Footprint's 5 things to do this week
This week’s events include Clerkenwell design week and a seminar on the performance gap
Clerkenwell Design Week 2013
When 22 May, 12.30pm (Design Week: 21-23 May)
Where Interface Showroom, London (Design Week: Various locations around Clerkenwell, London)
As part of Clerkewell Design Week, AJ sustainability editor Hattie Hartman will chair a panel on Sustainable Design: Measuring Impacts. The talk will feature AHEC’s Out of the Woods project where 12 RSA students designed prototype chairs whose environmental impacts were measured each step of the way.
UCL-Energy seminar: Energy modelling and the energy policy process
When 21 May, 5.30pm
Where UCL Energy Institute, London
At this talk Professor Neil Strachan will explore the role of energy models in energy policy and the insights which they can provide.
Energy conversations: Mind the gap
When 22 May, 6.30pm
Where The Building Centre, London
At another of the energy conversation series, Judit Kimpian, director of sustainable architecture and research at Aedas, and Bill Bordass will discuss the gap between predicted energy performance and the actual performance buildings.
Cradle to Cradle and the circular economy
When 23 May, 12.30pm
Where 23-25 Great Sutton Street, London
Sophie Thomas, co-director of design at the RSA, and co-founder of The Great Recovery project will give a talk on Cradle to Cradle design and the circular economy and how these concepts should drive innovation in sustainable design.
Green Fuse: The work of Dan Pearson
When 23 May – 20 October
Where Garden Museum, London
This exhibition will explore the influences, design process and the projects of landscape designer Dan Pearson.