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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

Research keywords

  • Architecture
  • Renewable Energy
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Revolution

Research expertise

  • Architecture and the built environment
  • Urban design

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
090699Electrical And Electronic Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified35
120599Urban And Regional Planning Not Elsewhere Classified35
090499Chemical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified30

Memberships

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Chair - The World Council for Renewable Energy
  • Steering Committee Member - Urban Climate Change Research Network Columbia University

Other

  • Corporate Member - Planning Institute of Australia

Awards

Recognition.

2007EUROSOLAR Award - Category
The European Association for Renewable Energy (Australia)
Since 2002 Professor Droege has served the World Council for Renewable Energy, driving 'Solar City' agendas, and promoting renewable energy in his urban consultancy work in China.
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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2006Droege P, Renewable City: A Comprehensive Guide to an Urban Revolution, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 309 (2006) [A1]

Publications

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Book (5 outputs)

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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)

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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]
2008Droege P, 'Urban energy transition: An introduction', Urban Energy Transition: From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power, Elsevier, Amsterdam 1-14 (2008) [B1]
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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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Grants and Funding

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Research Supervision

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Conjoint Professor Peter Droege

Work Phone(02) 4921 5771
Fax(02) 4921 7408
Email
PositionConjoint Professor
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/peter-droege