About this Journal
The International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development is the official publication of the Sustainable Building Research Center and Innovative Durable Building and Infrastructure Research Center and serves as a resource to professionals and academics within the architecture and sustainability community.

The International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development aims to support its academic community by disseminating studies on sustainable building technology, focusing on issues related to sustainable approaches in the construction industry to reduce waste and mass consumption, integration of advanced architectural technologies and environmentalism, sustainable building maintenance, life cycle cost (LCC), social issues, education and public policies relating to urban development and architecture .

The International Journal of Sustainable Building Technology and Urban Development welcomes papers on the following topics: Building and Living Environmental; Bio and Healthy Buildings Research; Energy Use and Climate; Environment Performance Assessment Tools; Facility Management of Sustainable Buildings; Life Cycle Cost (LCC); Sustainable Building Education; Sustainable Building Materials; Sustainable Culture, Tradition and Heritage; Sustainable Construction Management; Sustainable Legal Aspect; Sustainable Social Study and Economics; Sustainable Structural System; Sustainable Urban Development, Regeneration and Policies; Planning and Design of Sustainable Building; Psychology. In addition, the journal also welcomes papers related to the topics of structure durability and longevity including steel corrosion, new materials, concrete deterioration, durability in concrete structure, sensor technologies, means and methods for structure durability, and structure maintenance and asset management.
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Editor’s Note

Sungwoo Shin and Hanseung Lee
On behalf of the editorial board, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all contributors to and participants in the successful publishing of the Vol. 9 ...... more
June. 2018
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Hydro-mechanical properties and durability of earth blocks: influence of different stabilisers and compaction levels

M. Mahdad and A. Benidir*
This paper focuses on experimental studies to assess the effect of mechanical and chemical stabilisation on compressed earth blocks strength and ...... more
June. 2018
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Analysis of service life of cracked marine concrete considering global warming and Bruun rule

Xiao-Yong Wang*, Hanseung Lee and Seungjun Kwon
The cracks in concrete structures will accelerate the ingression of chloride ions. And due to global warming, chloride diffusivity and rate of chloride penetration ...... more
June. 2018
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Quantification of phase changes and hydration behavior studies of OPC-43 grade cement through powder X-RAY diffraction

Diptendu Roy and Ani Kumar Misra*
The hydration reaction in its true nature is very complex and this study aims to understand hydration of OPC-43 grade (IS 8112-1969) using powder X-Ray diffraction. The Powdered X-Ray diffraction is an effective tool used in ...... more
June. 2018
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A review of the philippine green building rating system, BERDE in comparison with G-SEED and LEED

Rudiliza Culiao, Sungho Tae* and Rakhyun Kim
Different countries create their own green building rating system to be in line with sustainable development as a response to the ...... more
June. 2018
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