SB13 Southern Africa: Creating a resilient and regenerative built environment

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Central University of Technology (CUT); Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB); Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA); Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU); University of Pretoria (UP)
Date:
15-16 Oct 2013
Location:
South Africa (Cape Town)
Venue:
Cape Town Convention Centre, Coen Steytler Avenue

Objective

The Objective of the conference is to reflect the evolution of the approach to sustainable development in the face of growing concerns about the need for adaptation to climate change and compromised ecosystem services. These concerns are of particular relevance to Sub-Saharan Africa, a region that will bear the brunt of coming environmental challenges while still struggling to meet demands for an improved standard of living.

Topics

  1. Adaptation to Climate Change
  2. Building urban resilience
  3. Regenerative design and development
  4. Overcoming the barrier


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How to register

For more information please email to Dr Fidelis Emuze


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, Urban Risk & Planning, Social Impacts & Resilience
Countries:
South Africa
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