Are we fixated on building air-conditioned glass towers and should we be building these in a climate-constrained world? Is this damaging the reputation of UK professionals in an international market? Can intelligent design, materials and technology keep the typology alive or will these buildings be the sub-prime time-bomb of the next 20 years?
Sean Affleck, Make Architects
Martin Kemp, Nanotechnology KTN
Rachel Witcherley, Buro Happold Façade Engineering
Charlie Sharman, Cantifix
Chaired by Paul Finch
Energy Conversations is a series of regular talks, debates and discussions around the supply and use of energy. Aimed at developers, occupiers, designers and suppliers it will explore key political, design and technical issues which influence sustainable environments. They are produced in association with Buro Happold engineers.
Free to attend. Booking essential.