PLEA is pleased to inform you that the official launch of the PLEA 2020 Conference has been announced in Hong Kong last December.
The 35th PLEA Conference will take place in A Coruña, Spain, between the 1st and 3rd of September, 2020. Its official website is www.plea2020.org.
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
The A2PBEER research project focused on “energy efficient retrofitting” methodology for public buildings. Within the context of this project it has been developed an initial systemic energy efficient buildings’ retrofitting methodology for the three demonstration sites with the intention to provide a retrofitting methodology to be replicated into Public Buildings in Europe. This will take advantage of synergies derived from interventions at the district levels.
Post date: 11 Apr 2019
Climate.OneBuilding.org is pleased to announce the availability of new climate data (TMYx) for more than 1,900 locations for the following 25 countries in Europe: Aland Islands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland.
Post date: 2 Apr 2019
The media library of Saint-Joseph (Reunion) questions the identity of the contemporary architecture of Reunion, that of the Sud Sauvage more precisely. It refers to images, block of basalt, fagot of vetyver, geko, kalbanon but especially for uses, taking again the progressiveness of the sequences of traditional entries, creating a progression between the public space and that of the intimate one.
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework
The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.
The 7th ICSD 2019 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.
The Conference venue is: Roma Eventi, Pontifical Gregorian University, Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy
Post date: 2 Jul 2018
Architectural Energy Retrofit (AER): An alternative building’s deep energy retrofit strategy
Post date: 10 Jul 2017
From the use of Gore-Tex-like waterproof fabrics to the development of “breathable” bio-based materials, the construction industry is chasing breakthrough solutions to insulate buildings and keep living areas free from damp and mould.
Post date: 29 Dec 2016
Case di Luce is an example of sustainable urban regeneration in a densely urbanized area. The site, located in the town of Bisceglie Italy, was a former industrial site that was not in use. All old building structures were demolished and the area cleaned up in order to give way to innovative energy efficiency constructions. Case di Luce is exactly that. The building features low carbon design which leverages seasonal variations of the solar path in order to optimise the comfort of its tenants.
Post date: 15 Dec 2016