DAY SCHOOL - FRIDAY 12th June 2009

The Day School examines the nature of climate change and looks for ways in which we can respond positively to it. The School will provide the opportunity to hear about current initiatives and new approaches; to gain insights from recent projects; and to consider ways of adapting and enhancing our historic environment in the future.

Coffee and Registration - Palace Hotel

Chair’s welcome and Opening Address.
Chair - Barry Joyce MBE

09:45 - 10:15
Threats and Opportunities: the historic environment and climate change
Mark Hoare, Robert Adam architects

10:15 - 10:35
Keynote Speaker
Hugh Ellis, Friends of the Earth
Is conservation of the historic environment a sustainable activity (Part 1)?

10:35 - 11:05
Is conservation of the historic environment a sustainable activity (Part 2)?
Derek Latham, Latham Architects

11:05 - 11:30 Coffee

11:30 - 12:00
Climate change and the historic environment: a European perspective

Alexandra Coxen, English Heritage, European Heritage Heads Forum Secretariat

12:00 - 12:45
How can we make historic buildings even more sustainable?

Chris Wood, English Heritage

12:45 - 13:00

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch


Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method
Philip Carney, BREEAM

Climate change and designed landscapes
Raoul Curtis-Machin, The National Trust

Micro-generation and the historic environment
Catherine Streater, Green Dimension

Building Regulations and Traditional Buildings
Joe Campion, Quadrant Approved Inspectors

Sustainabilty and contemporary design
Karen Anderson, Anderson Bell Christie

Building materials and sustainability
Mark Parsons, Anthony Short & Partners

Current work at The Crescent, Buxton – visit to work in progress
Project Architect - FULLY SUBSCRIBED

Practical Hemcrete
Ian Pritchett, Lime Technology Ltd

14:00 - 15:00
Choice 1 from School Classes

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee

15:30 - 16:30
Choice 2 from School Classes

16:30 - 17:00
Q&A - Round up of day

17.15 IHBC Annual General Meeting

20:00 - 24:00 Formal Dinner