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Online International Conference on Architectural Research and Design, Sustainable Environment and Architecture

Department of Architecture Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
November 2-3, 2021  |  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.

Whereas SENVAR (Sustainable Environment Architecture) is an annual gathering for scientists, scholars, and architects in the forum of International Conference that focuses on the issue of sustainable architecture and hosted alternately by the member from different academic institution. SENVAR was first initiated in 2000 by Department of Architecture (ITS) and we have privilege to conduct the event in every ten years (decennary), therefore we organized the 1st and 11st of SENVAR in 2000 and 2010 and 21st in 2021.

Along with that privilege, in 2021, we also celebrating 55th lustrum anniversary of Department of Architecture ITS. Therefore, we initiate to merge AR+DC and SENVAR to define broader topic in integrated understanding of sustainability in the context of built environment, namelyAR+DC SENVAR 2021. This year, the conference lift theme “SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: Bridging the role of Human, Nature, and Technology”.
Keynote Speakers

Prof. Masi Mohammadi
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

"Architecture of Tomorrow"


Prof. Veronica Soebarto

The University of Adelaide

"Sustainability for Whom? Cities and Buildings in the Eyes of Older People"


Prof. Dr. Ir. V.Totok Noerwasito, MT

Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

"Sawdust and Soil Block as Wall in Simple Buildings to Gain The Optimum Heat and Embodied Energy in Humid Tropical Area"


Prof. Takashi Asawa

Tokyo Institute of Technology


"Microclimate and Passive Cooling for Residential Buildings in Hot and Humid Environments"


Prof. Regan Potangaroa

Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand

"3D Scanning as an Architectural Tool?"


Prof. Shuichi Hokoi

Southeast University


"Traditional Town House in Kyoto, Japan: Present and Future"


Furumori Koichi

Furumori Koichi

Architectural Design Office, Japan

"Rethinking Sustainability Towards the Conventional Construction Methods"

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