'Sustainable Construction: from Margins to Mainstream', Seminar, 2/5/07

Maxey L. l.maxey at swansea.ac.uk
Tue Mar 27 17:19:44 BST 2007


Please circulate widely:




Sustainable Construction:

>From Margins to Mainstream


A one day seminar for green building practitioners, architects,

those involved in housing and regeneration,

 the construction industry and academics.


          Topics include:


*        What are the drivers and barriers to widespread adoption of
'best practise' in sustainable construction?

*        How can these barriers be addressed?

*        What role can academic research and teaching play in promoting

*        What opportunities are presented by developments in planning
policy and regeneration such as Community Land Trusts and mutual
ownership of housing?


11.00am - 4.00pm, Wednesday 2nd May


Centre for Alternative Technology,

Nr. Machynlleth


          Contributors include:


*        Phil Horton                 (WISE special projects officer,

*        Peter Sedgewick      (Pembrokeshire CC Planning Department)

*        Duncan Forbes         (Torfaen Community Housing)

*        Pat Conaty     (Land for People)

*        Dr Larch Maxey         (Swansea University)

*        David Rodgers          (CDS Housing)

*        Tom O'Kane (Felinuchaf)


Free of charge (Includes Lunch)


Please book your place by 24th April


For information and bookings, please contact Richard Bickle on 07768
184882 or richardbickle at cooptel.net


Organised by Cardiff School of Management.  

Funded by Welsh Assembly Government, Knowledge Exploitation Fund.

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