Time; 8:15 - 9.15am
The need to provide housing to meet the demand is ever increasing. Local Authorities, Housing Associations and developers are all looking for parcels of land, be it dormant or derelict, for potential sites to build new homes. But how practical or economic is this and what are the potential pitfalls?
Come and join us as our panel discuss:
the benefits of small sites to local character and communities;
the potential capacity to increase supply;
the challenges and opportunities;
dealing with planners and other legislation;
maximising the external realm.
Members, Public Sector & Client Bodies - Free
Non Members - £20+VAT
Sarah is an architect, urban designer and project manager with over 20 year’s experience helping public and private sector clients deliver residential and cultural projects, working across a range of scales from masterplans to individual homes and art projects.
Sarah brings creative thinking to the client team, managing project vision and budget, preparing project briefs, procuring and managing design and construction teams and engaging communities and stakeholders during the planning process. Sarah is a member of Hackney Council’s Design Review Panel, a Design Council CABE built environment expert and housing advisor for the Community Led Housing funding committee. Sarah is assisting the Roman Road Bow Neighbourhood Forum to prepare a Neighbourhood Plan.
Michelle is an architect with over 20 years’ experience in leading and delivering projects, She is passionate about achieving creative and robust design solutions. She believes in building strong working relationships with clients, other design team members and stakeholders, and adopts a hands-on approach to ensure that the potential of every project is realised.”
Paul is a Board Director of multidisciplinary architecture, engineering and technology company Bryden Wood. He leads architectural and multidisciplinary design teams working on projects which are at the forefront of innovative design and advanced construction techniques.