Footprint's 5 things to do this week
This week’s events include an a talk discussing BIG’s designs for a waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen
Re-engineering the city
When: 11 March, 5.30pm
Where: Deloitte, 2 New Street Square, London
The impact of design and technology on environments
When: 12 March, 4.30 - 6pm
Where: The Building Centre
This event will discuss how university experts can work with the architecture, design and landscape sectors. Speakers include Pat Brown, director of Landscape Interface Studio and Dr Steve Pretlove of Archilab.
UCL energy seminar: DECC putting people into energy
When: 13 March, 5.30pm
Where: UCL, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place
Adam Cooper, head of social science engagement for DECC will discuss the importance of social sciences and how understanding people is a fundamental and essential part of developing energy or climate policy that works.
Pushing boundaries: BIG
When: March 14, 6.30pm
Where: Manchester Metropolitan Business School, Oxford Road, Manchester
David Zahle of BIG will discuss their project - the Amagerforbrænding; Copenhagen’s new waste-to-energy plant which has a roof that doubles as a ski slope.
The working village: A live think-tank exploring the making of a radical entrepreneurial village
When: 14 March, 6pm
Where: Architectural Association, 36 Bedford Square, London
A cross-disciplinary panel will consider the proposal for an entrepreneurial working village by Darryl Chen of Tomorrows Thoughts Today.