From pre-fabrication and modular construction to on-site craftsmanship and the use of traditional materials, this workshop will look at the pros, cons and practicalities of various types of housing construction.
Agenda to Include:
- What are the Alternative Construction Options and Why Use Them? Andrew Waugh, Thistleton Waugh Architects
- Looking at the Pros, Cons and Practicalities of Construction Options:
- Caroline Hull, Karakusevic Carson Architects
- Nick Dyson, The Regency House
- The Cost of Design: Durability & Availability – Andrew Jones, BPS Surveyors
- Visual Representation of Construction Options – Tanya Szendeffy, LB Islington
Designing for Cycling: Managing & Delivering Schemes
14th December 2016 (Full Day)
This session looks at the scheme delivery from preparing the right brief to monitoring a completed scheme. We will focus on project management, on street trials, designing for cyclists at roadworks, material choices and maintenance issues that effect cyclists.
Agenda to Include:
- Drawing up a Great Brief – Brian Deegan, TfL
- Safe Cycling at Road Works – Michael Barratt, TfL
- Trialling New Cycle Infrastructure – Marcus Jones, TRL
- TfL and the Art of Cycle Maintenance – Ryan Nibbs, TfL
- What is Success? Monitoring Cycle Schemes – Katherine Blair, TfL
In the morning we will take a trip from Manor House to Cockfosters, visiting these listed Holden designed stations on the Piccadilly Line. We will learn about their design and how they are being managed today. After a local lunch we will visit Trent Park, learn about its secret wartime services and look at the development proposals of this 50 acre Green Belt site.
Guides to Include:
- David Leboff, Principal Sponsor – Station Development, TfL
- Mike Ashworth, Design & Heritage Manager, TfL
- Edmund Bird, Heritage Advisor, GLA & TfL
- Patrick Joyce, Senior Land & Development Manager, Berkeley Group