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ARDC 2014

6th International Conference on Architecture Research and Design

Department of Architecture Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
November 29, 2014  |  Surabaya, Indonesia
International Conference on Architecture Research and Design (AR+DC) is an annual international event organized by the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS). This event was first initiated in 2009 with different names and in 2014 has been changed to be AR+DC and invited academics, researchers, and professionals from a wide range of expertise and fields. For years, AR+DC's topics are focused on architecture and its related subjects, such as Architecture design, Architectural theory, history, and criticism, Environmental architecture, Housing and settlement, and Urban design.

Climate change has been worsening all aspects of human living including threats to water, food, health, industries and ecosystems in all part of the worlds. Those are all rising due to global warming. Green and sustainable architecture are conducted to minimize the negative environmental impact of architectural works by efficiency in the use of energy and material. Green architecture offers an opportunity to create environmentally sound building with promoting resource conservation (energy efficient, renewable energy, water conservation, waste minimization, etc). It is purposed as one of the alternative ways for a healthy environment.


Themes offeres include, but not limited to:

  1. Green Architectural Design

  2. Urban and Landscape Design

  3. Management and Urban Planning

  4. Theory and History of Architecture

  5. Real Estate Design and Management

  6. Housing, Human Settlement and Environment

  7. Architectural Science

  8. Building construction

Mechanism of Programme

The programme’s mechanisms are mentioned on the following:

  1. The International Conference “Green Architecture for Sustainable Living and Environment” is informed by electronic media to educational institutions nationally and internationally. Therefore this conference can be attended by international and national participations. International participants are invited including from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Japan, Korea, and Singapore.

  2. Invited speakers which are invited to the International Conference “Green Architecture for Sustainable Living and Environment” are on the following:

    1. Dr. Wim Bakens (Secretary of General CIB)

    2. Prof. Kim Dovey (University of Melbourne, Australia)

    3. Ass. Prof. Dr. Johanes Widodo (National University of Singapore)

    4. Ass. Prof. Tetsu Kubota (IDEC, Hiroshima University)

    5. Ass. Prof Jia Beisi, Ph. D (The University of Hongkong-CIB W104)

    6. Prof. Seonghwan Yoon, Ph.D. (Pusan National University of Korea)

    7. Ir. Tri Rismaharini MT (Mayor of Surabaya)*

        * in confirmation

Rector of ITS:
Prof Dr. Tri Yogi Yuwono

Dean of Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning: 
Dr. Ir. Hidayat Soegihardjo M, MS

Head of Department of Architecture: 
Ir. Purwanita Setijanti, M. Sc, Ph.D

Scientific Committee:
Chair    : Prof Ir. Happy Ratna Santosa, MSc (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember)

Members    :    
Prof. Dr. Ir. Johan Silas (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember)
Prof. George Ofori, B. Sc, M. Sc, Ph. D. (National University of Singapore)
Ass. Prof. Regan Potangaroa, M. Arch, MBA, Ph. D (UNITEC, New Zealand)
Prof. Dr. Nur Demirbilek (Queensland University    of Technology, Australia)
Prof. Ross King (University of Melbourne)
Prof. Ir. Endang T. S. B. Darjosanjoto, M. Arch, Ph. D (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember)
Prof. Dr. Ir. Josef Prijotomo, M.Arch (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember)
Dr. Ing. Ir. Bambang Soemardiono(Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember)
Ir. I.G.Ngurah Antaryama, Ph.D (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember)
Dr. Ir. Totok Noerwasito, MT (Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember)
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