ABSTRACT

Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow collects the contributions presented at the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Buildings and Structures (Suzhou, China, 25-27 October 2019). The papers aim at sharing the state-of-the-art on sustainable approaches to engineering design and construction, and cover a wide range of topics:

Sustainable Construction Materials
Sustainable Design in Built Environment
Green and Low Carbon Buildings
Smart Construction and Construction Management

Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow will be of interest to academics, professionals, industry representatives and local government officials involved in civil engineering, architecture, urban planning, structural engineering, construction management and other relate fields.

part |2 pages

Keynote lectures

part |2 pages

Invited lectures

part |2 pages

Sustainable construction materials

chapter |7 pages

Roles of nano-silica and micro-silica in durability of concrete

ByL.G. Li, J.Y. Zheng, A.K.H. Kwan

chapter |4 pages

Recycled aggregate from wet mix concrete

ByD.W. Law, C. Gunasekara, S. Setunge, M. Hogan, D. Thomas

chapter |6 pages

Overview of the influence of internal curing in recycled aggregate concrete

ByB.F.N. Rahmasari, Y. Yu, J. Yang

chapter |7 pages

Sustainability analysis of functionally graded concrete produced with fibres and recycled aggregates

ByR. Chan, T. Hu, X. Liu, I. Galobardes, Charles K.S. Moy, J.L. Hao, K. Krabbenhoft

chapter |6 pages

Effects of particle morphology on the macroscopic behaviour of ellipsoids: A discrete element investigation

ByS.P.K. Kodicherla, G. Gong, L. Fan, Charles K.S. Moy

chapter |8 pages

Development of optimized waste-containing concrete

ByJ. He, G. Gong

chapter |6 pages

Improving properties of recycled coarse aggregate (RCA) by biomineralization method

ByZ.W. Liu, C.S. Chin, J. Xia, V. Achal

chapter |7 pages

Using travertine as pervious pavements to control urban-flooding and storm water quality

ByH.R. Rahimi, X. Tang, P.K. Singh, S. Rahimi

chapter |7 pages

Effect of basalt fibre addition to cementitious mortar at ambient and elevated temperatures

ByN. Revanna, Charles K.S. Moy, T.D. Krevaikas, C.S. Chin, S. Jones

part |2 pages

Sustainable design in built environment

chapter |7 pages

Investigation of efficient self-powered sensors for vibrations in building floors

ByL. Di Sarno, T.E. Dada, A. Mannis, F.A. Fazzolari, P. Paoletti

chapter |7 pages

A comparative study of concrete filled steel tubes using FEM & DEM

ByM. Zhu, G. Gong

chapter |7 pages

Optimization of neutral section location on high-speed railways with consideration of train operations

ByR. Miao, C. Wu, S. Lu, F. Xue, Z. Tian, S. Hillmansen

chapter |7 pages

Investigation on mechanical characterizations of metal-coated lattice structure

ByX. Wang, F. Yuan, M. Chen, J. He, P. Wang, Y. Yu, J. Li

part |2 pages

Green and low carbon buildings

chapter |6 pages

Semantic enrichment of city information models with LiDAR-based rooftop albedo

ByF. Xue, W. Lu, T. Tan, K. Chen

chapter |7 pages

Effect of fiber type on mechanical properties of magnesium phosphate cements

ByT. Geng, Z.Q. Jiang, J. Li, L.W. Zhang

chapter |7 pages

BIM model for evaluating green building through its life cycle

ByX. Liu, L. Lin, Y. Gao

chapter |8 pages

BEAM upgrade and cost premium for green building development

ByH. Wang, W. Tang, X. Zhang

chapter |7 pages

Intelligent design of climate responsive skin in modern buildings

ByJ.Y. Ying, Z. Zhuang

part |6 pages

Smart construction and construction management

chapter |6 pages

Design for construction waste management

ByJ. Xu, W. Lu

chapter |5 pages

Construction waste cross jurisdictional trade under PESTEL context

ByZ. Bao, W. Lu, B. Chi, C.S. Chin, J. Hao

chapter |6 pages

Challenges of off-site construction: A critical review

ByL. Hou, Y.T. Tan

chapter |6 pages

Real-time 3D reconstruction using SLAM for building construction

ByT. Qian, C. Zhang

chapter |10 pages

Social impact assessment for sponge city PPPs: Framework and indicators

ByJ. Guo, W. Li, J. Yuan

chapter |5 pages

Financial subsidies to further construction waste resources utilization through a game theory model

ByS.H. Chen, J.L. Hao, B.Q. Cheng, C.M. Herr, J.J. Wang, J. Xu

chapter |6 pages

Lean construction application: A case study in Suzhou, China

ByW. Xing, J. Hao, D. Wu, L. Qian, K.S. Sikora

chapter |6 pages

Application of an intelligent safety helmet to construction site safety management

ByX. Zhang, M. Zhou, L. Dai, K. Zhou

chapter |7 pages

Enlightenment of the construction of zero waste city in Singapore to China

ByJ.F. Zhu, T.B. Yang, S.H. Chen, Z.H.L. Huang, J.L. Hao, B.P. Jose, B.Q. Cheng