2019 features and seminars
Offsite construction and prefabrication are the buzzwords of the day but they are bringing about a quiet revolution within the built environment. A series of high-profile case studies will be explored in this talk, demonstrating how modern methods of construction are changing building design across all sectors.
Chair: Sarah Yates, New London Architecture
Hazel Rounding, shedKM
Dave Lomax, Waugh Thistleton
Kevin Gray, Director of Formwork and Architectural Adviser to Be First
Mark Rintoul, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Sarah Wigglesworth in conversation
The architect Sarah Wigglesworth has been championing sustainable design for decades and has created projects that foster social wellbeing, while retaining her environmental credentials. In this special interview she will reveal the key projects that have shaped the practice, as well as upcoming work that demonstrates the evolution of their work.
Chair: Hattie Hartman, Architects' Journal
Back to the future
Demolishing old buildings and replacing them with new ones is expensive and bad for the environment. The truly sustainable approach for the city is one that renovates and reimagines its built heritage, making it fit for purpose for the contemporary occupant. This panel of experts will look at a range of case studies, from homes to offices, galleries to exhibition centres.
Chair: Chris Foges, Architecture Today
Catarina Kohut, Jonathan Tuckey Design
Trevor Morris, SPPARC
Nicola Rutt, Hawkins\Brown
Alexander Lervik, industrial designer