Green Sky Thinking Week starts today

This is your last chance to book your place at an event of Green Sky Thinking Week 2014. Many events are already book out! Book the last places now.

Day 1 – Monday

Join RCKa and LB Lewishman for a site visit of The New Generation (TNG) Youth & Community Centre and hear about their successful and award-winning socially sustainable approach. (1.00pm-3.00pm)

Understand ‘the hardware’ of GIRA’s building controls to attain the perfect balance of design, efficiency, and building performance (2.00pm-4.00pm)

How do we maximize water resource with minimal environmental impact? SOM’s Philip Enquist looks to the USA’s Great Lakes for answers. (6.30pm-8.30pm)

Day 2 – Tuesday

Hear Pitman Tozer Architects and Peabody talk of winter gardens, railway sound-negation, MVHR, Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 at the site visit of newly complete Mint Street. (Tours at 9.00am, 10.00am and 11.00am)

A sustainable city MUST consider Public Realm and Play. FHA look at the future of Open Spaces in London at Coram’s Field. (6.45pm-8.30pm)

Do ‘healthy spaces’ have a place in speculative developments? Hear from the line-up of Skanska, Lend Lease and Mott MacDonald on how well-being impacts the business care. (6.30pm-9.00pm)

Day 3 – Wednesday

New Build or Reburb? TIAA Henderson Real Estate show their preference with opening their newly fitted-out to Ska ‘Gold’ office with Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will at Braodgate. Hear Why. (8.30am-10.00am)

Immediate threats for obsolescence and potential value loss are real with continued technological advances and enforced sustainability regulations. Jones Lang LeSalle discuss future solutions. (6.00pm-9.00pm)

Mace’s Treasure Hunt at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is set to be the most adventurous event of the week. Time to think outside the box with this one. (6.00pm-8.30pm)

Who leads sustainable initiative? Hear all sides at Islington: Developing a Green Hub with Islington Council, Conisbee Infrastructure Team, Green Roof Shelters, Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership. (6.30pm-8.30pm)

Day 4 – Thursday

From Design to Use – Argent and Hoare Lea look at their BREEAM Outstanding and SKA Gold developments respectively, and look at one year one how these projects are stacking up. (8.30am-10.30am)

What is the value of sustainable? CBRE’s quick-fire round-table will assess the different value propositions, drivers, considerations and perceived contributions for sustainable property and development. (9.00am-10.00am)

BIM at Blackfriars! With Mace and Great Portland Estates opening the site of 240 Blackfriars for an open discussion on lessons learnt and BIM is being implemented in the project. (4.30pm-6.30pm)

Day 5 – Friday

Showcase of the Passivhaus EnerPHit at site visit of Thamesmead with sustainableBYdesign. Proving the argument for retrofit over rebuild. (10.00am-12.00pm)

Getting Infrastructure to be Green? Victoria BID, Natural England, Greater London Authority, Westminster City Council, and Arup discuss how to audit a defined area to reveal the potential for new green infrastructure. (8.15am-10.00am)