Category Archives: Conference
The PLEA community is sad to know that Professor Baruch Givoni has passed away on the eve of his 110th birthday. “Sorry to hear the news of Prof. Baruch Givoni! ‘Man, Climate and Architecture’ was one of the most important … Continue reading
PLEA Directors met online to discuss management issues on 24th July 2020 .
“Prof Brown’s timeless book “Sun, Wind & Light” has been an inspiration since I was a student. I am still using his book today when I need to advise students, professionals and governments. The PLEA community will miss him deeply, … Continue reading
The architect Nimish Patel (1948 -2018) was a highly regarded champion of the value of traditional construction techniques and skills, combining innovation and conservation, to contemporary architecture. At the PLEA Conference in Ahmedabad in 2014 his outstanding contribution was recognised … Continue reading
Photo credit: World Architecture Festival 2017 An anti-seismic earth house in Guangming Village, Yunnan built by Professor Edward Ng (PLEA President) and his One University One Village (1U1V) team at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has been awarded … Continue reading
Building-integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) is one of the most promising technologies enabling buildings to generate on-site part of their electricity needs while performing architectural functionalities. A clear example of BIPV products consists of semi-transparent photovoltaic modules (STPV), designed to replace the … Continue reading