Footprint's 5 things to do this week
This week’s events include a conference on the efficiencies of BIM and discussion on why social sustainability matters
A business case for Green Infrastructure
When: 29 January, 4.30pm
Where: CIRIA, Classic House, 174-180 Old St, London, EC1V 9BP
This CIRIA Network event will present the latest research and evidence related to valuing and making the case for green infrastructure, together with providing examples of how these valuations can enable improved design for the built environment.
Living designs: Moss: from biophotovoltaics to alternative green walls
When: 30 January, 3.00pm
Where: Bidwells, Bidwell House, Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 9LD.
This half day event will approach the integration of biology in the built environment. The event will highlight projects where moss has been used as a biophotovoltaic medium, and also as an aesthetic component.
Green BIM Conference
When: 31 January, 8.30am
Where: The Building Centre
Why does social sustainability matter?
When: 31 January, 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Where: Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects
Environmental sustainability has long been a key driver in the built environment. Social Sustainability too often gets left off the agenda. The evening seminar will look at how this can be addressed.
2013 Earth Building UK Conference
When: 1 February, 9.30am – 6pm
Where: Dartington Hall, Devon
The UK conference on earth building entitled From spaces to places – Building with earth will highlight new and best practice methods and the creativity necessary to achieve new structures from earth.
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