UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


MSc Sustainable Heritage Student Seminar

15 November 2017, 6:00 pm–9:00 pm

MSc Sustainable Heritage students

On Wednesday 15th November, UCL ISH will host the Annual MSc Sustainable Heritage student seminar, where recent graduates will present their research on a range of heritage and conservation topics

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UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


Room G01, Central House,14 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1 0NN

In a fast-changing world, the preservation and protection of our cultural heritage matters more than ever before. The MSc Sustainable Heritage is training a new generation of leaders and managers equipped to safeguard our heritage and inspire innovative uses of it.

Our MSc Sustainable Heritage course introduces you to the best and latest conservation policies, projects, methodologies and practices in the context of historic buildings, sites, landscapes and collections. This seminar is an excellent opportunity to learn about the innovative research our students have been doing and about our MSc Sustainable Heritage programme.


18.00 Opening remarks by Course Director Kalliopi Fouseki

18.15 Cosmo Phillips
Exploring a Sustainable Future for Chelsea Physic Garden: Understanding how climate change may affect Chelsea Physic Garden and in what ways impacts can be mitigated or adapted to.

18.30 David Xander Lacson
A case study of Smithfield Market: Investigating the Obsolescence of Heritage Property through the Adaptive Reuse Potential Model

18.45 Bianca Madden
Documentation of Threatened Immovable Cultural Heritage in Conflict Zones: An Investigation into Use, Communication and Prioritisation

19.00 David Newton
To what degree do ‘heritage values’ associated with Victorian and Edwardian dwellings drive or prohibit energy efficiency?

19.15 Wine Reception