2013 International Conference on Sustainable Building Restoration and Revitalisation, Sept. 25-28, Shanghai
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25th to 28th September 2013
Shanghai , China

Conference Handout and afterward publication:
The papers will be collected into WTA-Publications: WTA German Papers (ISBN) and get publicized. Editor: Leimer H.-P., Dai Shibing 戴仕炳

Conference website:

Tongji University – Shanghai, China
HAWK Hildesheim - University of Applied Sciences and Arts - Germany UNESCO WHITRAP (Shanghai)
WTA-International - International Association for Science and Technology of Building Maintenance and Monument Preservation
Key Lab of Ecology and Energy Saving in High-density Human Settlements (Tongji University)

Co-Organizer: Conservation & Management Centre of Historic Buildings, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province
Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute

Venue: Tongji University Shanghai - China
1239 Siping Road, Shanghai, P.R. China


Following the successful conference in 2008, we will hold the second session of the conference in Shanghai.  We hereby invite experts and scholars in related fields to attend this conference and submit papers. During the International conference, there will be special training courses on historic building restoration.


The conference aims to promote research and application of the outcomes in the fields of historic building conservation, renovation and revitalisation at home and abroad by doing summary and reviews of experiences, to accelerate the application of novelty know how and innovative techniques to the management, renovation, utilization and maintenance of historic buildings as well as to strengthen in-depth dialogues and exchanges between professionals and practitioners.


Target groups
Members of International Association for Science and Technology, research institutes, universities, government, engineers, architects, historical building preservation institutions, construction units, engineering companies, enterprises and associations.


Presentation at the conference
It is possible, that an author give a 20min speech at the conference without sending a paper in written form. A short abstract and a ppt are required. (Deadlines: abstract before 1st of July; ppt before 1st September 2013). 


Presentations: Chinese and English / simultaneous translation
Training Courses and Excursion: Chinese and/or English

No. Name Content Language Download
1 Conference_2013_Shanghai_CallforPapers_final.doc|Invitation_Conference_Sustainable Building Restoration_20130703.pdf Conference information and application form English
2 Registration.doc|Registration.doc Registration form English
3 Hotel recommended.pdf Hotel recommended English
4 杭州日程 20130812.pdf|杭州日程 20130905.pdf Schedule in Hangzhou (Sept. 27-28) English
5 programme_draft final 20130906.pdf|programme_draft final 20130906.pdf|programme_draft final 20130910.pdf|Brief Summary 20130917.pdf|programme_draft final 20130917.pdf|programme_draft final 20130924.pdf|programme_draft final 20130924.pdf Programme updated on Sept. 24 English
6 participant list 20130913.pdf participants list English
7 摘要.pdf Abstract English
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