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Footprint's 5 things to do this week

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This week’s events include discussions on the future of cities and public spaces

Designing cities

Richard Rogers

When 23 September, 6.30pm

Where Royal Institution, Albemarle Street, London

A panel of key urban thinkers and figures involved in the shaping of cities, including Bristol Mayor George Ferguson, will discuss how architecture can help to create cities for the future.


Rainwater harvesting breakfast

rainwater harvesting

When 24 September, 8am

Where Arup Bristol office, 63 Saint Thomas Street, Bristol

This breakfast talk and product showcase being led by Arup and Pipex will look at the latest innovation in rainwater harvesting systems and blue roof design principles.


Zero Carbon Hub: Part L 2013 update

Zero Carbon Hub logo

When 24 September - 10 October

Where Various venues including Manchester, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Birmingham and London

These seminars being run in various venues across the UK by the Zero Carbon Hub will provide an update to Part L 2013 and the allowable solutions consulation.


The Stirling Prize


When 26 September, 7pm

Where Central St Martins, King’s Cross, London

The winner of 2013’s Stirling Prize will be announced this Thursday. Catch up on all the projects in the running for the prestigious title, here.


A conversation in public space


When 27 September, talks 2 - 5pm, film 7pm

Where Beacon Bingo, Cricklewood, London

Being held as part of a series of events at Cricklewood Town Square, these discussions will explore the purpose of public space. Featuring talks by Finn Williams, a planner at Croydon Council, Daisy Froud, an architect at AOC, and Valerie Beirne from Bankside Urban Forest, who will try to answer: what does public space do? who is it for? and how do we get it? William H Whyte’s A Social Life of Small Urban Spaces will be screened after the discussion.



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