Provisional list of papers accepted for SAUD 2010:



Abdou Saliha & Bellara Louafi Samira. Shading Effect On Outdoor Thermal And Visual Comfort,.Laboratory Abe University Mentouri Constantine Algeria, Algeria

Abdul Ghani Salleh & Nurwati Badarulzaman. Quality of Life of Residents in Urban Neighbourhoods of Penang, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Abdul Rehman. Water and urban Design: A challenge for comprehensive water conservation in Pakistan, University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, Pakistan

Aboulfetouh Shalaby. Traditional Urban Process of the Middle East: Lessons in Sustainability, Cairo University, Egypt

Ahmed Hamza. Urban Responsibility In The Context Of Environmental Changes In The Arab Region, Alexandria University, Egypt

Ahmed Mohamed Amin. Productive urban landscape: appropriating forces and criteria, Faculty of Engineering - Cairo University, Egypt

Aisha Almansuri, David Dowdle & Steve Curwell. The Use of Sustainable Architecture Principles in Designing a Dwelling Unit in Tripoli- Libya, University of Salford, UK

Alan Derbyshire. Do Architects Draw Trees? - Shifting the Perception of Urban Landscape Form, University of Central Lancashire, U.K.

Alessandra Oppio, Stefano Capolongo, Alessio Battistella & Maddalena Buffoli. Assessing Sustainability of Cities and Districts for Healthy Communities, Politecnico of Milano/Italy & Università degli Studi di Pavia/Italy

Alexander Pearson, Joseph Thurrott & Neil Burford. Between Country and Town: New Concepts in Sustainable Rural Housing, University of Dundee, UK

Alireza Bozorgi & James R Jones. What Else Do Design Professionals Need to Know About Sustainability Investment: A New Assessment Process for Considering Uncertainty in the Valuation of Sustainable Buildings, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Aliyu Salisu Barau. Integrating Islamic Models of Sustainability in Urban Spatial Planning and Management, Federal College of Education, Kano, Nigeria

Amal Balila & Akram Elkhalifa. Appropriate Technology for Housing in Sudan: Evaluation of Selected Innovative Building Materials and Technologies, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Amir Aslan Fila & Sina Shahab. The Role of Recreational Spaces as a Tool to Achieve Collaborative Planning Goals: A case study of Bandar Abbas city in southern Iran, University of Tehran, Iran

Amreen Shajahan. A Sustainable Architectural Solution Pertaining River Dynamics, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology [BUET], Bangladesh

Andre Bontemps & Laurent Royon. Technologies using Phase Change Materials (PCM) for building passive cooling., Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble/France & Université Denis Diderot, Paris/France

Aziza Chaouni & Liat Margolis. Water Infrastructure and Innovative Technologies in Arid Climates, University of Toronto, Canada

Bahman Adibzadeh & Amir Hossein Hajrasouliha. The Role of Natural Patterns in Sustainable Development, Shahid Beheshti University/Iran & Univrsity of Tehran/Iran

Barak Yaryan & Ulrike Heine. Natural Ventilation Techniques for the Climate of Upstate South Carolina, Clemson University, USA

Britt Sørlie. The Village Building,  Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Carlos Bello, Andrew Alcorn & Laila Hamed Abidi.  Ancient Adobe for Modern Sustainability: Solutions From and For Ghadames, Ministry of Local Administration/Syria, Victoria University of Wellington/New Zealand & Ain Shams University/Egypt

Carole Levesque.  Towards an Ecology of Desire: the Charles Hostler Student Center, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Catherine Semidor, Belal Abdelatia & Christian Marenne.  Strategies To Enhance Visual Comfort In Classrooms By Using Natural Daylight: Case Study Of Prototype Classrooms In Libya. Bordeaux University and Grecau Laboratory At Ensap- Bordeaux/France & Ensap-Nantes/France

Chris Hay. Todmorden - a Case Study in Sustainablity, University of Lincoln, UK


Constance Bodurow & Jordan Martin. Convergence of Intensity [Ci] or how to purposely shrink a City, Lawrence Technological University, USA

Corina Filipescu. Planning for Sustainability: Local versus National Ecotourism Initiatives in Romania, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Cristina Pallini & Vincenzo Donato. Projects for Accessibility and “Sustainable” Planning. Alexandria (Egypt), a Case Study, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Dalia Taha & Gasser Gamil. Decoding the DNA of Places,Towards Exploring a Deeper Layer of Urban Sustainability, October 6 University/Egypt & Misr International University/ Egypt

Dalia Wahdan. Governance by Criminalization: Urban Land-use and Passenger Transport in a Cairo Suburb, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Dhini Dewiyanti Tanarto. Sustainable Living Community in Urban Kampung . Case Study: Kampung Sekeloa, Bandung, Indonesia, Indonesia Computer University, Indonesia

Dhini Dewiyanti Tantarto. Sustainable Living Community in Urban Kampung . Case Study: Kampung Sekeloa, Bandung, Indonesia., Indonesia Computer University (UNIKOM) Bandung, Indonesia

Dirk Donath & Martin schroeter. Design, paper panels and hope, Addis Ababa University/Ethiopia & consido ag/Switzerland

Edgar Stach & Chesley Hutchison. Global Ideas Local Values The Global Studio- Transcending Political Boundaries in Education, The University of Tennessee, College of Architecture and Design, USA

Edgar Stach, James Rose, Amy Howard, Neil Parrish & Alan Reece. Sustainable Design-Build as a Teaching Tool, The University of Tennessee, College of Architecture and Design, USA

Egbert Stolk & Akkelies van Nes. Degrees of sustainable locations of railways stations, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

El Hadi Bouguerra, Abdelkader Hamid & Noureddine Retiel. Energy Conservation in Buildings with Phase Change Materials in Mediterranean’s Climates, Saad Dahleb University/Algeria & University of Mostaganem/Algeria

Elena Bellu, Giovanni Issini, Fausto Pugnaloni & Charnnarong Srisuwan. Enhancing urban quality through natural architecture and cooperative design. The case study of Chiang Mai, Thailand., Polytechnic University of Marche/Italy & Chiang Mai University/Thailand

Elena Rastei. The Low-Carbon Strategy of Eco-Renovation Applied to the Household Sector:The Eco-Home. A Case Study, EcoVision SRL, Romania

Eleni Alexandrou. Thermal comfort in the vernacular structures of the traditional settlements of Pelion- Greece., National Technical University of Athens Ntua, Greece., Greece

Eliana Baglioni, Sustainable Vernacular Architecture: The Case Of The Drâa Valley Ksur (Morocco) And The Contemporary Housing Problem., Italy

Ettore Maria Mazzola. Proposal for a “new” sustainable urbanism of Mediterranean Basin, the University of Notre Dame School Of Architecture Rome Studies, Italy

Fabio Casiroli. khronopolis - accessible city, feasible city, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy

Faida Salim. Cultural Sustainability, Identity and Belonging, University of Baghdad, Iraq

Fakhri Bukhari, John Frazer & Robin Drogemuller. Using Evolutionary Algorithms to Support Sustainable Building Design, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Fatima M. Al-Nammari. Towards Sustainable Development in Historic City Centres: An Integrated Approach, UNRWA, Jordan

Fernanda Moscarelli & Fadila Kettaf. Understanding public space concepts as key element of urban sustainability, Université paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France

Florian Wiedmann. Present and future of Post-oil urbanism - The challenge of balanced urban growth in the Gulf, Albert Speer & Partner GmbH, Germany

Franca Miani. Cultural landscape and local identity for a sustainable urban development in the Italian Historical cities, University of Parma, Italy

Francesca Abastante, Sara Asunis, Marta Bottero, Salvatore Greco & Isabella M. Lami. The Dominance-based Rough Set Approach (DRSA) for sustainability assessment: the evaluation of alternative transport links between two Italian cities, Politecnico di Torino/Italy & University of Catania/Italy

Francisco Serdoura & Helena Almeida. Urban Regeneration Challenge: the case of Avenidas Novas district in Lisbon, Faculdade de Arquitectura / Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal

Francisco Serdoura, Graça Moreira & Helena Almeida. Sustainable Tourism Development around Alqueva Lake, in Portugal, Faculdade de Arquitectura / Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal.

Gabriel Tang. Masdar - The Sustainable Desert City: A Theoretical Mirage or A Realistic Possibility?, Sheffield Hallam University, England

Gaurav Sarin. Sustainable Urban Design – the bigger picture, TheStudio Orange, UK

Gerhard Bosman, Petria Smit & Das Steyn. Changing Attitudes for Sustainable Earth Architecture, University Free State, South Africa

Ghada farouk Hassan. Participatory Planning Experiences in Egyptian Cities: Pragmatic Approach towards Sustainability, Ain Shams University, Egypt

Giselle Dziura, Daniela Tahira & Mariana Colino. The [multi] interfunctional architecture in Curitiba, Brazil: Urban Planning for Sustainability, Positivo University/Brazil, Institute for Research and Urban Planning of Curitiba/Brazil

Gordon Hudson, David Greenwood & Zaid Alwan. The Development of Environmental Labeling of Buildings: a case study of Sustainability Applications in the UK, Iceland and Egypt, Newcastle-upon-Tyne /UK & Northumbria University/UK

Hafiz Amirrol, Komang Tria Prabawati. & Achmad Tardiyana. Convolution Dwelling System as Alternative Solution for Housing Issues in Urban Area of Bandung, Indonesia, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Hamed Niroumand. Performance of Mud Bricks with Shred Tires as Sustainable Construction Materials, University Science Malaysia, Malaysia

Hamida Aburounia. The Internal Layout Design of Social Housing in Libya: A Cultural Value Perspective, Al-Fatah University, Libya

Hamida Bencheikh. Experimental Studies of a Passive Cooling Roof In Hot Arid Areas, university of laghouat departement of architecture, Algeria

Hans Rosenlund, Tareq Emtairah & Florentine Visser. Building Green in Jordan? Performance Evaluation of the Aqaba Residential Energy Efficiency Pilot Project (AREE), CEC Design/Sweden, Lund University/Sweden & Architect/Jordan

Heba Allah Khalil. New Urbanism, Smart Growth and Informal Areas: A Quest for Sustainability, Cairo University, Egypt

Hisham kadi. Advancing Architecture Ecologies

Hisham Moustafa, Husam AlWaer & Tamer Gado. The Complexity of the City, Sustainable Cities Possible or an Impossible: A Critical Review, University of Dundee, UK

Hisham Moustafa, Husam AlWaer & Tamer Gado. The Complexity of the City, Sustainable Cities Possible or an Impossible: A Critical Review. Between Country and Town: New Concepts in Sustainable Rural Housing, University of Dundee, UK

Ieming Zhu. Development of Sustainable Urban Forms for High-density Low-income Asian Countries: the Case of Vietnam, Naional University of Singapore, Singapore

Islam Abohela, Neveen Hamza & Steven Dudek. Integration of Wind Turbines in the Built Form and Environment, Newcastle University, UK

Jacob Voorthuis & Cyrille Gijbels. A Fair Accord: Cradle to Cradle as a Design Theory Measured against John Rawls’ Theory of Justice and Immanuel Kant’s Categorical Imperative, University of Technology, The Netherlands

Jamie Halsall & Ian Cook. The Environmental Impact of China’s Rapid Urbanisation: A Case Study of Beijing, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Jamie Mackee, Steffen Lehmann & Wenli Dong. A Holistic Approach for Evaluating Sustainable Development: exploring indigenous approaches in China, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Jeff Risom & Maria Sisternas. Revisiting London’s first Garden Cities: failed utopian vision or a sustainable 21st century model?, Gehl Architects/Denmark & London School of Economics / MedCités/Spain

Jennifer Flores & Sedef Doganer. Reducing Urban Sprawl and Revitalizing Historic Downtown San Antonio, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Jerry Kolo. Beyond Colors: Sustainability Pentagon as a Proposed Integrative Framework for Sustainable Development Implementation, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Jit Kumar Gupta. Promoting Sustainable Cities - Suggestive Approach For Evolving Energy Efficient Design Of Urban Settlements, College Of Architecture, I.E.T, Bhaddal, District Ropar, Punjab, India

John Chapman. Investigating the Use of Softwood Poles for ‘Massive’ Elements in Timber Commercial Buildings., University of Auckland, New Zealand

John Ebohon & Huda EL Megeirhi. Sustainable Development and Planning: related issues to tourism development in Libya, De Montfort University, UK

Jorge Ribeiro & Ingride Beltrão Coelho. Evaluation of thermo-energetic performance of a hotel in Lisbon, with methodological basis in the new Portuguese legislation, Technical University of Lisbon/Portugal & Bio-Etiqueta/Portugal

Juha Kääriä & Aaro Söderlund. Case Floating EcoCity Tianjin China, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland

Kam Shing Leung & Koen Steemers. Urban Geometry, Indoor Thermal Comfort and Cooling Load - An Empirical Study on High-Density Tropical Housing, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Karsten Schlesier & Herbert Schmitz. Loam building techniques and typologies in the urban planning context, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Latifa Mohamed Wafa. Urban Sustainability and the Move to Low Carbon Development: Developing a Strategy for a High Performance City, El Fateh University, Libya

Laura Calcagnini, Donatella Scatena & Stefano Aragona. Air, sun, water and land for a new urban district: the context draws the project, University of Rome La Sapienza/Italy & University Mediterranean of Reggio Calabria/Italy

Lea Petrovic. Functional - structural Transformation of Eastern Coastal Zone of Lisbon induced by EXPO’98, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Lilia Makhloufi. Inhabitants/Authorities: a Sustainable Housing at Stake, University Of Jijel, Algeria

Loredana Ficarelli. The domestic architecture in Egypt between past and present: the passive cooling in traditional construction., Politecnico di Bari, Italy

Luca D'Acci & Patrizia Lombardi. MuSiC - A new Multi-scalar index for evaluating Sustainability in Cities, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Luca Rossato, Marcello Balzani & Cristina Vanucci. Sustainable architecture standards’ implementation in Europe. The International Prize for Sustainable Architecture, University of Ferrara, Italy

Mady Mohamed. Traditional Ways of Dealing with Climate in Egypt, Zagazig University, Egypt

Magdy M. El-Bastawisy. Sustainable Tourism Framework For Integrated Regional Conservation Of Protected Areas, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, Umm Al-Qurra University, Saudi Arabia

Mamdouh Sakr. Learning Lessons from Matmata, The Prince's School of Traditional Arts, Egypt

Maria Elena Corrado. Compatibility between solar energies and cultural heritage: possibilities and perspectives, University Sapienza of Rome, Italy

Maria Gabriella trovato. Daily identity and refused landscapes, Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italia

Mariam Karrar. Donkey Carts of Karachi: Mapping an Alternative Network for a Mega City, NED University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

Marta Proietti Gaffi. Building Sustainable Societies to Build Sustainable Cities, Tu Delft, University Of Technology, Netherlands, Italy

Md Mohataz Hossain. Towards Sustainable Urban Environment: An Investigation On The Relationship Between Electrical Energy Consumption And Urban Morphology In Context Of Dhaka City, Bangladesh University Of Engineering And Technology, Bangladesh

Minou Gharehbaglou & Isa Hojat. Talking and Walking Sustainability with Children: A Review on the Role and Place of Children in Traditional Architecture of Iran, Tehran University, Iran

Mohamed Masoud Abudulla & Eslam Hamdy El-Ghonaimy. Compatibility of Landscape Architecture Designs in enhancing urban spaces of the universities’ campuses, Saudi Arabia, University of Dammam, SA, Saudi Arabia

Mousa Shakeri,  Hasan Taghvaei  & Mojgan Ghorbanzadeh. Pattern of Eco-park Designing,  Bojnord University/iran & Beheshty University/Iran &

Monica Rossi. Innovative façades: lightweight and thin systems with high inertia for the thermal comfort. Application in office buildings at Southern Europe, Università degli Studi di camerino Scuola di Architettura, Italy

Moohammed Wasim & Erik Johansson. Towards a climate-sensitive urban design - the need to modify current urban codes, Lund University,Sweden

Moohammed Wasim Yahia & Erik Johansson. Thermal comfort and outdoor urban spaces in hot dry summer: The city of Damascus in Syria, Lund University, Sweden

Morteza Monshizadeh, Maria Khosravi & Zuhairuse MD Darus. An Approach to Spatial Sustainability of City Regions, UKM (National University of Malaysia)/Iran & UKM (National University of Malaysia)/Malaysia

Moufida Boukhabla. impact de la morphologie urbaine sur l'augmentation de l'ilot de chaleur urbain, Université Mohamed Khidder Biskra, Algérie

Muhannad Albaqshi. Retrofitting Kuwait with Sustainable Mobility, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Muhannad Haj Hussein, Aline BARLET & Catherine Semidor. Courtyard concept: A sustainable strategy for the future housing buildings in Palestine. ENSAP Bordeaux, France

Muna Hanim Abdul Samad & Farah Diyana Azizan. Green Building Index : A Holistic Approach Towards Sustainable Malaysia, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Mustapha Madi. A Corporate Agenda to catch-up with Sustainability, Dar Al Handasah_dargroup, Lebanon

Myriam Ababsa. The Evolution of Upgrading Policies in Amman, Institut français du Proche-Orient (IFPO), French living in Jordan

Neil Burford, Joseph Thurrott & Alexander Pearson. Minimum Energy Maximum Space: High Density Urban Family Housing, University of Dundee, UK

Paola Boati & Patrizia Lombardi. The role of interpretative strategies for sustainable tourism, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Paul Guzzardo & Lorens Holm. The Cartographers Dilemma, MediaArts St. Louis/USA & University of Dundee/UK

Pauline Cotelle & Fernanda Moscarelli. The Rehabilitation of the Vernacular Architecture: A strategy for Landscape Development and the promotion of the Resilience of Sensitive Areas, Université Paul Valery, France

Pedro Garcia. The Philosophy of the Concept at Boavista – Portugal, Universidade Lusófona, Portugal

Phuong Ly, Janis Birkeland & Nur Demirbilek. Applying environmentally responsive characteristics of vernacular architecture to sustainable housing in Vietnam, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Pierre-Arnaud Barthel. First experiences of sustainable neighbourhoods in southern Mediterranean countries: reproducing the European model?, CEDEJ, Egypt

Pirooz Hanachi, Mohammad Taleghani, Susan Shannon & Peter Hind. Towards Sustainable Earthen Architecture, with Special Reference to Iran, University of Tehran/Iran, University of Adelaide/Australia & University of Nebraska- Lincoln/USA

Qazi Azizul Mowla. Integrating Urban Water-bodies with the City Fabric: An Exploration of Dhaka’s Context, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

Rasha Abubakr, Amal Balila & Akram Elkhalifa. Technology Transfer for Sustainable Housing in Sudan, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Rengin Beceren Ozturk, Arzu Ispalar Cahantimur & Aysen Ozturk. Urban Regeneration Process Of Eskisehir/Turkey In The Context Of Sustainable Development, Uludag University/Turkey & Osmangazi University/Turkey

Rhan See Chua & Atsushi Deguchi. Local Communities’ Perceptions Towards Impacts of Building Reuse in Old Residential Quarter of Melaka City, Kyushu University, Japan

Roberta Ingaramo & Angioletta Voghera. Project for Valorisation of the River, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Ronald Yearwood & Nicolò Fenu. ¬Sustaining Ethiopia, when Top-Down meets Bottom-Up, ETH Zurich/USA & ETH Zurich/Italy

Roshanak Razmkhah, Noor Rosly Hanif & Melasutra Md Dali. The Impact of Parks on Sustainable Urban Living: A survey on park use in Tehran, , Malaysia

Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmed & Muhammed Abdullah Al Sayem Khan. Sustainable Application of Solar Energy in Bangladesh Traditional Houses, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Ruzica Bogdanovic & Milica Maksimovic. Promotion of the Sustainable Urban Lifestyle, University of Belgrade/Serbia & Yugoslav Institute for Town Planning and Housing/Serbia

Samira Gaid. Sustainable Urban Development Practices in City Centre: Tentative Analysis of Projects in Progress in Oran, Algeria, Oran University of Sciences and Technology, Algeria

Sayem Khan, Rumana Rashid & Mohd. Hamdan bin Ahmad. The Green Building Design principle and Model for Bangladesh, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Sayem Khan, Rumana Rashid & Mohd. Hamdan bin Ahmad. The Sustainable Architecture of Traditional Bamboo houses in Bangladesh, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Sen Yuksel. Causes of the Formation of Local Architecture and Examining the Sustainability of Ancient Settling Texture of Antioch (Antakya) Within These Causes, University Of Dogus, Turkey

Sergio Mattia, Alessandra Oppio, Alessandra Pandolfi & Matteo Ghellere. A multidimensional and participatory approach to building performances assessment, Politecnico of Milano/Italy & CNR-ITC/Italy

Sila Durhan & Yekta Özgüven. A Bazaar Sustaining the Function for 400 Years: Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) of Istanbul, Dogus University/Turkey & Yildiz Technical University/Turkey

Silvia Giordano, Patrizia Lombardi & Roberto Pagani. EcoLogiS: a new tool for evaluating logistic settlement, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Sima Vaezeslami & Farshin Salehi. Sustainable Architecture in Healing Centers, Center for Technology Studies of Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Simone Medio. Photovoltaic at Battery Park City, New York, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

Siti Norzaini Zainal Abidin. Daylighting and occupant impact of large span roof and façade in the tropics - A case study of Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) main terminal building, International Islamic University, Malaysia, Malaysia

Stefano Morisi & Silvia Rossi. An integrated approach: ecological planning and the retrofitting of the built urban environment, SM+RT associates/Italy &

Suha Ozcan Afacan. Sustainability as an Overarching Design Principle in Airport Construction, Queens University Belfast, UK

Susan J. Wake & Chris Eames. Building learning in children: The 'real' sustainability for environmental architecture, Unitec Institute of Technology/New Zealand & University of Waikato/New Zealand

Tahmina Ahsan & Örjan Svane. Energy Efficient Design Features for Residential Buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh, KTH, The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Tanima Tabassum. Analyzing a Traditional Neighborhood Pattern of Old Dhaka: A Case of Tantibazaar, State University of Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Ulfet Ulbar, Liudmila Cazacova, Ahmet Murat Saymanlier, Ayse Erdelhun & Natalia Cazacova. Branding Lefke, European University of Lefke, North Cyprus

Ulrike Heine. Affordable Low Energy Architecture as an Equilibrium of Passive and Active Design Strategies, Clemson University School of Architecture, South Carolina, USA

Usama Elfiky. Cycling Around Delta Cities In Egypt: Applicable Cycling Program Within Kafr Elshiekh City, Kafr Elshiekh University, Egypt

Vasco Granadeiro & Duarte Cabral de Mello. Timelesstecnhology Designing in an Era of Scattered Knowledge, MIT-Portugal, Sustainable Energy Systems, TU Lisbon, Portugal

Vincent Buhagiar, Tonio Sant & Cornelia Tabone. Ground Cooling and Heating Potential in a Mediterranean Climate: An Evaluation of Temperature Extremes in Malta, University of Malta/Malta & Private/Malta.

Wadia Albarqawi. Are the Cities of God Sustainable?, The University of Sydney, Australia

Wael Bahlol. Smart Materials and Its Benefits in Modern Buildings, Misr University for Science & Technology, Egypt

Walid Moustafa. Eco- Tourism for Coastal Aria Development, Umm Alqura University, Saudia Arabia

Wolfgang Aichinger & Eva Reinbacher. Cycling Policy and Practice in Mega-cities. Rio de Janeiro and Cairo: A Case Study, Vienna Technical University/Austria & Ain Shams University Cairo/Egypt

Xenia Kokoula. Retrofitting Addis: Compromising Rapid Urban Growth and Sustainability, Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH-Zurich), Switzerland

Zhao Xu & Marta Bottero. Sustainability assessment of urban residential areas: an early warning analysis, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy.


Papers Accepted for Presentation

Abdel-moniem El-Shorbagy. Design with Nature: Windcatcher as a Paradigm of Natural Ventilation Device in Buildings, Effat University, Saudi Arabia

Abdulbaset Elfeturi, Lorens Holm & Michael Spens. The Role of Built Cultural Heritage in Achieving Sustainable Urban Form, University of Dundee, United Kingdom

Akbar Abdollahzadeh Taraf, Masoud Haghlesan & Arash Saghafi Asl. The role of pedestrian streets in sustainability of urban spaces Case Study :Tabriz Tarbiyat Street, Iran, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Iran, Iran

Ali Firouzi Monfared. Flexibility in Iranian architecture Case study: Developing flexibility of Goharshad mosque, University of Tehran, Iran

Ammar Dahlan & Mahmoud Eissa. The Impact of Day lighting in Classrooms on Student Performance, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Antonluca Di Paola. The Sustainability in The Arabs Cities: The Case Of Libya, University in Parma, Italy

Aryan Amirkhani & Hanie Okhovat. Improving the Indoor Environmental Quality as an approach to more sustainable buildings, University of Tarbiat Modares, Iran

Asma Guedria. The full paper, Ecole national d'architecture et d'urbanisme ENAU, Tunisia

Austin Stack. The Role of Passive Solar Thermal Design in Climate Change Mitigation through Energy Demand Reduction, AECOM Technology Corporation, United Arab Emirates

Austin Stack. The Role of Passive Thermal Design in Climate Change Mitigation, AECOM, United Arab Emirates

Bianca Bottero & Paolo Carli. Against An Orwell Scenario for Milan, Politecnico Di Milano, Italy

Bilge Isik. Restoration of earthen architecture in Cyprus, using Shot-Crete technology, Cyprus International University, Northern Cyprus

Bouba Benrachi & Samir Lezzar. Housing use between traditional Arab culture and changing lifestyles in Algeria, University Mentouri Constantine, Algeria

Cristina Giambruno, annapaola canevari & ahmed abu al haija. Eco-Tourism for Sustainability of Traditional Jordanian Centres - The Case of Dana Village, Politecnico di Milano, Italy/Italy & Philadelphia University – Jordan/Jordan

David Prichard & Tim Peake. Dead Sea Reserve – Concept Plan for the Region, Metropolitan Workshop, UK

Domenico Enrico Massimo. Designing and Estimating Integration of Insulation and Solar Cooling in Mediterranean Architecture, Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Italy

Dr Omar Abujenah & Dr Mariam Shibub. The Concept of Sustainable Architecture, Alfatteh University, Libya

Eray Bozkurt & Assoc.Dr. Özlem Erdogdu Erkarslan. Building Regulations And Standards In Turkey: A Path To Sustainable Future, Yasar University/Turkey & Izmir Institute Of Technology/Turkey

Farid Esmaeil. Xeritown - Sustainable Urbanism through Collaborative Design, X Architects, Dubai, UAE, UAE

Fathi Bashier. Green Architecture in Khartoum, Sharq al-Neel College, Khartoum, Sudan

Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco & Michael Burayidi. The Geothermal Option: University campus plans to cut its carbon footprint by half., Ball State University, USA

Guler Koca & Rana Karasozen. The Comparison of Turkish Traditional and Neo-Traditional Neighbourhoods, Anadolu University,Turkey

Hessam Ghamari & Maziar Asefi. Toward Sustainability by the Application of Intelligence Building Systems, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)/Iran & Tabriz Islamic Art University/Iran

Ingo Helmedag. Energy Efficiency and Architectural Education, German-Jordanian University, Jordan

Isabel González García & Eduardo De Santiago Rodriguez. Recycling the Landscape of Metropolitan Infrastructures: Linear Park in Rivas-Vaciamadrid., Escuela Superior de Arte y Arquitectura. Universidad Europea de Madrid/Spain.& Aljez Arquitectura SLP/Spain

Jaime J. Ferrer Forés. Courtyard archetypes: Environmental Approach in Architectural Education, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

Khalissa Hamel. Towards sustainable city in arid areas, University Mohamed Kheider. Biskra, Algeria

Liang Zhang & Yi Chen. Urban Acupuncture: A Methodology of Exploration of the Urban Sustainable Development, Tongji University, P.R.China

Masoomeh Molaee, Amir Rezvani & Golazin Eslamian. Approaches to Eco-Architecture in Iranian Traditional Housing in Different Climates, Tarbiat Modares University/Iran & Azad University/Iran

Mesut B. Ozdeniz & Farid MirmohammadSadeghi. Sustainable Solutions from Traditional Architecture of Hot-dry Regions, Eastern Mediterranean University/Gazimagusa, TRNC & Savannah College of art and design, USA

Mete Mutlu Balkis & Bilge Isik. Indoor Comfort of Cyprus Earthen Houses, Cyprus International University, Turkey

Mohammad Javad Maghsoodi Tilaki, Aldrin Abdullah & Massoomeh Hedayati Marzbali. The Effectiveness of Neighbourhood Stability in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Elements, University Science Malaysia, Malaysia

Mohsen Bayad. Sustainability in the built environment In Egypt, Alexandria University, Egypt

Morteza Monshizadeh, Maria Khosravi & Zuhairuse MD Darus. Design Principles for Sustainable Urban Housing in Islamic Traditional Cities, UKM (National University of Malaysia), Malaysia

mre Kishali. A Sustainable Approach to Historic Residential Buildings in Istanbul, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Mukul Chandra Bora. Sustainable Construction with People Participation, Dibrugarh Polytechnic, India

Neveen Hamza & Rose Gilroy. Energy saving measures in the built environment: an ageing population perspective, Newcastle University, UK

Nevzat Özer & Yasemen Say Özer. Securing the Sustainability of an Ancient City and Its Surroundings by Turning It into an Archaeological Park, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University/Turkey & Technical University/Turkey

Nezih R Aysel. Citrus Gardens of Bitez as a Potential Tool for Ecotourism (Bodrum, Turkey), Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey

Timothy Odeyale, Nicholas Temple & Behzad Sodagar. Sustainable Architecture and Food Production: Impact of Modernity on the Traditional Urban Form, University Of Lincoln, UK.

Rumana Rashid, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmad, Muhammed Abdullah Al Sayem Khan, Imran Amin, A.B.M. Mahbubul Malik. Alternative Energy Technology Towards Sustainable Energy Development At Poultry Farm In Bangladesh, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia\Malaysia & Ahsanullah University Of Science And Technology/ Bangladesh

Salim Thawaba. Sustainable Development and Individual Share in Urban Open Spaces, Birzeit University, Palestine

Sameh Monna & Gabriele Masera. Effects of office building envelope technologies and design strategies on comfort and energy consumption in arid climate, Polytechnic of Milan University, Italy

Sawsan El-Toukhy & Olfat Kesheik & Ehab Foda. Landscape Clean Technologies, High Istitute for Arhitecture, Egypt

Serge Salat, Françoise Labbé & Daphné Vialan. Sustainable Arabic Urban Design at neighborhood scale, a Morphological Approach, Director, CSTB Urban Morphology Laboratory/France, Architect, Urbanist/France & Researcher, CSTB Urban Morphology Laboratory/France

Shaden Awad. Exploring the Space Syntax Theory -towards a sustainable housing, Graz University of Technology, Austria

Sieber Jula-Kim. UNESCO = Walt Disney ?, TU Darmstadt, Germany

Stefano Aragona. Give the place a chance: Energy and space, University Mediterranean of Reggio Calabria, Italy

Steffen Lehmann. Emergent Urban Patterns for China: Sub-Centres of the Poly-Centric Network City, UNESCO Chair and University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Suzanne Frasier & Sanjit Roy. Experiencing Density: Observations of New Paradigms of Sustainability at the 2010 Varanasi Studio, Morgan State University, United States

Syed Muhammad Ali Tirmizi. Sustainable Building Design Strategies for Developing Countries: (Pakistan), National College of Arts (The University), Pakistan

Yasser Mansouri, Molood Jalalifar & Honey Fadaie. The Parameters of Creating Sustainable Traditional Dwellings in Arid Regions, University of Tehran, Iran/Iran & Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran/Iran

Zuhairuse Md Darus, Nura S. Mohamed & Nura Mohamed. Development Of Low Energy Housing: A Conceptual Appoach To Affordable Sustainable Design For Housing, University, Malaysia