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Best Paper Awards 2017

Technology in Urban & Regional Planning, Sustainability & Preservation

Best Research Paper
Dr. Ankhi Banerjee
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Best Research Paper
Rani Prihatmanti
Universiti Sains Malaysia

Architecture & Engineering Design, Theory and Teaching

Best Research Paper
Dr. Jaser Khalaf Mahasneh
Jordan University of Science and Technology

Best Research Paper
Yashodha Perera
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Technology Research & Practice

Best Research Paper
Dr. Hassan Majeed Hassoon
ISHIK University Erbil, Iraq

Best Research Paper
Yerong Huang
The University of Sydney, Australia

Best Research Paper
Benjamin Jacot, Dimitrios Pagonakis, Mitchell Shope, Corentin Fivet, John A. Ochsendorf
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Editor’s Choice

Prof. Robert Powell
Taylor's University Lakeside Campus, Malaysia

Anand Nirbhay Shah
CEPT University, India

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ACE 2017 - May 8th and 9th - Attended by Delegates from 70 universities, 30 countries

Conference Theme

Advances in Architecture and Civil Engineering are the order of the day with the rapid industrialization and urbanization seen in developed and developing nations. Innovative design and construction practices are challenging tasks to the architects and engineers to meet the ever growing demands of society. The Architecture and Civil Engineering - ACE Conference 2018 is the premiere forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Architecture and Civil Engineering. The conference will bring together leading researchers, architects, engineers and scientists in this domain of interest from around the world. 

The themes of the conference are:

  • Infrastructure Design for Regions in Rapid Development
  • Infrastructure Design for New Vertical Cities
  • Infrastructure for new Cities and Landscapes
  • Design for Urban Infrastructure: Parks, Buildings, Streets and Systems

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Mark S. Anderson Prof. Thomas Schroepfer
Prof. Mark S. Anderson
Department of Architecture
College of Environmental Design
University of California

Berkeley, USA
Prof. Thomas Schroepfer
Architecture and Sustainable Design
Co-Director, SUTD-JTC l3 Centre
Director, Advanced Architecture Laboratory
Singapore University of Technology and Design
"Dense and Green Building Typologies:
Architecture as Urban Ecosystem"
Prof. Peter Anderson Assoc. Prof. Ruzica Bozovic-Stamenovic
Prof. Peter Anderson
Department of Architecture
California College of the Arts, USA
"New Tools for the Design and Construction
of Systems-Based Architecture

Assoc. Prof. Ruzica Bozovic-Stamenovic
School of Design and Environment, Department of Architecture
National University of Singapore
"Architecture in the Post Truth Era"
Prof. Mark S. Anderson
Mr. Theodore EC Chan
Director, CIAP Architects Pte. Ltd
Immediate Past President
Singapore Institute of Architects

"Future Proofing the Profession: The New Architect"


ACE 2018 Conference Proceedings: All accepted and presented papers at the conference (ACE 2017) will be published in the conference proceedings (Print ISSN: 2301-394X, E-Periodical ISSN: 2301-3958).
Journal of Engineering Technology: All authors who present their papers at the conference will be invited to submit an extended version of their research paper for the GSTF Journal of Engineering Technology (JET) - Print ISSN: 2251-3701, E-periodical: 2251-371X). All submitted papers will go through a blind review process for acceptance and will be published without additional cost (digital).
Book: Selected authors will be invited to contribute book chapters in "Future Construction: New Technologies in Architecture and Civil Engineering" to be published by GSTF and WSPC. This book will be co-edited by Prof. Mark S. Anderson, of University of California, Berkeley and Prof. Peter Anderson, of California College of the Arts.
Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards will be conferred at the conference (in order to qualify for the award, the paper must be presented at the conference).
ACE 2018 will also constitute a Special Panel Session.
Panel Proposals are invited for submission. A minimum of three papers centering on a specific topic will be accepted for submission under Panel Category.


Video Interviews

Assoc. Pro.f Mark S. Anderson
University of California, Berkeley,

Dr. Richard Hyde
University of Sydney,

Prof. S M Lo
City University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong

Prof. Waclaw Celadyn
Cracow University of Technology, Poland

Dr. Peter Anderson
California College of the Arts,

Prof. Angela Poletti
Polytechnic of Milan,

Dr. Dafna Fisher-Gewirtzman
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology,

Mr. Wojciech Dulinski
Cracow University of Technology, Poland

Mr. Ben Slee
University of Sydney,

2015 Keynote Addresses

Assoc. Prof. Mark S. Anderson

Dr. Richard Hyde


Prof. Hironori Kato


Prof. S M Lo


GSTF Partner Universities

GSTF is a proud partner of  41 universities around the globe. 
For a complete list of GSTF Partner Universities please visit: http://www.globalstf.org/partner-universities.php

Singapore Attractions

Global Science and Technology Forum - GSTF reserves the right at its sole discretion to postpone or change the venue,
date and/or time of the conference without prior notice before early bird registration deadline.