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2011 CONFERENCE

Resilience of Buildings, Neighbourhoods and Cities

The whole conference was shown online, with opportunity for discussion after each broadcast.  

Tuesday, 14th June

10.55 Welcome
John Sheridan, Chair of Planet Group, Scottish Construction Forum
11.00 Principles and Processes Related to Sustainable Building Design
Dr David Grierson and Carolyn Moultrie, University of Strathclyde Glasgow
11.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speakers
12.30 Break
14.00 Learning from Scotland’s Housing Expo:
Making resilient buildings and neighbourhoods

John Brennan, University of Edinburgh
14.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speaker
15.30 Close

 

Wednesday, 15th June

10.55 Welcome
John Sheridan, Chair of Planet Group, Scottish Construction Forum
11.00 Flooding resilience: avoidance, resistance and recovery
Prof. Sue Roaf, Heriot Watt University
11.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speakers
12.30 Break
14.00 Resilience to Occupancy: Findings from recent Post Occupancy Evaluation projects
Dr Tim Sharpe, Glasgow School of Art
14.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speakers
15.30 Close

 

Thursday, 16th June

10.55 Welcome
John Sheridan, Chair of Planet Group, Scottish Construction Forum
11.00 The theory of self-organising built environments as a response to carbon levels
Dr David Moore, Robert Gordon University
11.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speakers
12.30 Break
14.00 Urban Heat Island: Managing local climate change to enhance resilience of cities
Dr Rohinton Emmanuel and Dr Craig Thomson, Glasgow Caledonian University, and Prof. Eduardo Krüger, Federal Technological University of Paraná, Brazil (Visiting Researcher at GCU)
14.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speakers
15.30 Close

 

Friday, 17th June

10.55 Welcome
John Sheridan, Chair of Planet Group, Scottish Construction Forum
11.00 Towards a Visible City for Visually Impaired Users
Dr Robert White and Dr Mike Grant, University of Strathclyde Glasgow
11.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speakers
12.30 Break
14.00 Energy co-operatives as a means of achieving sustainability within the housing sector 
Prof. Tariq Muneer and Sarah Borthwick, Edinburgh Napier University
14.50 Q & A – online interactive session with the speakers
15.30 Close

 

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