What's New

What's New

Latest News

E-Newsletter

GORD has published the first issue of its quarterly E-Publication titled 'Sustainability Pulse'.

Read more

Kuwait launches first Low Energy House in collaboration with GORD

Kuwait’s National Technology Enterprises Company has opened its first Low Energy House in collaboration with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare and GORD.

Read more

News

GORD's International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment well received in the scientific community

Mar 16,2017

IJSBE is a peer reviewed open access journal that offers researchers the opportunity to upload or download latest studies absolutely free-of-cost and is supported by an Editorial Board of leading international experts in multi-disciplinary fields. GORD initiated this journal with the primary objective of disseminating knowledge and promoting research and innovation aimed at creating sustainable built environment that reduces resource consumption, combats environmental degradation and creates a better living environment through the reconciliation of the sustainability pillars.

The journal acknowledges pioneer research comprising review articles, policies as well as short communications. The scope of the journal covers topics related to urban connectivity, site, materials, indoor & outdoor environment, energy efficiency, renewable energy, HVAC systems, cultural & heritage, management & operations, and policies & regulations. IJSBE has achieved an effective spread of international authors reflecting a nice distribution of topics in their papers. 

Accordingly, the accumulated downloads reached to more than 600,000 by 2016 which corroborate most of the covered topics of IJSBE.

With the percentage of 40% and 30%, Asia and Europe maintain the highest number of downloads, followed by North America 14% and MENA 5% while Australia and Africa maintain 4%. India , United kingdom and United States have reached the highest average of downloads considering other 13 countries. The below diagram explains the countries by name in order:

GORD Institute's IJSBE is an open access journal to facilitate researchers, manufacturers, economists and governments in keeping abreast of new developments and join hands to explore alternative solutions to enhance the sustainable built environment.


Other News

Apr 12, 2020

GORD publishes first issue of Sustainability Pulse

GORD’s new quarterly e-Publication 'Sustainability Pulse' is aimed at empowering the sustainability community through key market intelligence.

Read more
Mar 30, 2020

GORD introduces unprecedented business support measures to support the sustainability community amid COVID-19

The measures are meant to ensure business continuity and uninterrupted operations.

Read more
Mar 03, 2020

Kuwait launches first Low Energy House in collaboration with GORD

Kuwait’s National Technology Enterprises Company has opened its first Low Energy House in collaboration with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare and GORD.

Read more
Feb 29, 2020

Policy Update: New Requirement for GSAS Operations Service Provider License

All GSAS Operations Service Providers seeking new or renewal of their licenses must have at least one professional holding a valid GSAS Accredited Energy Auditor certificate.

Read more
Feb 20, 2020

GORD and Dar Al Handasah Consultants co-organize GSAS workshops in Lebanon

Expanding its reach across the MENA region, GORD has concluded GSAS training sessions in Beirut, Lebanon.

Read more
Feb 11, 2020

Qatar Stars League plans to take sports to new horizons through carbon neutrality with GORD

GORD's MoU with QSL comes against a backdrop of global sporting organizations pushing for greater environmental responsibility and superior sustainability standards.

Read more
Jan 30, 2020

ASHRAE and GORD sign agreement to fast-track sustainability efforts

GORD has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ASHRAE Qatar Oryx Chapter to foster sustainable development through joint initiatives.

Read more
Jan 19, 2020

FIFA News: Education City Stadium awarded prestigious sustainability certificates

Education City Stadium has become the first Qatar 2022 tournament venue to receive a five-star rating from the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS).

Read more
COPYRIGHT 2020 - Gulf Organisation for Research & Development