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ICURHR 2018 : 20th International Conference on Urban Renewal and Housing Rehabilitation

Venice, Italy
April 12 - 13, 2018

Conference Code: 18IT04ICURHR

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICURHR 2018: 20th International Conference on Urban Renewal and Housing Rehabilitation 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 Renewal and Housing Rehabilitation. 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 Renewal and Housing Rehabilitation.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Urban Renewal and Housing Rehabilitation are cordially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 peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICURHR 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Urban Renewal and Housing Rehabilitation. 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   February 20, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   February 28, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   March 12, 2018
Conference Dates   April 12 - 13, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference'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) Construction 4.0: The Future of the Construction Industry in South Africa
Temidayo. O. Osunsanmi, Clinton Aigbavboa, Ayodeji Oke
2) Third Places for Social Sustainability: A Planning Framework Based on Local and International Comparisons
Z. Goosen, E. J. Cilliers
3) Criteria Analysis of Residential Location Preferences: An Urban Dwellers’ Perspective
Arati Siddharth Petkar, Joel E. M. Macwan
4) Reasons for the Slow Uptake of Embodied Carbon Estimation in the Sri Lankan Building Sector
Amalka Nawarathna, Nirodha Fernando, Zaid Alwan
5) Comparative Study of Ecological City Criteria in Traditional Iranian Cities
Zahra Yazdani Paraii, Zohreh Yazdani Paraei
6) Increasing Sustainability Using the Potential of Urban Rivers in Developing Countries with a Biophilic Design Approach
Mohammad Reza Mohammadian, Dariush Sattarzadeh, Mir Mohammad Javad Poor Hadi Hosseini
7) Nearly Zero-Energy Regulation and Buildings Built with Prefabricated Technology: The Case of Hungary
András Horkai, Attila Talamon, Viktória Sugár
8) Energy Saving, Heritage Conserving Renovation Methods in Case of Historical Building Stock
Viktória Sugár, Zoltán Laczó, András Horkai, Gyula Kiss, Attila Talamon
9) Influence of Shading on a BIPV System’s Performance in an Urban Context: Case Study of BIPV Systems of the Science Center of Complexity Building of the National and Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City
Viridiana Edith Ardura Perea, José Luis Bermúdez Alcocer
10) Integrating Dependent Material Planning Cycle into Building Information Management: A Building Information Management-Based Material Management Automation Framework
Faris Elghaish, Sepehr Abrishami, Mark Gaterell, Richard Wise
11) Architectural and Structural Analysis of Selected Tall Buildings in Warsaw, Poland
J. Szolomicki, H. Golasz-Szolomicka
12) Design of Smart Urban Lighting by Using Social Sustainability Approach
Mohsen Noroozi, Maryam Khalili
13) Household Food Insecurity and Associated Coping Strategies in Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Settings: A Case of Morogoro and Iringa Towns, Tanzania
U. Tumaini, J. Msuya
14) 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
15) Evaluation of Urban Land Development Direction in Kabul City, Afghanistan
Ahmad Sharif Ahmadi, Yoshitaka Kajita

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