Tag: People making changes

Climate change: what’s next?

Following important international achievements such as the Paris Agreement, the UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP), the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, the All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group and Mediaplanet joined forces to create an integrated campaign to keep climate change on the public agenda. Of specific interest to the ARCC network is … Continue reading Climate change: what’s next?

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

Engaging with those elusive stakeholders

Around 20 enthusiastic early career researchers from institutions around the UK made their way to York in October 2014 to learn about stakeholder engagement. The information below is a fantastic how-to guide in stakeholder engagement: Around a framework of presentations and exercises, they spent two days thinking about: the characteristics of stakeholders, why they are … Continue reading Engaging with those elusive stakeholders

Green Sky Thinking Week 2016

Green Sky Thinking is a week-long, London-wide programme for built environment and property professionals, organised by Open-City. In 2016, we joined forces with CIBSE to help link professionals with cutting-edge research on sustainable design and building. Our events 25 April: Green infrastructure as a building service design challenge 27 April: Sensing the place – experiences … Continue reading Green Sky Thinking Week 2016