UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC), housed in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State, will host the sixth biennial Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDCC) March 2-3, 2022, in State College. The research-focused conference will be held at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center as a part of the 2022 PHRC Conference Week with the concurrent, industry-focused 30th Annual PHRC Housing Conference.
Researchers, designers, educators and any interested parties with residential-related content are encouraged to submit a 200-300-word abstract by May 31 online. Extensions to this deadline may be requested by emailing Sarah Klinetob Lowe, PHRC high-performance housing specialist and RBDCC secretariat.
The RBDCC provides a forum for builders, design professionals, educators, manufacturers and researchers to discuss the latest advancements in the field by sharing their research findings and innovations related to residential buildings. This conference will focus on various types of residential buildings, including single- and multi-family dwellings, mid-rise and high-rise residential buildings, factory-built and modular housing, dormitories and hotels/motels.