Designing London for Resilience\

Part of Green Sky Thinking week

With the mayoral elections taking place on 5 May 2016, should the new Mayor of London be looking to tighten housing regulations? Or is it growth at any cost? Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A to explore the challenges of creating a resilient future for London.

The Chair

Hattie Hartman is sustainability editor at The Architects’ Journal. She is the author of London 2012: Sustainable Design (John Wiley & Sons, 2012), and a co-author of the forthcoming Energy, People, Buildings for RIBA Publishing. Hattie is also guest-editor of the current issue of AD, Brazil: Restructuring the Urban published this month prior to the Olympic Games in Rio.

Our Panel

Seth Rutt: Partner, Head of Residential, Hawkins\Brown
Seth, has over 20 years experience working in the Residential sector. He sits on the Sheffield Design Review Panel and is a visiting critic at the University of Nottingham. Seth is currently working on a series of major housing estate regeneration schemes, including the Agar Grove Estate in Camden and the Aylesbury Estate in Southwark.

Bertie Dixon: Senior Engineer & Partner, Max Fordham
Bertie is a building services engineer and PassivHaus (PH) Consultant. He has over a decade of experience of designing low energy housing within the ever-changing landscape that is Part L and supplementary sustainability assessments. He is currently working with Hawkins/Brown on the Agar Grove project. This is expected to be the largest and tallest PH project in the country, and all of the current residents will be rehoused on site.

Shaun Kelly, Sustainability Manager, Peabody
Shaun has a unique perspective on sustainability in construction, having worked setting energy and sustainability standards, building to those standards, as a consultant supporting developers in finding the optimal solution to meet standards, and now managing and procuring sustainable homes.

Charles Moran, Director, CMA Planning
Prior to establishing CMA Planning, Charles Moran worked in planning enforcement and development control at LB Hackney and then as a planning consultant at Hepher Dixon.  He is also a principal of developer Bode as well as a board member of an east London housing association.  He has an excellent planning and legal background and first-hand experience of urban development issues.

Wednesday 27 April 2016
18:00 - 20:30
159 St John Street
Hawkins\Brown HQ
United Kingdom

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