PLEA is an autonomous, non-profit, network of individuals sharing expertise in the arts, sciences, planning and design of the built environment. Founded in 1981, PLEA organises international conferences and workshops; expert group meetings and consultancies; scientific and technical publications; architectural competitions and exhibitions.
Since 1982 PLEA has organised international conferences and events across the globe.
PLEA annual conferences are highly ranked conference attracting academia and practicing architects in equal numbers.
Past conferences have taken place in United States, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia.
Architecture in (R)evolution
Sustainable Habitat for Developing Societies
Sustainable Architecture for a Renewable Future
Towards an environmentally responsible architecture
Architecture and Sustainable Development more than energy and bio-construction
Architecture, Energy and the Occupant's Perspective
Towards Zero Energy Building
Sun, Wind and Architecture
Clever Design, Affordable Comfort: A challenge for low energy architecture and urban planning
Environmental Sustainability: The Challenge of Awareness in Developing Societies
Built environments and environmental buildings
Rethinking development: Are we producing a people oriented habitat?
Design with the environment
Renewable energy for a sustainable development of the built environment
Architecture, City, Environment
Sustaining the future: Energy-Ecology-Architecture
Environmentally friendly cities
Sustainable Communities and Architecture: Bioclimatic Design in Cold Climates
Building and urban renewal
Sustainability through climate responsive architecture
Architecture of the extremes
Architectural responses to climate change
Architecture and urban space
Bioclimatic design in architecture and planning
Global environment and architecture in the post-industrial age
Energy and buildings for temperate climates
Passive and low energy architecture in housing
Architecture and regionalism
Passive and low energy ecotechniques applied to housing
Passive and low energy architecture
Passive and low energy alternatives