Workshops – Generic Building Solutions

The Generic Building Solutions is a project of the Diocese of London, in partnership with the Carbon Trust, and with the noted multi-disciplinary design firm Arup as consultants. The project forms part of the Climate Action Programme, itself one strand in the Diocese of London’s strategic plan to address the challenge of energy use and carbon emissions from its buildings.

This project is hosting two further workshops:

  • VALUES AND HERITAGE – Thursday 19th April 2012: including Oliver Caroe on an integrated approach to conservation and sustainability; Diana Evans, English Heritage on renewable energy installations in historic churches; Sarah Royse, InBuilt on Multiple interventions for sustainable low carbon performance and Alex Coppock, Communion Design on reordering and retrofitting a Norman church for sustainable multiple community uses.
  • RESOURCES AND PEOPLE – Thursday 31st May 2012: including Bob Wilson, Wilson Stephen Partnership on the St John Wembley Vicarage and Passivhaus; Simon Harvey, St Mary Islington on a case study in energy saving & micro-generation; and Magdalini Makrodimitri, Queens’ College Cambridge on research into the heating of churches and the care of fabric and contents

All workshops are at London Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street, London SW1P 4AU from 1:30pm – 6:00 pm

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The cost is £40 per person for each workshop.

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