The IABSE Conference 2015 Geneva aims to challenge structural engineers who need to interact more with other professions and disciplines as influential and responsible contributors in forming the sustainable built infrastructure for modern societies. The enormous impact and long-time effect of the built infrastructure dictates to take this challenge seriously in order to ensure the best decisions by politicians and other decision makers. Structural engineers are called to shape the future society and economy.
These proceedings contain 310 papers devoted to the four Global Themes of the IABSE Geneva 2015 Conference as established by the Lead Team:
1) Climate Change and the Energy Challenge;
2) Global Engineering Challenges;
3) Break-Through Technologies
4) Urbanisation and Growth.