Call for Paper - The 5th China Urban Housing Conference, Hong Kong,
24-26 November, 2005

On behalf of the 5th China Urban Housing Conference Organizing
Committee, I would like to invite you to participate in the captioned
conference, which will be held on November 24-26, 2005, at the Chinese
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

The theme of the Conference is "Human Settlement and Housing
Development under Urbanization Process: Sustainable Development and
Energy Conservation". The Conference will invite scholars and experts
from diverse expertise and regions.

Key Topics of the Conference include:
1. Design and planning of sustainable urban / township housing
2. Sustainable planning for urban / township development and housing
settlement
3. Theories of sustainable urban / township housing development under
the urbanization process
4. Green architecture and its technologies, materials, and
constructions
5. Scientific index and evaluation system of housing performance
6. Urban / township housing development and its related social
concerns
7. Spatial and information technologies application in urban/township
housing planning and design

We aim to provide academic platform for the exchange of ideas, and
further investigate the development of future urban housing and the
impact to habitable environment.

Important Dates:
Deadline for Abstract Submission - 30 June, 2005
Notification of Acceptance - 15 August, 2005
Deadline for Full Paper Submission - 30 September, 2005
Conference Date - 24-26 November, 2005

The Organizers:
The Committee of Science & Technology, Ministry of Construction,
People Republic of China
The Center for Housing Innovations, the Chinese University of Hong
Kong

The Co-organizers:
The Housing Department, Government of H.K.S.A.R.
The China Academy of Urban Planning and Design
The Center for Housing Industrialization, Ministry of Construction,
P.R.C.

The Supporting Institutions:
The Architectural Society of China
The Urban Planning Society of China
The China Academy of Building Research
The China Architecture Design & Research Group
The China Building Energy Efficiency Association
The Planning Department, Government of H.K.S.A.R.
The Buildings Department, Government of H.K.S.A.R.
The Housing Bureau, Government of M.S.A.R.
The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
The Hong Kong Institute of Planners
The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong
Siraya Studio, Department of Architecture, the National Cheng Kung
University
Department of Civil Environmental Engineering, the University of Macau
Joint Laboratory for Geoinformation Science, the Chinese University of
Hong Kong

I would like you to consider the possibility of participating in the
Conference, submitting a paper in the area of your research interest.

For further information, please refer to our official website at
http://chi.arch.cuhk.edu.hk/chi2005/

We are looking forward to meeting you at the 5th China Urban Housing
Conference in Hong Kong.

Sincerely,
Prof. TSOU Jin-yeu
Chairman, 5th China Urban Housing Conference Organizing Committee
Department of Architecture, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Director, Center for Housing Innovations

-- YUEN Yuk Sing Center for Housing Innovations, Department of
Architecture , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong
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