Conjoint Professor Peter Droege

Conjoint Professor

School of Architecture and Built Environment

Career Summary

Biography

Professor Peter Droege is an internationally active expert in urban

design, regenerative regional development, and in urban integrated

renewable energy transition strategies. He is General Chairman, World

Council for Renewable Energy and President of Eurosolar, Europe’s

largest independent renewable energy association. He served on the

Selection Committee of Masdar's Zayed Future Energy Prize since its

inception, the Steering Committee of the Urban Climate Change Research

Network; the World Future Council; the United Nations Habitat’s Global

Research Network; and is a senior advisor to the Beijing Institute for

City Planning and Design. A recipient of the European Solar Prize,

Professor Droege has been an executive adviser to many public and

private institutions on renewable and sustainable urban development. He

developed the National and NSW Urban Design Chapters of the Planning

Institute of Australia, and served as inaugural president for both

chapters. His academic background includes the Technical University of

Munich, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (School of Architecture

and Planning), Tokyo University (Endowed Chair Program, Research Centre

for Advanced Science and Technology) and the University of Sydney (Lend

Lease Chair). Chair of Sustainable Spatial Development at the University

of Liechtenstein, he proudly serves as a Conjoint Professor, Faculty of

Engineering, University of Newcastle, Australia.

Research Expertise
- Architecture and the built environment - Urban design 



Keywords

  • Architecture
  • Renewable Energy
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Revolution

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
090499Chemical Engineering not elsewhere classified30
090699Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified35
120599Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified35

Professional Experience

Membership

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
Steering Committee MemberUrban Climate Change Research Network Columbia University
United States
Chair - The World Council for Renewable EnergyThe World Council for Renewable Energy
Australia
Corporate Member - Planning Institute of AustraliaPlanning Institute of Australia
Australia

Awards

Recognition

YearAward
2007EUROSOLAR Award - Category
The European Association for Renewable Energy
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (5 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Droege P, Climate Design: Design and Planning for the Age of Climate Change, Oro Editions, Reyes Station, CA, 223 (2010) [A3]
2009Droege P, 100% Renewable: Energy Autonomy in Action, Earthscan, London, 326 (2009) [A3]
2008Droege P, Urban Energy Transition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 655 (2008) [A3]
2006Droege P, Renewable City: A Comprehensive Guide to an Urban Revolution, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 309 (2006) [A1]
1997Droege P, Intelligent environments: spatial aspects of the information revolution, Elsevier, Oxford, United Kingdom, 727 (1997) [A1]
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Chapter (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Droege P, 'Principles, concepts, and visions', Climate Design: Design and Planning for the Age of Climate Change, Oro Editions, Reyes Station, CA 16-25 (2010) [B2]
2009Droege P, '100% renewable energy: The essential target', 100% Renewable: Energy Autonomy in Action, Earthscan, Oxford, United Kingdom 1-48 (2009) [B1]
2009Droege P, 'Better place', 100% Renewable: Energy Autonomy in Action, Earthscan, Oxford, United Kingdom 225-228 (2009) [B1]
DOI10.4324/9781849774345
2008Droege P, 'Urban energy transition: An introduction', Urban Energy Transition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power, Elsevier, Amsterdam 1-14 (2008) [B1]
CitationsScopus - 1
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Journal article (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2004Droege P, 'Urban design in Australia', Australian Planner, 41 20-21 (2004) [C2]
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Conjoint Professor Peter Droege

Position

Conjoint Professor
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Emailpeter.droege@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 5771
Fax(02) 4921 7408

Office

LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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