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Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Date: 2-4 July 2019



Prague SBE 19

Central Europe towards Sustainable Building Prague 2019 (CESB19) event will be a part of 2019 international Sustainable Built Environment conference series convened under auspices of the four international organizations: iiSBE, CIB, UNEP-SBCI, FIDIC and the Global Alliance for Building and Construction.

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

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 strategie

Important dates:

  • 31 May 2018 – Extended abstracts submission
  • 15 September 2018 – Acceptance notification
  • 1 November 2018 – Full papers submission
  • 15 February 2019 – Results of full papers’ review process
  • 15 March 2019 – Implementation of reviewers’ comments into full papers
  • 1 April 2019 – Presenting author’s registration for regular fee


More information is available at

See you in Prague!