The 15th Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) conference considered the issues of sustainability and environmental friendliness at the city scale. Some 150 papers address the many and varied questions faced by architects and planners in reducing the impact on the environment of cities and their buildings.

chapter |38 pages

Invited Lectures

chapter |106 pages

Urban Planning

chapter |66 pages

Bioclimatic Planning of Outdoor Spaces

chapter |70 pages

Solar Architecture

chapter |34 pages


chapter |90 pages

Strategies, Systems and Components

chapter |58 pages


chapter |46 pages

Passive Cooling and Natural Ventilation

chapter |58 pages

Design Tools and Analysis Techniques

chapter |32 pages


chapter |18 pages

Design Support Schemes

chapter |18 pages

THERMIE Demonstration Projects