PLEA 2016: July 11-13

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PLEA 2016: July 11-13

July 08, 2016

The Passive and Low Energy Architecture Association (PLEA) will host its 2016 Conference July 11-13, 2016 at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.


Co-organized by PLEA, the University of Southern California, Cal Poly Pomona, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, this is the first PLEA conference to be held in the United States in 35 years.


Conference attendees will enjoy talks, workshops, and tours, centered on the theme of “Cities, Buildings, People: Towards Regenerative Environments,” exploring the interactions between people and buildings to achieve livable, regenerative environments at multiple scales.


Keynote speakers include Thom Mayne ’69 and USC Architecture faculty Larry Scarpa and Michael Lehrer. USC Master of Building Science students Mohammed Al-Jammaz, Shinjini Bhattacharjee, Kelly Burkhart, Lisha Deng, Qianqian Fan, Jeyhun Moon, and Mic Patterson will be presenting conference papers.


Professor Marc Schiler served on the conference organizing committee as Scientific Committee Chair.


Find out more information about PLEA 2016 here and PLEA here.