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Waber Conference

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Welcome to the website of the West Africa Built Environment Research Conference.

Announcement and Call for Papers
10-12 August 2015, Accra, Ghana

We are pleased to announce that the 6th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference will take place in Accra, Ghana on 10th - 12th August 2015.

Since 2008 the WABER Conference has served as a platform for interaction between built environment academics in Africa and experienced international academics; exchange of knowledge on current research issues; research skills development; interaction among African built environment academics; and a vehicle for developing the built environment field in Africa.

The aims of the WABER 2015 Conference are to provide an opportunity for exchange of knowledge on current research in the built environment field and issues of research quality; interaction with editors of major international journals and leading academics in the built environment field; research skills development for early career academics; discussion of current research findings; interaction with leaders of companies and projects on advanced technologies adopted in the delivery of construction projects; reports on construction industry developments and innovative construction practices in various African countries; and dialogue on the extent and impact of Chinese participation in the construction industry in Africa. The 2015 Conference provides a unique platform to address these important objectives and current issues.

Research papers relating to the aims of the conference and the fields of architecture, building, real estate and property management, quantity surveying, urban and regional planning are welcome for consideration and possible publication in the conference proceedings and the WABER Journal (African Journal for Built Environment Research).