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:


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


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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