CESB16 will be the fourth conference in a row to be held in Prague on the actual topic of sustainable building. The Central Europe towards Sustainable Building Prague 2016 (CESB16) event is a part of the 2016 international Sustainable Built Environment conference series convened under auspices of the four international organizations: iiSBE, CIB, UNEP-SBCI and FIDIC.
The local organizers are the Czech Sustainable Building Society (iiSBE Czech) and three departments/institutions of the Czech Technical University in Prague: Faculty of Civil Engineering, Klokner Institute and the University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings (UCEEB).
The CESB conference will span over a full three days - 22-24 June 2014. The conference opening will start on 22 June at 9:00 and the conference closing is expected on the 24 June, 16:00 at latest. The conference will be hosted by the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering. The conference venue is located on the university campus in Prague. The metro station stop is10 minutes to the Prague center, the main train stations are within a 20 minute range by Metro) and the nearby Prague Airport only takes 30 minutes by bus.
The city of Prague will once again provide us with a beautiful setting to meet and discuss the next challenges and opportunities of sustainable building.
Sustainable renovation of existing building stock
Examples of sustainable modernizations and refurbishments of existing buildings and districts, modular retrofitting solutions
Industrial heritage regeneration
Industrial heritage in urban context, adaptive reuse, industrial heritage tourism, regeneration initializing activities
Sustainable urban development
Urban regeneration and development strategies, spatial planning tools and methods
Building design process
Design strategies for energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings, design optimization tools, examples of utilisation of integrated design
Materials and technologies for sustainable buildings
Low-tech and high-tech materials, sustainable production and use of building materials, integration of new technologies improving sustainability of buildings
Decision-support tools and assessment methods
Building sustainability assessment methods, benchmarking and regional aspects, social, economic and environmental indicators of built environment, life cycle costing
Sustainable building in education
Implementation of sustainable building principles into curricula at various levels, lifetime education, public awareness and dissemination