30th anniversary of PLEA
13-15 July 2011


Organized by
Architecture et Climat
in Louvain-la-Neuve

27th International conference on

Passive and Low Energy Architecture

General information on PLEA2011

The objective of the PLEA 2011 conference is to gather architects, professors and researchers around questions raised by sustainable architecture. How to integrate the contexts and the different scales of its application ranging from the realm of the city to those of materials and components ?

The 30th anniversary of PLEA was an opportunity to compare theory with practice, history and heritage with contemporary architecture, education and current needs, local approaches with global objectives...

Three Forum on questions raised by PLEA members were introduced by outstanding keynote speekers and the conference close with award distribution and a common declaration.

With more than 400 participants, from 50 countries around the world, 116 oral presentations and 127 posters, this 3 days conference was a great success !

Co-chairs PLEA2011
Magali Bodart                                 Arnaud Evrard,
Architecture et Climat                     Architecture et Climat                   
Belgium                                         Belgium


International Advisory Committee
Paula Cadima, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK
Brian Ford, University of Nottingham, UK
Kazuo Iwamura, Tokyo City University, Japan
Miguel Aloysio Sattler, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Heidi Schuster, ,Stuttgart,Germany
Simos Yannas, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK
André De Herde, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Magali Bodart, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Arnaud Evrard, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Click here to see International Technical Committee

Click here to see the list of participants