12-15 September 2016
Russia  I  Saint Petersburg
15th World Conference
of Associated research Centers for the Urban Underground Space
Underground Urbanisation as a Prerequisite for Sustainable Development

Panel sessions

At the time of panel sessions on 14 and 15 September 2016 will discuss the following topics:

  1. Urban planning of underground space for comfort living, historic centers preserving, improving environmental situation.

  2. Progress of geotechnical surveys for planning underground space development, importance of geotechnics and  hydrotechnics for the choice of engineering and design solutions.

  3. Symbiotic relation between ground urban development, underground infrastructure and nature for creation of a single landscape, aesthetic and comfort of underground structures.

  4. Underground metro systems, transport tunnels, integrated interchange hub as a prerequisite for regional development and securing comfort and safe conditions.

  5. Advantages of underground construction for safety and preventive measures from natural disasters. Environmental management and improvement of the environmental quality.

  6. Trenchless technology, the role of the underground utility lines in integrated urban underground space development.

  7. State-of-art technologies, equipment and construction materials that are currently in use for underground infrastructure development.

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