YRSB13 - iiSBE Forum of Young Researchers in Sustainable Building 2013

Date and venue

25 – 26 June 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague


Bringing young researchers in sustainable building together to share research outcomes, discuss and get feedback from their colleagues.


The iiSBE Academic and Research forum decided that every year a PhD conference will be organized focusing on actual research development in the field of sustainable building. The first event will take place next year in Prague, prior to CESB13 conference in June. Please find the preliminary information below and follow the progress of preparations at www.iisbe.org/yrsb.


  • Sustainable refurbishment
    Refurbishment of existing buildings, sensitive regeneration of cultural and industrial heritage
  • Sustainable spatial planning
    Planning of land use, urban areas, regions, infrastructure and social-economic aspects
  • Low-tech and high-tech solutions for buildings
    Use and production of renewable, recycled and secondary materials, high-performance materials
  • Building design and operation
    Integrated design process and optimization tools, energy efficient buildings, indoor environment
  • Life cycle sustainability assessment of buildings
    LCA of materials and buildings, data sources, regional specifics

Call for papers

A Scientific Committee will review one-page structured abstracts. Full papers will be peer-reviewed by the participants themselves by topics. Abstracts will be included in the book of abstracts and full papers will be available in PDF for download at YRSB13 website.

Call for papers

The Forum will start with the keynote speakers a day prior to CESB13 conference (25 June 2013). The rest will be filled with presentations of young researchers (12 mins + discussion). The participants will have a free access to CESB13 opening and key notes next day.

Abstract submission is open here (registration account together with CESB13 conference).

Organization and contact

The YRSB13 is organized by Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, under auspices of iiSBE A&R Forum. The Chair of Organizing Committee is Julie Hodková (julie.hodkova@fsv.cvut.cz). Scientific committee members will be members of iiSBE A&R Forum and other invited experts. For detailed information stay tuned to this website.

iiSBE_Young_researchers_forum_03.pdf261.84 KB