Call for Papers Building Enclosure Sustainability Symposium (BESS 2011)-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, November 29, 2010

Call for Papers Building Enclosure Sustainability Symposium (BESS 2011)

Paper submission deadline extended to 17 January 2011!

Building Enclosure Sustainability Symposium (BESS) 2011: Integrating Design & Building Practices
29 - 30 April 2011
Pomona, CA

The Cal Poly Pomona Department of Architecture and Simpson Gumpertz &  Heger are pleased to announce the second annual Building Enclosure  Sustainability Symposium (BESS) 2011: Integrating Design & Building
Practices. This is a two-day, peer-reviewed technical symposium to  explore the state-of-the-art in professional and academic approaches and  experiences related to integrating design and building practices for  sustainable building enclosures.

CALL FOR PAPERS
Architects, engineers, contractors, industry members, and related professionals are invited to submit papers for presentation and  publication in the symposium proceedings.  Please note that all accepted  paper authors will be expected to register to attend the symposium, as  well as give a short presentation of their paper at the symposium.

Submitted papers should address one or more of the following topics:

  *   First Principles
  *   Integrated Design Process
  *   Tools & Validation
  *   Innovative Enclosures & Emerging Technologies
  *   Building Systems: Optimization & Integration
  *   Rehabilitation & Preservation

COMPLETE PAPERS DUE 17 January 2011

Complete Details [Link]

For any questions about paper submissions, please e-mail submissions@bessymposium.org.

REGISTRATION
Symposium registration is now open.