GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ECOSYSTEM SERVICES IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
Green Infrastructure Partnership supported by Defra and DCLG
MANCHESTER · WEDNESDAY 7TH NOVEMBER
9.30am – 17.00pm
Wednesday 7th November 2012
The Chinese Arts Centre, Market Buildings, 13 Thomas Street,
Manchester M4 1EU
Coming to Manchester on 7th November, the third accredited,interdisciplinary masterclass in this series exploring the potential to adapt our towns and cities to climate change through Green Infrastructure.
The workshop covers the theory and practice of integrating infrastructure assets such as living roofs and walls, rain gardens, street trees, looking at masterplanning, design, implementation and maintenance. We will also explore the contribution of Green Infrastructure to energy demand reduction, improvement of air and water quality, storm and surface water management, health and amenity – as well as supporting native biodiversity and biodiverse habitats.
The event is led by UK Green Infrastructure experts in design,policy and implementation, GARY GRANT (Olympics Biodiversity Legacy, ecologist and environmentalist, masterplanner, author and practitioner) and DUSTY GEDGE (Green Infrastructure campaigner, practitioner and policy instigator, Director of Livingroofs.org, President of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations).
THIS WORKSHOP IS RELEVANT TO:
Planners, developers, architects and landscape architects, utilities and regulators, engineers, ecologists, housing providers, transport and green space managers, environmental services, community groups and policy makers.
£120 full fee, £100 reduced fee
INFO AND BOOKING:
Following workshops include Manchester and London
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