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International Conference on Sustainable Building Restoration and Revitalisation-2013 Successfully Held in Shanghai
From:WHITRAP Shanghai   PublishDate:2013-09-30  Hits:1687

From September 25th to 28th, the International Conference on Sustainable Building Restoration and Revitalisation-2013 was held in Shanghai. The conference was organised by Tongji University, University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Hildesheim HAWK), International Association for Science and Technology of Building Maintenance and Monument Preservation (WTA International), WHITRAP Shanghai, Key Lab of Ecology and Energy Saving in High-density Human Settlements (Tongji University) and was co-hosted by Conservation and Management Centre of Historic Buildings (Hangzhou) and Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute. Mr. Jiang WU, the vice-president of Tongji University, gave a speech in the opening ceremony.

The conference comprises lectures, training and site visit, which attracted more than 60 experts, scholars, engineers and architects from China, the Philippines, Germany, Hungary, Mauritius, Singapore and the USA. The participants introduced and shared experiences in the restoration and revitalisation of historic buildings of different countries in terms of the theoretical research, design and planning and application in practice.


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