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35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2020 CONFERENCE - call for abstracts

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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


The PLEA 2020 Conference will look into the interplay between research, technology and design in defining and planning future cities.


Submissions of extended abstracts that address the conference theme and focus are invited on one of the following topics:

-Sustainable Buildings (energy efficient buildings, health and wellbeing, material technology, vernacular and refurbishment)

-Resources (renewable energies, technologies, circular economy, nature based solutions, urban metabolism)

-Resilient and Extreme Design (adaptation, self-sufficiency, relief, urban climate, climate change, vulnerability, risk management)

-Sustainable Communities (urban climate, outdoor comfort, mobility, walkability, planning and policies, culture and society, future city visions, green infrastructure)

-Analysis and Methods (simulation and design tools, surveying and monitoring methods)

-Education, Awareness and Dissemination (architectural training for sustainability, professional development, sustainable initiatives and environmental activism)


Extended abstracts should be submitted online by the 31st of July 2019 (see the flowchart below for key dates).


Details are available under

Submissions should be sent via:

For further information, send an email to