Green Sky Thinking 2018

Programme of Events

Putting people at the centre of urban regeneration: lessons from Clapham Park

16 May 2018

The event will describe the approach taken at Clapham Park to bring forward proposals for 4000 new homes in a healthy, prosperous and socially cohesive community. Clapham Park is one of the largest urban regeneration projects in London, representing a unique opportunity to revitalise an area of deprivation designed to...

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People productivity in places

16 May 2018

Cundall is joining-up with UCL to share years of research on the impact that design has on human performance and wellbeing.Alan Fogarty, Sustainability Partner at Cundall, will be comparing the qualitative and quantitative aspects of post occupancy evaluations and Indoor Environment Quality (IEQ).

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Distinction, character and community: the making of a 21st century mansion block - SOLD OUT waiting list only

16 May 2018

Weston Street is the result of 15 years of experimentation of building on ‘left over’ gap sites in the city by the developer Solidspace and the evolution of their signature split section design. Using the gap site, Solidspace develop the city fabric to accommodate new housing and people.

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Inclusive urban planning - creating a city for everyone

16 May 2018

‘Normkreativ’ (challenging and reshaping the accepted ‘norm’ in a creative way) and inclusive urban development has attracted great interest and is crucial for creating sustainable cities and communities. But how can this be achieved in practice? How can the city become more inclusive, equal and attractive to everyone? White Arkitekter...

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Putting students first

16 May 2018

The Centre Building is a state of the art flexible and highly sustainable academic and teaching building at the heart of LSE’s world-famous campus. With a pioneering design, LSE has encouraged its contractor Mace to seek out new ways of delivering a complex building in a constrained environment.

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Wellness and Architecture: Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion - SOLD OUT waiting list only

16 May 2018

Wellness is at the forefront of the sustainable design discourse, but how well are we doing as an industry in creating places which promote health and wellbeing? Is the success limited to isolated case studies or are we consistently delivering better places?

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Designing for people or designing for density – Can we continue to create urban live-ability at ever increasing densities?

16 May 2018

Prompted by the omission of the density matrix from the New London Plan, a panel will discuss place-making, and consider the drivers that will direct appropriate density in future housing development within London. The panel will compare this within London’s surrounds, as well as further afield, with a range of...