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Last chance to book for AJ Specification Live green products special


Architects from Arup Associates, Architype, Jerry Tate Architects, Barr Gazetas and BBM Sustainable Design will give their tips on green specification at the next AJ Specification Live

Chaired by AJ sustainability editor Hattie Hartman, the sixth event in the series will focus on busting the myths surrounding green specification.

Associate at Architype James Todd will speak about the practice’s project for the University of East Anglia. The project which is featured in the August issue of AJ Specification is pioneering the use of thatch as a modern building material.

Humphries will be joined by Arup Associates’ Ann Marie Augilar who will speak about materials related to the Well Building Standard and the Living Building Challenge.

The full list of speakers

  • Ann Marie Aguilar, associate director, Arup Associates
    On materials related to the Well Building Standard and the Living Building Challenge
  • James Todd, associate, Architype 
    On products specified in the University of Anglia’s new Enterprise Centre which is due to complete in 2015
  • Jon Eaglesham, director, Barr Gazetas 
    On Barr Gazetas’ Air Street commercial retrofit project for the Crown Estate 
  • Jerry Tate, founding partner, Jerry Tate Architects 
    On what clients mean when they ask for green products and how to provide value for money
  • Duncan Baker-Brown, director, BBM Sustainable Design
    On building with locally-sourced replenishable materials versus re-using waste and surplus
  • Sandy Patience, editor, Greenspec
    On specifiying green products

Event details

When Thursday 4 September. Talks: 4 – 6pm

Where NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

AJ Specification Live is a series of free monthly AJ events, in association with NLA, with afternoon talks providing in-depth information on design, specification, building materials and construction methods, followed by networking drinks.

Join us on 4 September to get involved in the debate.


Readers' comments (2)

  • That was a great event last week.Really well attended. I really enjoyed being part of it. Green materials are now part of the mainstream.

    Remember if your design team are telling you the 'green' version of what you want is more expensive than the norm, tell them to try harder. If they can't find a tram who can. Can you?

    Duncan Baker-Brown

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  • Great typo! I meant "find a team who can", but tram works as well for some people.... DBB

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