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PLEA Award 2020 

Prof. José Fariña Tojo

Emeritus Professor at the Polythenic University of Madrid

PLEA Lifetime Achievement Award 

Prof. Edna Shaviv

Emeritus Professor at Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

PLEA 2020 Best Paper Awards

- Evyatar Erell, Bin Zhou

Ben-Gurion University, Israel

The Effect of Increasing Vegetation Cover on Energy Demand for Heating and Cooling Buildings in a Dense Mediterranean City

- Ranny L. X. N. Michalski, Lucélia Rodrigues, Joana C. S. Gonçalves, Roberta C. K. Mulfarth,, Leonardo M. Monteiro, Renata Tubelo, Alessandra R. P. Shimomura, Carolina O. Bley, Mariana S. Vitti, Daniel F. Bilesky, Maysa M. Guimaraes

Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Sao Paulo, (FAUUSP, LABAUT), Sao Paulo, Brazil.

University of Nottingham, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architecture, London, UK.

The environmental performance of temporary urban interventions: Technical assessment of regeneration initiatives in the city centre of São Paulo, with focus on thermal and acoustic performance

-Lan Wang, Eric Wai Ming Lee

Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

Critical Analysis on Passive and Low Energy Architecture Study Research Trend through Text Data Mining Technique in the Period of 2006 to 2018

-Haniyeh Mohammadpourkarbasi, Steve Sharples

School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Life Cycle Cost and Carbon Appraisal for a Prefabricated Residential Development in London

PLEA 2020 Paper Commendations

- Marialena Nikolopoulou, Richard Watkins, Elena Rueda De Watkins, Leire Dominguez, Giridharan Renganathan, Alkis Kotopouleas

Centre for Architecture and Sustainable Environment (CASE), Kent School of Architecture and Planning, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom

Climate Change Adaptation and Retrofit of a Victorian Townhouse in Margate: the 5-year Living Lab 

- Sara Tepfer, Holly Samuelson

Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, USA

Hygrothermal Performance Modeling of Building Envelopes Under Future Climate Conditions

- Pepe Puchol-Salort, Maarten Van Reeuwijk, Ana Mijic

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Natural Capital Impact Assessment for New Urban Developments 

-Xiaoxue Liu, Li Wan, Xinan Chi, Lai Zhou

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

Rural Women's Participatory Construction in China Based on New Rammed-Earth Construction Technology

- Chunde Liu

China-UK Low Carbon College, Shanghai Jiaotong University, People's Republic of China

Severity of Overheating Risk Across the UK under a Warming Climate

- Bálint Bakos, Paula Cadima  

MArch/MSc Sustainable Environmental Design. Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK

Scalable Design Framework for Sustainable Urban Housing: The Case for Lagos, Nigeria 


-Carlos Lopez-Ordoñez, Isabel Crespo Cabillo, Jaume Roset Calzada, Helena Coch Roura

AIEM – E.T.S. de Arquitectura de Barcelona, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Urban Growth vs Density: The Case of a Low - Density and Hot Desert Climate City


PLEA 2020 Best Poster Awards

- Cristina Ramos Cáceres, Marcus Sandberg, Adolfo Sotoca

Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden

Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain

Analysis of Urban Scale Factors for Data Center Waste-heat Use: Three Case Studies in Sweden


-Carine Woiezechoski, Rosa Schiano-Phan, Mina Hasman

University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom

Skidmore, Owings and Merril (SOM), London, United Kingdom

Indoor Farming in Future Living Models


-Marwa Dabaieh, Monica M. Zacharia

Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden

Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

Eiid Studio, Cairo, Egypt

Household waste as a low-tech thermal insulation for roofs . A vernacular approach to climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies for vulnerable communities in Egypt


PLEA 2020 Poster Commendations

- Shi Yin, Werner Lang, Yao Lu, Hankun Lin, Qiaosheng Zhan, Yiqiang Xiao

School of Architecture, South China University of Technology (SCUT), Guangzhou, China;

State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science, SCUT, Guangzhou, China;

Institute of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Design and Building, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Correlative Impact of Shading Strategies on Sky Exposure and Cooling Performance at Pedestrian-level in Street Canyon


- Eduardo Pimentel Pizarro, Joana Carla Soares Gonçalves

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

A New Method for Urban Design: The Production of Interstitial Infrastructures Based on Environmental, Morphological and Social Parameters in the City of Sao Paulo


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