Blurring the boundaries: An integrated approach to creating sustainable urban environments

Wednesday 11 March 2020 11.30-12.15

Invest Newcastle, Stand C19.C

As global cities grow at pace and urban demographics continue to evolve, is an integrated, multi-agency approach needed to create sustainable urban environments where communities can truly live and age well? Can blurring the boundaries between residential, workplace, education, health and infrastructure ensure people, first and foremost, are placed at the heart of urban design?

This event will explore the benefits of combining the expertise of public bodies, private companies and research centres to take a holistic view of urban design. It will look at the changing demographics and environmental data sets that are impacting placemaking today, alongside some successful examples of multi-agency integration.

In partnership with Ryder Architecture

Confirmed speakers:

  • Paul Bell, Partner, Ryder Architecture
  • Nicola Palmarini, Director of UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing
  • Dr. Nick Axford, Avison Young Principal and Global Head of Research
  • Anni Sinnemaki, deputy mayor, City of Helsinki
  • Tom Blox

 

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