SASBE2012 is the fourth edition of this global conference, being the previous editions organized in Australia (2003), China (2006) and The Netherlands (2009). At global level, organization is hosted by CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction) Work Comission 116, which shares the conference name. The Brazilian edition is a collaboration between UNICAMP and UFES, chaired by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vanessa Gomes (UNICAMP, CIB, iiSBE) and will be held between June 28th – 29th, 2012. Side activities will be held on June 27th and 30th, including workshops and technical tour, according to availability and demand. Please visit regularly to follow program evolution up.
SASBE2012 takes on the batten from previous events and moves forward from sustainable development theories to professional practice with tangible outcomes, particularly in emerging economies contexts. In the past decade, strong efforts in developing countries have focused on leveling the playing field, on envisioning a more sustainable future, and on exploring management and innovation for sustainable building. SASBE2012 also takes in the challenge of helping to instrument such transition.