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CESB19 continues the tradition of sustainable building conferences in the Central Europe. The CESB team has already organized four international conferences, in 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016.


CESB19 will be the fifth conference in a row held in Prague on the actual topic of sustainable building (more on previous CESB conferences here). The city of Prague will again provide a beautiful setting to meet and discuss the next challenges and opportunities of sustainable building. See you in Prague!

YRSB19 – iiSBE Forum of Young Researchers in Sustainable Building takes place the 1st of July CESB19 from 2nd to 4th of July.


The main conference topics are:

-Buildings and climate change
Design strategies for energy efficient and climate-friendly buildings, design optimization tools, integrated design approach, best practice case studies

-Innovative use of materials and products in sustainable buildings
High-tech advanced and natural-based materials, sustainable production, and use of building materials

-Systems for energy efficient and energy positive buildings 
Integration of advanced and alternative technologies improving sustainability of buildings

-Decision-support tools and assessment methods for sustainable built environment
Building sustainability assessment methods, benchmarking and regional aspects, social, economic and environmental indicators of built environment, life cycle costing

-Sustainable retrofitting of existing buildings
Examples of sustainable modernizations and refurbishments of existing buildings and districts, innovative retrofitting solutions, prefabrication in retrofitting of existing buildings

-Sustainable urban development
Urban regeneration strategies and spatial planning practices responding to climate change, new technologies and local communities

-Industrial heritage regeneration
Economically and environmentally effective adaptive reuse strategies, industrial heritage in context of urban regeneration, temporary reuse and regeneration initializing activities

-Policy and public awareness
Dissemination of good practice, life-long education, public awareness, national and regional strategies.

iiSBE, CIB, UNEP-SBCI, FIDIC and the Global Alliance for Building and Construction
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