International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment (SDBE 2017): 20 - 21 Dec 2017, The Crystal, London

The International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment (SDBE) will be held in The Crystal, London, UK on 20th and 21st December 2017.

The SDBE conference is a unique opportunity for academics, researchers, architects, urban designers, engineers, building consultants and professionals to meet and share the latest knowledge, research and innovations on low carbon building design, building performance, simulation tools and energy efficient building related technologies. The conference focuses on sustainable design, building energy performance, sustainable planning of neighbourhoods and cities emphasizing a balanced approach to environmental, socio-economic and technical aspects of sustainability. The conference will form a platform to demonstrate state-of-the-art strategies and best practice across the world for integrating sustainable development approaches in the built environment.

Papers submitted and presented at SDBE will be published in the conference proceedings (with a unique ISBN).

Extended conference papers will be invited for publication in

a special issue of Sustainable Cities and Societies journal or a special issue of Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Philip Jones, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University

Prof. Steve Sharples, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool

Prof. Rajat Gupta, School of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University

Key Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 31st July 2017

Notification of acceptance: 14th August 2017

Full paper submission deadline: 2nd Oct 2017

Notification of acceptance: 23rd Oct 2017

Deadline for full paper submission: 20th Nov 2017

Free conference registration for selected papers funded by the British Council: 30th Nov 2017


Submissions to be made via:

For inquiries please contact:

Main contact:

Dr. Heba E. Elsharkawy


Senior Lecturer in Architecture