Welcome to 

AILCD International Workshop 2024
on February 23– March 3, 2024 Kitakyushu (Japan)

Design competition for a better and more peaceful world

Place: The University of Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu (Japan)
Host : Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design
The University of Kitakyushu
Co-Host : Zhejiang University of Science and Technology
Qingdao University of Technology
Bandar Lampung University
Sumatera Institute of Technology
Hanoi Architectural University
Chung Hua University
Gadjah Mada University
Indonesia University of Education
Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology
Chiang Mai University
City University of Macau
Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi

Supported by
Kitakyushu Convention & Visitors Association

Overview for the Asian Low Carbon Design International Workshop:

The Asian Low Carbon Design International Workshop is a prestigious and influential event that brings together leading experts, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers from across Asia and beyond. The workshop aims to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange in the field of low carbon design, focusing on innovative strategies to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable development in the region.

With the pressing global challenge of climate change, Asia, as a rapidly developing continent, plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of sustainable design and environmental stewardship. The workshop serves as a platform for participants to explore cutting-edge technologies, methodologies, and best practices in achieving low carbon solutions across various sectors, including architecture, urban planning, transportation, energy, and more.

The workshop’s agenda encompasses a diverse range of topics, including but not limited to:

  1. Low Carbon Architecture and Green Building: Exploring sustainable design principles, energy-efficient construction methods, and materials that minimize environmental impact while maximizing occupant comfort and well-being.
  2. Smart Cities and Urban Planning: Discussing innovative urban planning strategies that promote low carbon mobility, efficient infrastructure, and resilient cityscapes to address the challenges of urbanization and climate change.
  3. Renewable Energy and Carbon Neutrality: Investigating the latest advancements in renewable energy technologies and the path towards achieving carbon neutrality in cities and industries.
  4. Climate Policy and Governance: Analyzing effective policies, regulations, and incentives that encourage low carbon initiatives, sustainable practices, and environmentally conscious decision-making at regional and national levels.
  5. Low Carbon Transportation: Assessing sustainable transportation solutions, such as electric mobility, public transit systems, and integrated transportation planning, to reduce carbon emissions in the rapidly growing Asian urban centers.
  6. Circular Economy and Resource Management: Exploring circular economy models that promote resource efficiency, waste reduction, and the adoption of sustainable practices in industries and communities.

Throughout the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive sessions, panel discussions, technical presentations, and networking activities. The event encourages collaboration between academia, industry, and government stakeholders to drive the implementation of low carbon design solutions and inspire a collective effort towards a greener and more sustainable future in Asia.

The Asian Low Carbon Design International Workshop is not just a singular event but a catalyst for ongoing partnerships, research collaborations, and knowledge dissemination that will continue to shape the region’s sustainable development journey in the years to come. By harnessing the collective expertise and dedication of participants, this workshop aims to be a transformative platform that contributes significantly to the global fight against climate change while showcasing Asia’s potential to lead the way in low carbon design and innovation.