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The effect that Architecture and Urban design has on new buildings and refurbishments to achieve low environmental impact.

November 17th 2016, Reading School of Architecture

Hosted by Prof. Lorraine Farrelly - School of Architecture, University of Reading and John Booths, GREN and Reading Climate Change Partnership.

Guest speakers:

Dr. Daniela Perrotti - School of Architecture, University of Reading

Urban metabolism knowledge for energy-conscious environmental design

Prof. Tim Dixon - School of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading

City visions and resilience: developing future proof thinking

Dr. Zhiwen Luo - School of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading

Architectural and urban resilient design to extreme weather events

Pitch session Practice perspectives

Piers Taylor - School of Architecture, University of Reading / founder Invisible Studio

Low impact and low energy timber buildings: locality, frugality and materials

Tim O'Callaghan - School of Architecture, University of Reading / director Nimtim Architects

Consultation and scenario testing for improved adaptability of buildings: waste and energy costs of demolishing and rebuilding.

Penelope Plaza - School of Architecture, University of Reading / co-founder CollectiVoX

Architects as catalysts of creative resistance: social resilience, tactical urbanism and the right to a sustainable city.

 

Ass. Prof. Oliver Froome-Lewis - School of Architecture, University of Reading / Touching the City

Low Impact City: the importance of comparing financial, social, environmental and cultural values

Round table

Local issues and local plans

 

 

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