Willenberg Foundation


2014 25/09

International Workshop on Building Sustainability and Building Security

International Workshop on Building Sustainability and Building Security

11 - 12 June 2014
Czech Technical University in Prague, CZ

The International Workshop on Building Sustainability and Building Security has recently been held in Prague, Czech Republic, co-organised by the Czech Technical University in Prague, represented by the Co-Chairman Professor Pavel Svoboda, Willenberg Foundation represented by Dr. Alexander Kravtsov and the University of Defence , represented by the other Co-Chairman, Professor Pavel Manas. Building Sustainability and Building Security, is an interdisciplinary area of research and application that brings together in a systematic view, many disciplines of engineering, from the traditional to the most technologically advanced. The conference is aimed at engineers, scientists, field researchers, managers and other specialists involved in the theoretical and practical aspects of Building sustainability and Building security. 


The conference covers areas such as:

  • Multi-hazards on public safety during the exploitation of risk infrastructure objects
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Risk analysis, assessment and management
  • Modelling and experiments
  • Construction safety and security
  • Safety of users in evacuation
  • Emergency and crisis management
  • New standarts on security engeeniring

Organised by

  • Czech Technical University in Prague, CZ
  • University of Defence, Brno, CZ
  • Willenberg Foundation, CZ

International Scientific Advisory Committee


Delegates during the conference dinner

The International Scientific Advisory Committee of the conference met over diner in a well known restaurant offering genuine czech food, to discuss how the meeting ought to evolve and decide upon new topics of investgations.  Several topics were suggested to account for emerging areas of research and applications.  The consensus was that the conference has been successful this year. Hence it is important to decide upon the 2015 venue taking into consideration the commitment of possible partners. Willenberg Foundation will now investigate the locations proposed and find the most appropriate in terms of facility access and prices.

Technical Visit

The conference programme included a technical visit to the Prague Tunnels include the new-constracted tunel Blanka where the delegates were given a presentation describing the objectives of this important project.

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