An annual event of stalls, exhibitions and illustrated talks by designers, practitioners and professionals.
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26 January 2002
9.30 – 17.30
Phoenix Centre, Phoenix Place, Brighton
Introduction to green architecture
An illustrated presentation that looks at the issues that need to be addressed by design, aiming towards sustainability in the built environment.
Speaker: Duncan Baker-Brown is a Chartered Architect and Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton. The Practice he cofounded in 1994, Baker-Brown McKay, pursues an ethos of environmentally benign architecture.
The Children’s Clinic, Brighton
An illustrated case study of the planned low toxic, energy efficient clinic which is to be built with materials from local, sustainable sources.
Frances Hunt and Taus Larsen
This illustrated talk looks at the first earthship to be built in Europe. These innovative structures are largely constructed from recycled materials, including car tyres.
Speakers: Frances Hunt is a partner in Clifton Design Associates Chartered Architects and specialising green developments, housing and community development. Taus Larsen is 4th year architecture student studying at the University of East London. He has visited Taos, New Mexico where he spent time building with an earthship construction team.
Laughton Lodge co-housing
Following a short presentation, Melanie will respond to questions about the practicalities of living in and developing a co-housing community.
Speaker: Melanie Nock is a co-founder of the Laughton Lodge co-housing community.
Green energy for buildings
An illustrated look at sources of renewable energy for use in the built environment, including solar, bio-fuels and wind.
Speaker: Howard Johns works as a renewable energy consultant, specialising in solar and wind power advice and installations for domestic use.