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Windsor 2020 Comfort Conference Proceedings available

The Proceedings on the 11th Windsor Conference on Thermal Comfort “Resilient Comfort” is now available on: www.windsorconference.com

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In Memory of Charlie Brown

“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

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Nimish Patel – An Obituary.

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

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Post-earthquake Earth House Won World Building of the Year 2017 at World Architecture Festival

 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

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Design, Development and Construction of an Outdoor Testing Facility for STPV Modules

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

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