Sustainable Building International Conference tackles Bohol earthquake and typhoon Yolanda
Damage assessment reports and possible rehabilitation strategies for areas that have been damaged by the Bohol earthquake and super typhoon Yolanda will be presented by experts from the academe and the industry on Monday, Nov 25.
25-27 November 2013
Richmonde Hotel, Eastwood City Libis, Quezon, City Philippines
Damage assessment reports and possible rehabilitation strategies for areas that have been damaged by the Bohol earthquake and super typhoon Yolanda will be presented by experts from the academe and the industry on Monday, November 25, during the opening day of the Sustainable Building International Conference 2013 (SB13 Manila) at the Richmonde Hotel in Eastwood City in Libis, Quezon City. The experts will discuss the structural condition of public structures in Bohol, heritage restoration planning, sustainable coastal protection program, and recycling of debris from large-scale disasters.
The invited reports are among the presentations lined up during the three-day Conference that focuses on green and sustainable buildings and infrastructure. Sustainability principle has been proven to be most beneficial for disaster-prone areas, especially as a rebuilding strategy. Aiming for strength, resilience and sustainability, the Conference presentations will tackle: 1) Sustainable Buildings Infrastructures and Communities, 2) Energy Efficiency and New Sources of Energy, 3) Water Efficiency and Management, 4) Materials and Resources, 5) Disaster Risk Management and Business Continuity Planning, and 6) Governance and Regulation.
SB13 Manila is co-hosted by the University of the Philippines Diliman, the Mapua Institute of Technology, and the Confederation of Filipino Consulting Organizations of the Philippines (COFILCO). The conference brings together international and local practitioners and experts from private, government and academic sectors, specifically from the fields of engineering, architecture, urban planning, real estate, and construction, and other professionals and enthusiasts interested in green and sustainable built environment.
For more details about the Conference Programme and registration please visit sb13manila.mapua.edu.ph. Delegates may also contact the SB13 Secretariat through email address [email protected].