12th Conference – Shenzhen – 2009

12th International Conference – Shenzhen 2009 : “Using the Underground of Cities: for a Harmonious and Sustainable Urban Environment”

Held in Shenzhen, China in November 2009, the conference presented at least 90 academic papers from more than 10 countries, and they concerns various issues regarding underground development, which are Underground space development and utilization, underground architecture and planning, development of underground traffic, risk assessment and safety of underground projects,management and legislation of underground space, evaluation and monitoring of environment or resource on underground space and numerical analysis and construction technology of underground projects etc.


The main themes of the conference include the following topics :

– Underground space development & utilization
– Future challenges in underground development
– Strategy of underground space development
– Environmental and safety of underground space
– Planning and design of underground traffic
– Aesthetics of underground environments
– Risk assessment of underground projects
– Underground project technology
– Economy of underground development
– Legislation and proprietary rights of underground space
– Underground architecture and planning of underground space
– Underground freight transport
– Development of technology for deep and large underground projects

Organized by:
Underground Space Sub-society of CSRME
Shenzhen Metro Group Co., Ltd
Shenzhen Metro No.3 Line Investment Co., Ltd
China Railway South Investment & Development Co., Ltd

The Proceedings represents the latest progress and achievements in underground space field, and can be referred by the persons who are working on plan, design, teaching and research regarding underground space. You can see the Table of Contents here

Qian Qihu
Chairman of ACUUS2009 Organizing Committee

A CD-ROM, ISBN: 978-7-5001-24979, is available at the price of 80 Rmb (postage not included). You may contact ACUUS or the publisher at: book@ctpc.com.cn