Organizers

LOCAL ORGANISING TEAM

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Barbara Widera
PhD HDr

PLEA 2024 Director

Architect, researcher, expert for the European Commission and European Parliament

Research focus: bioclimatic design, nature-based solutions, underwater research and climate resilience

PLEA Associate
Associate Professor at Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Architecture Member of the Mission Board of EU Mission Adaptation to climate change New European Bauhaus Preparatory Action Dimension Lead Expert

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Aleksandra Marcinów PhD

PLEA 2024 Secretary

Architect, researcher, academic teacher, expert in the research of historical objects.

Academician Research focus: contemporary adaptations of historic buildings, especially residences, reconstructions of castles and palaces in Silesia in the 19 th and early 20 th centuries.

Adjunct at Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Architecture

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Jakub Onyszkiewicz PhD

PLEA 2024 Secretary

Licensed architect, researcher and academic teacher.

Research focus: biomimetics in geometry and architecture, natural building materials in modern architecture, energy management and sustainability in building renovation and building information modeling (BIM)

Adjunct at Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Architecture

Member of International Association of Shell and Spacial Structures (IASS)

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Marta Rudnicka-Bogusz PhD

PLEA 2024 Secretary

(sick leave as of October 1st)

Architect, researcher and academic teacher.

Research focus: preservation of material heritage with complex parentage, cultural landscape as an outcome of overlapping patronages, sustainable cultural landscape

Adjunct at Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Architecture

Member of INTBAU and European Architectural Envisioning Association

International advisory board

Heide Schuster

BLAUSTUDIO. GERMANY.

Joana Carla Soares Goncalves

Architectural Association School of Architecture, UK. University of Westminster, UK. Bartlet School of Architecture, UCL, UK.

Ulrike Passe

Iowa State University. USA

Jorge Rodríguez Álvarez

Universidade da Coruña, ESPAÑA.

Pablo La Roche

Cal. Poly Pomona / CallisonRTKL Inc. USA.

Paula Cadima

Architectural Association Graduate School. UNITED KINGDOM.

Rajat Gupta

Oxford Brookes University. UNITED KINGDOM.

Sanda Lenzholzer

Wageningen University. THE NETHERLANDS.

Mattheos Santamouris

Anita Lawrence Chair High Performance Architecture, School Built Environment, Faculty Art Design and Architecture, University New South Wales. AUSTRALIA

Waldo Bustamante

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. CHILE.

Carlos Javier Esparza López

Universidad de Colima. MÉXICO.

Edward Ng

Chinese University of Hong Kong. HONG KONG.

Simos Yannas

Architectural Association Graduate School. UNITED KINGDOM.

Barbara Widera

Faculty of Architecture, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology. POLAND

Scientific committee

Heide Schuster

BLAUSTUDIO. GERMANY. PLEA PRESIDENT

Hector Altamirano

University College of London. UNITED KINGDOM

Sergio Altomonte

Université Catholique de Louvain. BELGIUM.

Anna Bać

Wrocław University of Science and Technology. POLAND.

Umberto Berardi

Canada Research Chair in Building Science, BeTOP Lab, Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science, Toronto Metropolitan University, CANADA.

Waldo Bustamante

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. CHILE.

Paula Cadima

Architectural Association. UNITED KINGDOM.

Paul Carew

ARUP - Advanced Building Engineering. GERMANY

Manuel Correia Guedes

University of Lisbon. PORTUGAL.

Robert Crawford

University of Melbourne. AUSTRALIA.

Denise Silva Duarte

University of São Paulo. BRAZIL

Rajan Rawal

CEPT University. INDIA.

Carlos Esparza

University of Colima. MEXICO

Mark Gilliott

University of Nottingham. UNITED KINGDOM.

Joana Carla Soares Goncalves

Architectural Association School of Architecture, UK. University of Westminster, UK. Bartlet School of Architecture, UCL, UK.

Rajat Gupta

Oxford Brookes University. UNITED KINGDOM.

Cecilia Jiménez

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. CJD Arquitectos. PERÚ.

Sanda Lenzholzer

Wageningen University. THE NETHERLANDS.

Florian Lichtblau

Lichtblau Architects. GERMANY.

Carlos Javier Esparza López

Universidad de Colima. MÉXICO.

Emanuele Naboni

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. DENMARK.

Edward Ng

The Chinese University of Hong Kong. HONG KONG – CHINA.

Leonardo Monteiro

University of Sao Paulo. BRAZIL.

Lucyna Nyka

Gdańsk University of Technology. POLAND

Ulrike Passe

Iowa State University. USA.

Alessandra Prata Shimomura

FAUUSP. BRAZIL

Lucelia Rodrigues

University of Nottingham. UNITED KINGDOM.

Jorge Rodríguez Álvarez

Universidade da Coruña, ESPAÑA.

Rosa Schiano-Phan

University of Westminster. UNITED KINGDOM.

Aurora Monge-Barrio

Universidad de Navarra. SPAIN.

Daniel Zepeda Rivas

University College London, UK.

Mattheos Santamouris

University of Athens. GREECE.

Marc E Schiler

University of Southern California. USA.

Heide Schuster

BLAUSTUDIO – Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design. GERMANY.

Masanori Shukuya

Tokyo City University. JAPAN.

Marta Skiba

University of Zielona Góra. POLAND.

Joana Soares Goncalves

Architectural Association School of Architecture. UNITED KINGDOM.

Victoria Soto Magan

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. SWITZERLAND.

Marwa Dabaieh

Malmö University. SWEDEN.

Małgorzata Sztubecka

Bydgoszcz University of Science and Technology. POLAND.

Leena E. Thomas

University of Technology. AUSTRALIA.

Barbara Widera

Wroclaw University of Technology. POLAND.

Jan Wienold

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. SWITZERLAND.

Feng Yang

Tongji University. CHINA.

Simos Yannas

Architectural Association. UNITED KINGDOM.

Aram Yeretzian

American University of Beirut. LEBANON.

Florencia Collo

ATMOS LAB. UNITED KINGDOM.
UTDT University from Argentina.

Honorary patronage

Rector of Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Prof. Arkadiusz Wójs, DSc, PhD, Eng.

Strategic partner

Państwowa Szkoła Muzyczna II stopnia im. Ryszarda Bukowskiego we Wrocławiu

Media partner

Main Industrial partner

Mobility partner