Kent Design: 2-Day Online Urban Design School
Note for Kent Design members: We encourage you to attend both days but you are welcome to just drop in for particular sessions or 1 full day, (scroll down to the bottom of the page to register for an individual day).
Note for non-Members: You can join us on both days (register on this page) or just attend one day (scroll down to the bottom of the page to register for an individual day).
From heating our homes to moving around, the built environment and construction sectors are responsible for 40% of the UK's greenhouse gas emissions. This 2-day Urban Design School will focus on achieving Net Zero Carbon and what that means for planning, development and design professionals. Attendees will learn about best practice, new concepts and practical advice for taking action towards net zero carbon targets.
Day 01: The Big Picture and Key Concepts
10:00 Part 1: The Big Picture
Climate Literacy - Scott McAulay, Coordinator, Anthropocene Architecture School
Net Zero Carbon Roadmap - Ross O'Ceallaigh, Programme Manager, Design South East
12:00 Part 2: Lightning Talks
Multisolving - Ross O'Ceallaigh, Programme Manager, Design South East
Urban Health and Climate Change - Josh Artus, Co-Founder and Director, The Centric Lab
Circular Economy - Rachel Hoolahan, Architect and Sustainability Coordinator, Orms
1.45pm Part 3: Interactive Workshop
Thriving Place Portrait Tool - Discover a new approach to sustainable planning in this fun, interactive session based on the work of Doughnut Economics Action Lab.
Day 02: Delivering Low Carbon Development
10:00 Part 4: Low Carbon Masterplanning
Masterplanning and Energy - Barny Evans, Director of Sustainability, Turley
Transport - Jonathan Tricker, Placemaking Director, PJA
12:00 Part 5: Low Carbon Architecture
Architecture - Kat Scott, Sustainability & Regenerative Design Manager, dRMM
Practice Approach and Case Studies - Tara Gbolade, Co-Founder, Gbolade Design Studio
1.45pm Part 6: Interactive Workshop
Sustainable Design Brief - work in groups with expert tutors to apply what you have learned to a town centre site.
Attendees will get the most out of the Urban Design School by attending all sessions and it is highly recommended that everyone attend the first session on Day 1, as this sets the scene for the rest of the School. However, it is possible to attend only the sessions that are relevant to you if necessary.
Rachel Hoolahan, Architect and Sustainability Coordinator, Orms
Scott McAulay, Coordinator, Anthropocene Architecture School
Josh Artus, Co-Founder and Director, The Centric Lab
Barny Evans, Director of Sustainability, Turley
Kat Scott, Sustainability & Regenerative Design Manager, dRMM
Jonathan Tricker, Placemaking Director, PJA
Tara Gbolade, Co-Founder, Gbolade Design Studio
Ross O'Ceallaigh, Programme Manager, Design South East
Date: Thursday 10th & Friday 11th February 2022
Time: 10.00 - 15:00 (both days)
Format: Interactive online via Zoom
We will be using Zoom as the online conferencing platform. Prior to booking places please ensure you have a reliable internet connection and the latest version of Zoom.
Kent Design member organisations:
This event is included in your annual membership package.
Places are available on a first come, first served basis. Check with your Key Contact, or email us for a members free booking code/booking link at: [email protected]
There are a limited number of places available to non-members. The cost of individual places for this 2-day event is £185+Vat pp/per place. Please book using the Tixoom ticket bundle.
Once you have completed your ticket registration/purchase you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the event on 10th & 11th February 2022. You'll also receive an event reminder email 24hrs prior to the event, + 15mins before the event start time. The event organiser will provide additional information such as a digital programme, Zoom guidance, etc.
We look forward to seeing you at this event!
The Kent Design team