The Forum aims to bring together both architects and heritage professionals to provide wide range of perspectives on the issues of sustainability and existing buildings. The Forum will be divided into three ‘sections’, each addressing a specific theme:

The Political and Institutional Landscape (Tax, Policy, Procurement and Ethics)

  • Sam Balch, Deputy Director at The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Will Hurst, The Architects Journal
  • Lizzie Glithero-West, The Heritage Alliance
  • Cristina Gonzalez-Longo, President of ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Education and Training (CIF)

The Built Environment Sector and the Approach of Key Players

  • A Surveyor’s approach – Kate Charrington MRICS
  • An Engineer’s approach – Henry Pelly Max Fordham
  • An Architect’s approach – Sarah Khan RIBA SCA

A Technical Insight

  • Understanding Carbon in the Historic Environment – Peter Cox, Carrig Conservation International
  • The Responsible Retrofit of Traditional Buildings -Nigel Griffiths, Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA)
  • How to Retrofit;  An Update on the New LETI Guide – Marion Baeli, The London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI)

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