Footprint's 5 things to do this week
This week’s events include a talk at the RIBA by Charles Correa and and a debate on sustainability within the creative industries
LED lighting and heating for Passivhaus
When 15 May
Where St John’s Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge
At this conference organised by the University of East Anglia’s Centre for the Built Envrionment, Colin Ball of BDP will discuss how LED lighting can reduce lighting demands whilst Ron Beattie, director at Beattie Passive will talk about the savings which can come from a fabric first approach.
UAL debate on enterprise and sustainability
When 15 May, 1.30pm
Where St Bride’s Foundation, Fleet Street, London
Chaired by Jeremy Till, head of Central St Martins, this debate will look at how the creative industries can contribute to a more sustainable future.
Charles Correa: The gestures of human occupation
When 15 May, 6.30pm
Where RIBA, 66 Portland Place
RIBA Gold medal winning architect Charles Correa will talk about his projects, influences and the creation of an architecture for post-independence India.
Nature Plus conference
When 16-17 May
Where KAHO Sint-Lieven, Gent, Belgium
Nature Plus and Cap’em are hosting an international conference with the Vibe Flemish Institute for Bio-Ecological Building and Living. The event will focus on natural building materials and life cyle analysis.
When 17-19 May
Where Various locations in the City of London
A festival of architecture for 5-11 year olds, with over 40 events including ‘Bridge the Gap’ an opportunity to design, build and test a model bridge with Arup and ‘Be an Architective’ an architectural exploration of London.