KSA CASE Researchers speak at 31st Passive and Low Energy Architecture Conference in Bologna

KSA had the largest international research presence at the 31st Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) conference in Bologna, Italy on 9-11 September 2015. Attended by over 300 delegates from all over the world, six researchers from KSA’s Centre for Architecture and the Sustainable Environment  (CASE) delivered research papers on a range of topics:

Michael Adaji
An investigation into thermal comfort in residential buildings in the hot humid climate of Sub-Saharan Africa: a field study in Abuja-Nigeria.

Keith Bothwell
Pines Calyx earth tube performance.

Christina Chatzipoulka
Comparing the solar performance of urban forms in London.

Carolina Vasilikou
Thermal perception of pedestrians moving in interconnected urban spaces: adaptive thermal comfort in irregular spatial sequences in Rome and London.

Leonidas Tsichritzis
The glazing of balconies as a retrofitting solution for reducing the heating load of the adjacent room in Athens. [Recently joined CASE from the Architectural Association, London]

Richard Watkins
The performance of natural ventilation in a dance studio – lessons from tracer gas measurements and control integration.

For more information, please see:
PLEA 2015 conference: www.plea2015.it