PLEA is a network of individuals sharing expertise in the arts, sciences, planning and design of the built environment. It serves as an international, interdisciplinary forum to promote discourse on environmental quality in architecture and planning. This 17th PLEA international conference addresses sustainable design with respect to architecture, city and environment at the turn of the millennium. The central aim of the conference is to explore the interrelationships and integration of architecture, city and environment. The Proceedings will be of interest to all those involved in bioclimatic design and the application of natural and innovative techniques to architecture and planning. The conference is organised by the Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies, University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Programme for Industry, University of Cambridge.
TOPICS INCLUDE: low energy architecture and city planning modelling the city environment comfort in outdoor spaces health and the city environment design tools case study projects renewables education reuse and refurbishment