The international Conference in Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE) is a forum initiated by the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Islamic University of Indonesia (UII), through collaborations with worldwide universities and research institutions. The conference is aimed at nurturing the study, comprehension, and appreciation of the built environment.
The conference is intended to provide a forum for exchanging of ideas, sharing of knowledge, and dissemination of information about the study of the built environment in different parts of the world. It seeks to further develop regional and international network of academics, professionals, and policy makers on the management of the built environment.
The first ICSBE was held in May 2010 in Yogyakarta, with the theme ‘Enhancing Disaster Prevention and Mitigation’, which attracted participants from 8 countries, who presented 74 selected papers. In response to the interests of the participants, the ICSBE conference was continuing by bi-annual program at UII; the second was held in July 2012 with the theme of livable cities in fast growing cities; the third was held in October 2014 by theme of resilience and risk reduction towards well-being society; the fourth was held in October 2016 by the theme of sustainable building and environment for sophisticated life, and in October 2018 as the fifth ICSBE with the theme of sustainable building and environment for sophisticated life.
Development in digitalization and its wide application in industry and manufacture effects in whole human daily life to safe and increase efficiency of energy, water, land, and air. Therefore, the sixth ICSBE scheduled in October 2021 has theme of sustainable environment and infrastructure for smart cities.