Future research publications will be notified here. This will include poster publications, Bachelor and Master theses.

Build4People EcoCity Transition Lab 2020

Build4People Ecocity Transition Lab: Final Presentation (225 slides, pdf-file, 19.4 MB)

Build4People Exhibition 2020: Green Buildings and Sustainable Neighbourhoods

Build4People Poster exhibition @ResearchGate / @flickr / pdf-file (18.6 MB)

Build4People Exhibition 2019: Research Approaches of the Work Packages

Within this poster exhibition, the first scientific publication of the Build4People project, each Work Package introduces about its research approach and the related theories. The posters also contain QR-codes with links to the first milestone “literature review / bibliography of the most relevant publications in the specific field of research – state of the arts”.

Research Poster exhibition @ResearchGate / @flickr / pdf-file (7.5 MB)

Build4People Milestones II.M1:
Bibliography of the most current and relevant publications

Article published through GIZ
Bodach, S. (2019) Partnership Ready Cambodia: The construction sector. Paper published through the Global Business Network (GBN) Programme of GIZ.

Article published at URBANET
Mund, J.-P., Jayaweera, R., Sanara, H. & M. Waibel (2020) Phnom Penh: Urban Development Towards a Green City. URBANET: News and Debates on Municipal and Local Governance, Sustainable Urban Development and Decentralisation. 19 March 2020.

Previous Publications

Prior to the Build4People Project all researchers gained substantial expertise in their field. Below you find a selection of publications from consortium partners.

  • Baasch, S. & Blöbaum, A. (2017). Umweltbezogene Partizipation als gesellschaftliche und methodische Herausforderung. Umweltpsychologie, 41 (2), 11-33.
  • Bodach, S. & M. Waibel (2017) New Khmer Architecture: Iconic vernacular buildings under threat? Pacific Geographies, 48 (July/August 2017), 11-13.
  • Boerema, N. & Heng, P. (2017) Addressing Cambodia’s regulatory gaps for an effective transition. Toward a sustainable energy future. Enrich Institute 2017 Supported By Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.
  • Hoffmann, M.; Leśko, L.; Mund, J.-P. (2017) Urban and Peri-Urban Forest Areas in European Cities –A Comparative Remote-Sensing Study. In: GI_Forum 2017, Vol. 1, Pages: 15-26, doi:10.1553/giscience2017_01_s15.
  • Waibel, M. (ed.) (2017a) Phnom Penh: Capital City. Book series PAZIFIK FORUM of the Association of Pacific Studies; Volume 19, APSA Publishing House, Phnom Penh / Cambodia, 208 pages.
  • Waibel, M. (2017b) Cambodia: Buildings for People? Pacific Geographies, 48 (July/August 2017), 14-19.
  • Katzschner, A., Waibel, M., Schwede, D., Katzschner, L., Schmidt, M., Storch, H. (eds.) (2016) Sustainable Ho Chi Minh City: Climate Policies for Emerging Mega Cities. Springer Publishing House.
  • Schwede, D., Waibel, M., Hesse, C. & N. T. Nhien (2016) Promoting climate adapted housing and energy efficient buildings in Vietnam: chances and challenges. In: Katzschner, A. et al. (eds.) Sustainable Ho Chi Minh City: Climate Policies for Emerging Mega Cities. Springer Publishing House, 239-258.
  • Steinhorst, J., & Matthies, E. (2016) Monetary or environmental appeals for saving electricity? Potentials for spillover on low carbon policy acceptability. Energy Policy, 93, 335-344.
  • Waibel, M. (2016) Vietnams Metropolen: Herausforderungen und Lösungsansätze zur Förderung einer nachhaltigen Stadtentwicklung. Geographische Rundschau, 68 (2), 4-9.
  • Waibel, M. (ed.) (2016) TP. Hồ Chí Minh: MEGA City. 3rd updated edition. Book series PAZIFIK FORUM of the Association of Pacific Studies; Volume 18, Hồng Đức Publishing House, Hanoi / Vietnam, 208 pages.
  • Katzschner, L. and Burghardt, R. (2015) Urban Climatic Map studies in Vietnam. In: Ed. Ng E., RenCh. (eds) The Urban Climatic Maps for Sustainable Urban Planning, earthscan Routlege, London, 79-84.
  • Jaeger-Erben, M. & E. Matthies (2014) Urbanisierung und Nachhaltigkeit – Umweltpsychologische Perspektiven auf Ansatzpunkte, Potentiale und Herausforderungen für eine nachhaltige Stadtentwicklung. Umweltpsychologie, 18 (2), 10-30.
  • Kastner, I. & Matthies, E. (2014) Motivation and Impact. Implications of a Twofold Perspective on Sustainable Consumption for Intervention Programs and Evaluation Designs. GAIA, 23 (1), 175- 183.
  • Waibel, M. (2014) Trying rather to convince than to force people: The approach of the Handbook for Green Housing. In: Mahrin, B. (ed.) Capacity Development – Approaches for Future Megacities. Series Future Megacities, Vol. 03, Jovis, Berlin, 143-152.
  • Waibel, M. (ed.) (2013) Handbook for Green Products. High-Quality Company Solutions towards Climate-Adapted Housing and Energy-Efficient Buildings in Vietnam. Edition 2: Technical Constructive Green Housing Products and Green Services. Hanoi, Vietnam: Transport Publishing House, 68 p. ISBN 978-604-76-0054-0.
  • Messerschmidt, R., von Zadow, A. (2013) Prozesse und Beteiligung – Herausforderungen und Handlungsfelder, in: Nachhaltige Stadtplanung – Konzepte für nachhaltige Quartier, Bott, H., Grassl, G., Anders, S. (Hrsg.), Detail Verlag München.
  • Waibel, M. (ed.) (2012) Green Housing in Vietnam between Tradition & Modernity. Proceedings of a Conference organized at Goethe Institute Hanoi, 16-17 October 2012, Hanoi/Vietnam, 272 p.
  • Hesse, C., Schwede D. & Waibel, M. (Eds.) (2011) Handbook for Green Housing: Climate-Adapted and Energy-Efficient Building Solutions for Ho Chi Minh City. Edition 1: Town Houses. Hanoi, Vietnam: Transport Publishing House, 68 p. ISBN 978-604-76-0031-1.
  • Waibel, M. (2009) New Consumers as Key Target Groups for Sustainability before the Background of Climate Change in Emerging Economies: The Case of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In: World Bank (Ed.) (2009) Proceedings of the 5th Urban Research Symposium of the Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda, 28-30 June 2009, Marseille, France. 14 p.
  • Waibel, M. & Schwede, D. (2009) Energieeffizientes Wohnen, aber wie? Die Rolle von Mittelkassen für mehr Nachhaltigkeit in Ho Chi Minh City vor dem Hintergrund des Klimawandels. Südostasien, 25 (2), 18-21.
  • Waibel, M. (2008) Vietnam: Der „erworbene“ Status – „Neue Konsumenten“ als globale Schlüsselgruppe für wirtschaftliche und ökologische Nachhaltigkeit? Südostasien, 24 (2), 11-14.
  • Messerschmidt, R. (2005a) ECOCITY – Objectives, Concepts for ECOCITY Model Settlements, in: Ecocity Book 1 – A Better Place to live, Gaffron, P., Huismans, G., Skala, F. (Edit.) Hamburg/Utrecht/Wien.
  • Messerschmidt, R. (2005b) ECOCITY – A European Approach to Community Planning and Sustainability. Abstract for International Forum On Community Planning, Taipei.