ISSMGE Soil-Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls
formerly TC38 "Soil-Structure Interaction" (2005-2010)

International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering and Architecture
hosted by Technical Committee 207 ISSMGE

Urban Planning Below the Ground Level:
Architecture and Geotechnics

Saint Petersburg, 19-21 September 2018

Important Documents:


Bulletin #2 (eng)

Bulletin #2 (rus)

Template for Papers Preparation

Registration Form (english)

Registration Form (russian)

Important Deadlines:

Paper Submission – 31 August

End of Registration – 18 September

Conference – 19-21 September

Venue of the Conference:

Venue of Conference

Organized by

With assistance from

Venue of the Conference

Russia, Saint Petersburg, The House of Architects,
Bolshaya Morskaya Street, 52

The Intended Subject Areas

Main Objective of the Conference

An exchange of ideas between architects, restoration and preservation specialists, and geotechnical engineers on a range of subjects related to development of underground space in megacities. Recently a big number of conferences have been held involving specialists in one field. The purpose of this Conference is to further interdisciplinary exchange of professionals representing different fields.

The Conference is expected to enjoy participation of researchers and practitioners from Russia, the CIS, Europe, Asia, America and Australia.

We invite professionals in the fields of Architecture, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology and Underground Construction to take part in the Conference and present their papers.

Scientific Committee

Co-Chairs: О.S. Romanov, V.М. Ulitsky (Russia)

M. Jamiolkowski (Italia)
О. Bilgin (USA)
V. Bilfinger (Brazil)
J.-L. Briaud (USA)
W. Van Impe (Belgium)
R.E. Dashko (Russia)

R. Katzenbach (Germany)
Deepankar Choudhury (India)
H. Brandl (Austria)
I. Sokolic (Croatia)
Ch. Haberfield (Australia)

H. Hazarika (Japan)
Fang Liu (India)
М. Latha (India)
К.G. Shashkin (Russia)
Yasser Al-Mossalami (Egypt)

Organizing Committee

М.V. Sadkov, А.G. Shashkin, М.B. Lisyuk

Conference Administrators

Еugene Dubinin, +7 (911) 221-6104,
Аlexandra Lapitskaya, +7 (812) 339-3587, 575-3587, Fax: 575-3625,
Оlga Pruss, +7 (812) 339-3587, 575-3587, Fax: 575-3625,

Working Languages

The working languages of the conference will be Russian and English.
Simultaneous translation will be provided.