6th International Virtual Conference-Workshop on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design 

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Theme: ‘Reviving the Spirit of Cities’

A joint conference with 5th Virtual International Conference on Engineering, Innovation and Technology

Date: 22 to 24 Sept 2020 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic 

Venue: Webex Virtual Conference/Webinar


COVID-19, civil wars, currency crisis and political instability around the world cause uncertainty to our global economy which creates haywire to the direction of sustainability and cities development. Unpredictable costs and prices of construction, energy, housing, property, services, management, planning and maintenance in the industry are among the significant factors which create this erratic condition. Due to this economic uncertainty, local government and private agencies are at high risk when they undertake investments in the construction industry. It is very risk when they finance new pre-plan cities, housing estates and buildings at the costs of building materials and labour services affected by floated currencies and unstable fuel price which cause fluctuated foreign-exchange market. One of the crucial study is to relook on our cities to understand the present and future action in efficient energy usage, cultural sustainability and economic vibrancy. Research activities in architecture and built environment’s sustainability regardless global economic and financial uncertainty are necessary to foster environmental and social concern as the key element. It is thus the aim of this conference to provide a platform for discussion of the new ideas, potential solutions, methodology, technology, social issues and critical discourse in responding our present global condition.


The objectives of the conference are to give an opportunity to academicians, researchers, and industrial players from various fields and affiliations for sharing discussion, methods and strategies on the development, construction and progress the spirit of the cities throughout the globe, creating  towards livable built environments. Discussion of the relevant topics as the followings:

  1. Architecture (AR)
  2. Artificial intelligent (AI)
  3. Built Environment (BE)
  4. Conservation (CO)
  5. Engineering and technology (ET)
  6. Heritage Study (HS)
  7. Humanities (HU)
  8. Materials (MA)
  9. Resource Management (RM)
  10. Transportation (TR)
  11. Urban Planning (UP)
  12. Smart Cities (SC)
  13. Interior Design (ID)
  14. Other related topics


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