BCO & Arup: Is Net Zero Carbon the Death of Good Design?

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Is net zero carbon the death of good design?

Does the current focus on achieving net zero carbon constrain designers to produce bland, boring buildings? Or is it an opportunity for a new kind of creativity that balances experience and aesthetics with the urgent need to reduce our carbon footprint?

Start Date / Time 30 Jun 2022 08:00
End Date / Time 30 Jun 2022 10:00
Venue Watershed, 1 Canon's Rd, Bristol BS1 5TX
National No
Region South West England and South Wales
Type Seminar
Available to Non Members No


Join the British Council for Offices, Arup and Stride Treglown Architects for breakfast and take part in a thought-provoking debate exploring the constraints and opportunities for building designers implied by our journey to net zero carbon.

We also anticipate a lively and thought-provoking Q&A segment.

8.00am - 8.30am: Breakfast
8.30am - 9.30am: Talk and Q&A

Charlotte Acreman, Director, CBRE (Chair)
Stephen Hill, Associate Director, Arup & BCO ESG Group
Clare Wilding, Engineer, Arup
John Wright, Head of Office, Bristol, Stride Treglown Architects & BCO ESG Group

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Early registration is encouraged to secure an in-person place at our limited capacity event. You can also attend virtually by booking a place here.