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ICUDCM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Urban Design and Construction Management

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICUDCM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICUDCM 2017: 19th International Conference on Urban Design and Construction Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Urban Design and Construction Management. 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 Urban Design and Construction Management.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Urban Design and Construction Management are cordially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

ICUDCM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Design and Construction Management. 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) Renewed Urban Waterfront: Spatial Conditions of a Contemporary Urban Space Typology
Beate Niemann, Fabian Pramel
2) Rail Corridors between Minimal Use of Train and Unsystematic Tightening of Population: A Methodological Essay
A. Benaiche
3) Designing for Experience-Based Tourism: A Virtual Tour in Tehran
Maryam Khalili, Fateme Ghanei
4) Hydrological Modelling of Geological Behaviours in Environmental Planning for Urban Areas
Sheetal Sharma
5) The Proposal of a Shared Mobility City Index to Support Investment Decision Making for Carsharing
S. Murr, S. Phillips
6) Evaluation of Easy-to-Use Energy Building Design Tools for Solar Access Analysis in Urban Contexts: Comparison of Friendly Simulation Design Tools for Architectural Practice in the Early Design Stage
M. Iommi, G. Losco
7) Building an Arithmetic Model to Assess Visual Consistency in Townscape
Dheyaa Hussein, Peter Armstrong
8) High-Rises and Urban Design: The Reasons for Unsuccessful Placemaking with Residential High-Rises in England
E. Kalcheva, A. Taki, Y. Hadi
9) The Linkage of Urban and Energy Planning for Sustainable Cities: The Case of Denmark and Germany
Jens-Phillip Petersen
10) Urban Ecological Interaction: Air, Water, Light and New Transit at the Human Scale of Barcelona’s Superilles
Philip Speranza
11) The Role of the Urban Renewal Projects on the Reshaping of the Cities: İzmir (Turkey) Case
Sibel Ecemis Kiliç, Neslihan Karatas
12) Sustainable Traditional Architecture and Urban Planning in Hot-Arid Climate of Iran
Farnaz Nazem
13) Sustainable Traditional Architecture and Urban Planning in Hot-Humid Climate of Iran
Farnaz Nazem
14) The Relations between Seismic Results and Groundwater near the Gokpinar Damp Area, Denizli, Turkey
Mahmud Gungor, Ali Aydin, Erdal Akyol, Suat Tasdelen
15) Mining Multicity Urban Data for Sustainable Population Relocation
Xu Du, Aparna S. Varde

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