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6th Residential Building Design & Construction Conference

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center is hosting the 6th Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDCC) on March 2-3, 2022 at The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania, USA.

This paper submission-based conference provides a forum for researchers, architects, engineers, other design professionals, product manufacturers, builders, developers, and code officials to discuss challenges to sustainable, energy efficient, healthy, environmentally friendly, natural hazard resistant, and affordable residential construction, and share recent research findings, state-of-the-art technologies, and innovative projects and approaches in the field. 

Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts will open in early 2021. Learn more about submission details here.

Experts from academia, A/E design firms, builders, developers, manufacturers, and government and code officials are cordially invited to submit 200-300 word abstracts. Abstracts are due by May 15, 2021 on all aspects of residential buildings to our Easychair site.

Agenda

The tenative schedule will be posted in late 2021.

Registration

Registration will open in mid to late 2021.

Keynote Speakers

Wil V. Srubar III, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
Founder and Managing Director, Aureus Earth, Inc.
Transforming Buildings into Carbon Sinks

Rusty Smith
Associate Director, Rural Studio
Auburn University School of Architecture, Planning, & Landscape Architecture
Rural Studio: What Does Affordable, High-Performance Housing Truly Afford?

 
 

About

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

219 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2341

Fax: 814-863-7304

E-mail: phrc@psu.edu