Blue Green Dream Forum greens London’s vision

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Blue Green Dream Forum greens London’s vision

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30_09_2014 BGD PTE eventOn Tuesday, Sept 30th at The Gallery, Farringdon, Pollard Thomas Edwards and Farrer Huxley Associates co-hosted, in collaboration with Imperial College London, a forum on the Blue Green Dream.

Well over 50 professionals from local authorities, government agencies, urban planning, architecture and landscape design practices, plus NGOs, attended this timely event.

 

 
IMG_5412At the open Q&A with the guest speakers, the barriers to implementing Blue Green infrastructure in London and the case for the Thames Tideway tunnel catalysed a vigorous and probing debate.

 

 

 

IMG_5395Chairman Noel Farrer (Farrer Huxley Associates) introduces proceedings:

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Prof. Cedo Maksimovic (Imperial College London) lays out the Blue Green Dream vision

IMG_5403Tom Dollard (Pollard Thomas Edwards) gives an architect’s perspective on Blue Green infrastructure

IMG_5406Michael Henderson (AECOM Design & Planning) outlines different approaches utilised by AECOM to assess the economic benefits of the Blue Green approach

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Peter Massini (Greater London Authority) describes the policy challenges in expediting the greening of London.

 


The BGD is supported by Climate KIC (EIT)

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