Oxford Brookes University Architecture staff win ‘Best Paper’ award for low carbon community research
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Oxford Brookes University Architecture staff win ‘Best Paper’ award for low carbon community research

Architecture staff win ‘Best Paper’ award for low carbon community research

A research paper by Rajat Gupta and Matt Gregg has won the award for ‘Best Paper’ at the 30th International Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) conference.

The paper was titled ‘A quiet revolution: Mapping energy use in low carbon communities’. It followed the research on carbon mapping in the EVALOC low carbon communities project. The conference was held in Ahmedabad, India from 16-18 December 2014. It was attended by 500 delegates from 50 countries and approximately 200 papers and 100 posters were presented. On winning the award, Professor Rajat Gupta said it ‘should add further to our international esteem/impact.

Rajat Gupta is Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Climate Change at Oxford Brookes University. Matt Gregg is a Research Fellow in Architecture and Climate Change at Oxford Brookes.

PLEA is a network of individuals that shares expertise in the arts, sciences, planning and design of the built environment. They organise international conferences and workshops, expert group meetings and consultancies, scientific and technical publications, and architectural competitions and exhibitions.