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Footprint's 5 things to do this week

This week’s events include a talk by Bill Bordass and green events in Bristol

Improving building performance


When June 12, 5:30pm

Where Christopher Ingold XLG2 Auditorium, 20 Gordon Street, London

Leading building energy performance expert Bill Bordass OBE will speak at the inaugural George Henderson Memorial Lecture. Bordass will talk about the perils of the increasing complexity associated with low-energy buildings and provide clear guidance on what actually matters and how to deliver it.

Bristol’s BIG green week 2013


When 15 -23 June

Where Various venues around Bristol

Bristol hosts its annual festival of green-thinking events this week. Highlights include the festival of nature, the Schumacher sustainability lectures and the BIG market.

The Schumacher lectures


When 15 June, 10am - 5pm

Where City Hall, College Green, Bristol

A day of lectures on sustainable development from prominent thinkers in the green movement. Speakers include former Welsh minister for the environment Jane Davidson, transition movement founder Rob Hopkins and carbon coach Dave Hampton.

Swifts and the built up environment



When 13 June 2pm - 4.30pm

Where GLive, London Road, Guildford

Edward Mayer of Swift Conservation will speak about how architects can use various strategies to improve biodiversity in the built-environment.

The AJ CPD Portal


Take the latest in The AJ’s series of CPDs. Improve your knowledge as a specifier of drainage elements to help manage the risks associated with hygiene and corrosion.




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