The 5th HABITechno International Conference

Adaptive Technology for Resilient Human Settlement

November 11th, 2021

Online and Global. From Bandung.

HABITechno is a biennial international conference focusing on innovative solution in concept and practice of contemporary technology for housing and settlement development, particularly for low-income dwelling in developing country. Since 2013, HABITechno has been organized by Department of Architecture, School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in collaboration with other institutions in Housing and Settlement and Building Technology in Indonesia and abroad.

HABITechno5 will be held on November 11th, 2021 in ITB with ‘Adaptive Technology for Resilient Human Settlement’ as the theme.

It responds to the advance of digitalization and globalization of the world which makes problems of achieving sustainable competitiveness, networking, and community in. It aims to critically revisit and rethink the existing and the potential of such development by underlining, as well as proposing solution for sustainable development under conditions of transition in developing countries.

In doing so, the theme promotes wider participation from presenters and audience with wide-range topics from architecture, social, environment, and economic dimensions. To enrich the discourses, the conference invites potential stakeholders in adaptive technology as keynote speakers to induce knowledge exchange between academia and practitioners, both from national and international perspectives.

Webinar #1
Resilience by Design

Assoc. Prof. Kaoru Suehiro (Kyushu University)
Dr. Ferdy Mochtar (Dinas Ketahanan Pangan, Kota Makassar)
Moderator:Dr. Lily Tambunan
May 1st 2021
15:30 WIB (UTC +7)

Webinar #2
Construction Industry

Dr Robby Soetanto (Loughborough University)
Dr Toong-Khuan Chan (The University of Melbourne)
Dr. Robby Dwiko Juliardi (ITB)
Assoc. Prof. Dewi Larasati
July 17th 2021
15:30 WIB(UTC +7)

Webinar #3
Sustainable Design Strategy

Prof. Tetsu Kubota (Hiroshima University)
Dr. Carlos Jimenez- Bescos (The University of Nottingham)
Dr. Mochamad Donny Koerniawan
September 18th 2021
15:30 WIB
(UTC +7)
Not Available Yet

Webinar #4
Adaptive Material & Technology

Dr Paolo Beccarelli (The University of Nottingham)
Assoc. Prof. Surjamanto Wonorahardjo
October 30th 2021
15:30 WIB
(UTC +7)
Not Available Yet

Call For Paper


As a Presenter, you must submit your abstract at ConfTool. Registration fee is accounted by the number of Papers accepted and the second Author may register as “Observer” on their attendance. The best-accepted submission would be published by an international publisher (to be announced).

For Extended Abstract submission, please download the template below.

Access to ConfToolExtended Abstract Template

Important Dates

June 1st, 2021
Abstract Submission Deadline
August 1st, 2021
Extended Abstract Submission Deadline
October 1st, 2021
Presentation Submission Deadline
November 11th, 2021
Conference Day
December 15th, 2021
Full Paper Submission


Adaptive Technology

This topic refers mainly to projects and experiences related to the adaptive technologies for resilient human settlement, such as:

  • smart building and city, green building
  • building performance, renewable material, local material
  • post disaster construction
  • industrialization and modular
  • digital technology, internet of things, extended reality
  • building information modeling
  • disaster mitigation
  • climate change, energy conservation, biomass, green infrastructure, etc.


Resilient Human Settlement

In the current human settlement context, people and their environment are highly connected and dependent on technological, spatial, and economic aspects. The human factor in this topic will be focusing on-facing serious challenges in order to create resilient human settlement, for example:

  • livable, attachment, behavior, urban culture,
  • policy development, regulation,
  • local indigenous,
  • post pandemic era,
  • economic recovery, etc.

Registration Fee


Eligible to present their submission in the Conference and get digital abstract book and e-certificate

IDR 300.000 (USD 30)


Eligible to participate in all events during the Conference Day and get digital abstract book and e-certificate

IDR 200.000 (USD 20)


Eligible to participate as student in all events during the Conference Day and get digital abstract book and e-certificate

IDR 100.000 (USD 10)

Submit your brightest findings and knowledge on adaptive technology for resilient human settlement