Participation of A&SB in the PLEA Congress 2018, 34th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture, in Hong Kong

From December 10th to 12th of 2018, the PLEA International Conference took place at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, which is undoubtedly the most important architectural and sustainability meeting in the world.

This last edition had a very high level, and the participation of A&SB consisted in the presentation of two papers in the Education and Training and Design and Practice sections, which were very well received.

The titles of the two articles presented are ‘Rehabilitation of the public residential public stock of Barcelona applying sustainable strategies. Case study ‘and’ Learning about building technologies for sustainability. Design Guidelines for a Nearly-Zero-Energy residential building in Barcelona, ​​case study.

During the congress, the assistant professors established contacts with other participating universities from all over the world and promoted the Master degree in Architecture and Sustainability of the UPC School among professors and student assistants, verifying that the training provided in this master degree is very advanced, useful for the architectural design and suitable for the challenges that in the field of building and urban planning raises climate change.

The next edition of the PLEA will be in La Coruña (Spain) in September 2020.