World Conference of ACUUS: Underground Space Development-Opportunities and Challenges

The intent of the Conference is to focus on the new opportunities amid a re-focus on developing the urban underground space as part of sustainable development, and the many challenges and issues that planners, developers, and engineers face. This conference will be held from 7 to 9 November 2012 in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The main theme for ACUUS 2012 Singapore is “Underground Space Development – Opportunities and Challenges.”

World Conference of ACUUS Singapore

The intent is to focus on the new opportunities amid a re-focus on developing the urban underground space as part of sustainable development, and the many challenges and issues that planners, developers, and engineers face.

The conference will cover the following main topics:

  • Master planning
  • Architectural design for liveable underground space
  • Safety, health, and the environment
  • Legal framework and government policies
  • Reasons for going underground
  • Cost-benefit-analysis
  • Socio-economic issues
  • Site investigation and geo-planning
  • Geotechnical and rock engineering
  • Innovations and technology advancement
  • Research and support
  • Underground transport systems
  • Deep caverns and mined space
  • Earth-sheltered buildings and pedestrian networks
  • Industrial and commercial applications
  • Underground space as a strategic resource
  • Utilisation of underground space and case studies
  • Special projects

Call for paper

Interested authors are invited to submit an abstract of not more than 300 words.
The conference will cover the following main topics:

  • Master planning
  • Architectural design for liveable underground space
  • Safety, health, and the environment
  • Legal framework and government policies
  • Reasons for going underground
  • Cost-benefit-analysis
  • Socio-economic issues
  • Site investigation and geo-planning
  • Geotechnical and rock engineering
  • Innovations and technology advancement
  • Research and support
  • Underground transport systems
  • Deep caverns and mined space
  • Earth-sheltered buildings and pedestrian networks
  • Industrial and commercial applications
  • Underground space as a strategic resource
  • Utilisation of underground space and case studies
  • Special projects

Conference registration will be required before the final acceptance and inclusion of papers in the proceedings.

Registration will be opened in 2011.

Meanwhile, please register your interest with the conference secretariat via email at [email protected] You can visit the for more details.

Important Dates:

Abstract due date: 30 November 2011
Notice of abstract acceptance: 31 Jan 2012
Submission of full papers: 30 April 2012

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