Misty view of Millennium bridge & the Shard

Tag: Health & wellbeing

Urban microclimate: overcoming obstacles to high density resilient cities

6 January 2017 City Hall, London Working with the CIBSE Resilient Cities Group, we brought together 65 policy, industry and academic experts to consider the current state of knowledge and understanding of the various built form-driven effects on urban performance and resilience. We also addressed the practice requirements of tackling the unintended local environmental consequences … Continue reading Urban microclimate: overcoming obstacles to high density resilient cities

Green infrastructure design challenge

May 2017 Build Studios, London As part of Green Sky Thinking week 2017, we’re delighted to once again work in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) to coordinate the 2017 design challenge on the use of green infrastructure as a building service. The competition asked for designs for office buildings (existing … Continue reading Green infrastructure design challenge

Barking Riverside healthy new town research & innovation summit

11 November 2016, 09:30–16:00 Care City, Barking, London Barking Riverside is one of the most ambitious and important new developments in the UK. It is also an NHS England designated Healthy New Towns demonstrator site, aiming to design and deliver interventions which increase healthy life expectancy, reduce health inequalities, and support inclusion and healthy ageing … Continue reading Barking Riverside healthy new town research & innovation summit

Breathe easy – engineering air quality solutions

21 October 2016, 9:00–13:00 Birmingham City University Working with the IET and CIBSE, we hosted an event focused on air quality. Pollution and poor air quality, particularly in urban areas, is an increasing concern for local authorities, health and public services, and the public alike. Breathe easy programme (pdf, 3.5 MB) Chaired by Paddy Conaghan, … Continue reading Breathe easy – engineering air quality solutions