The 2018 International Seminar on Tropical Eco-Settlements was held in three days, consisting of a seminar on the 14th-15th November 2018 and field trip to Penglipuran Village on the 16th November 2018. The seminar welcomed academicians, NGO staff members, consultants, policymakers, government stakeholders, corporate managers and executives, scientists, researchers, graduated students, and other professionals in the field of urban housing development. Following the continued success of the previous ISTEcS (2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014), this Seminar had 78 national and international participants from Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Thailand and Japan.
In this Seminar, there were four classes and each class included seven sessions. Each session covered a specific topic. There were nine topics, Urban Landscape, Urban Spatial Equity, Slum Area, Green infrastructure, Urban Housing Development, Environmental Justice and Urban Resilience, Future Proof Comfort Design, Future Proof Housing Design, Future Proof Low Energy Design. The topic with the highest number of paper was Urban Housing Development, with 23 papers presented.
The seminar has published all presented papers into two publication, 68 papers in proceeding and 10 selected papers are included in a Book Chapter published by UPI Press. Each paper was reviewed by two reviewers (double-blinded). Reviewers comes different countries includes Indonesia, Egypt, Japan, Thailand, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. Their expertise is relevant with each topic they reviewed.
Conference dates: 14–15 November 2018
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Chief Academic Editor: Dr. Andreas Wibowo
Organizers: Research Institute for Housing and Human Settlement, Ministry of Public Works and Housing
Published: 5 August 2019