55 Years of EDE: Confronting the climate crisis and re-shaping the built environment
30 November 2020–04 December 2020, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
This event is free.
UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering
How can engineering and construction transform to respond to the climate emergency?
UCL IEDE would like to warmly invite you to attend a series of online talks and a panel discussion to celebrate a rich 55-year history in the field of Environmental Design and Engineering (EDE) at The Bartlett.
The climate emergency and potential responses from the construction industry during and post the COVID-19 pandemic is a key theme of the events that will be explored through presentations and discussions with IEDE staff and guest speakers from the industry.
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday there will be an hour-long lunchtime webinar featuring two 20 minute presentations followed by a 20 minute Q&A. A panel discussion will take place on Friday with all the guest speakers from the week.
Monday 30 November 2020 (12:30 -13:30)
Sustainability, health and wellbeing
- Dr Clare Heaviside (NERC Independent Research Fellow, UCL IEDE): Climate Change health impacts – latest evidence and implications
- Prof Mike Davies (UCL IEDE): Sustainable and Healthy Cities
Tuesday 1 December 2020 (12:30 -13:30)
Environmental design and building performance
- Florence Lam (Arup, visiting professor at UCL IEDE): Lighting for Humanity
- Dr Esfand Burman (UCL IEDE): An integrated framework for building performance – CIBSE TM61
Wednesday 2 December 2020 (12:30-13:30)
The climate challenge
- Ian Taylor (FCB Studios, visiting professor at UCL IEDE): How architecture needs to respond to the climate emergency
- Ashley Bateson (Partner at Hoare Lea): How MEP engineers need to respond to the climate emergency
Friday 4 December 2020 (12:30-13:30)
How can engineering and construction transform to respond to the climate emergency? The guest speakers who have presented throughout the week will gather to discuss the climate emergency and potential responses from the construction industry during and post the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Chair: Prof Sarah Bell (UCL IEDE)