Cultivating and Manufacturing Our Homes.

This event is part of London Climate Action Week, it is free to attend but registration is required.

The UK is legally committed to being zero carbon and zero waste by 2050. Engineered Timber is the only large-scale construction material that can be grown. To fulfil our commitment to the environment, engineering, architecture and construction with timber can work together to achieve towards our carbon free goal.

We invite you to join us during London Climate Action Week and contribute to a discussion with world-lead specialists about: timber’s material properties, Modern Methods of Construction with timber and its suitability for different housing typologies and skills training for new jobs. Throughout, we will be discussing strategies that can help us build carbon free homes for our future!

Introduced by:
Nicky Gavron AM – London Sustainable Development Commissioner author of the GLA report Design, Sealed, Delivered

Panel speakers include:
Michael Ramage – Director of the Centre for Natural Material Innovation, Cambridge University

Andrew Waugh – Waugh Thistleton Architects, creator of world-leading engineered timber buildings

Maria Smith – Director of Sustainability and Physics at Buro Happold

Samantha Wait – Director of Business Development & External Affairs at Swan Housing Group

This is a free event, requiring advance registration. Please register here.


Event details

Date: 16/11/2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm