Jiang
7) Effects of Free-Hanging Horizontal Sound Absorbers on the Cooling Performance of Thermally Activated Building Systems
L. Marcos Domínguez, Nils Rage, Ongun B. Kazanci, Bjarne W. Olesen
8) Development of Energy Benchmarks Using Mandatory Energy and Emissions Reporting Data: Ontario Post-Secondary Residences
C. Xavier Mendieta, J. J McArthur
9) Applicability of Overhangs for Energy Saving in Existing High-Rise Housing in Different Climates
Qiong He, S. Thomas Ng
10) Renewed Urban Waterfront: Spatial Conditions of a Contemporary Urban Space Typology
Beate Niemann, Fabian Pramel
11) Investigation of Building Loads Effect on the Stability of Slope
Hadj Brahim Mounia, Belhamel Farid, Souici Messoud
12) Comparison of Traditional and Green Building Designs in Egypt: Energy Saving
Hala M. Abdel Mageed, Ahmed I. Omar, Shady H. E. Abdel Aleem
13) Stress Variation of Underground Building Structure during Top-Down Construction
Soo-yeon Seo, Seol-ki Kim, Su-jin Jung
14) A Biomimetic Structural Form: Developing a Paradigm to Attain Vital Sustainability in Tall Architecture
Osama Al-Sehail
15) Sediment Transport Monitoring in the Port of Veracruz Expansion Project
Francisco Liaño-Carrera, José Isaac Ramírez-Macías, David Salas-Monreal, Mayra Lorena Riveron-Enzastiga, Marcos Rangel-Avalos, Adriana Andrea Roldán-Ubando

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