YRSB topics are following:

  • Buildings and climate change
    Design strategies for energy efficient and climate-friendly buildings, design optimization tools, integrated design approach, best practice case studies

  • Innovative materials, products and systems for energy efficient and energy positive buildings
    High-tech advanced and natural-based materials, sustainable production, and use of building materials, integration of new technologies improving sustainability of buildings

  • Decision-support tools and assessment methods for sustainable built environment
    Building sustainability assessment methods, benchmarking and regional aspects, social, economic and environmental indicators of built environment, life cycle costing

  • Sustainable retrofitting of existing buildings
    Examples of sustainable modernizations and refurbishments of existing buildings and districts, innovative retrofitting solutions, prefabrication in retrofitting of existing buildings

  • Sustainable urban development
    Urban regeneration strategies and spatial planning practices responding to climate change, new technologies and local communities