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Festive Bite-Size session: The New Human Epoch: Human Sustainability in the Anthropocene 

17:00, Tuesday 2nd December
19:00, Tuesday 2nd December
South West | Bristol
The Station, Silver Street, Bristol BS1 2AG (map)
Lecture | Seminar


This event will include a seasonal social gathering, with mince pies and festive cheer!

Rob Rickey, environmental designer and certified Passive House designer at Lacey Hickie & Caley architects will be making an intriguing presentation entitled 'The New Human Epoch - Human Sustainability in the Anthropocene'

Rob will be connecting the themes of combating climate change (urgent!) and understanding human comfort and happiness and then examining how we can find an architecture that addresses both.

Rob believes that many people in the construction world (including architects) look on changing standards as an obstacle or impediment rather than as an opportunity, and the focus of design moves away from human experience to box-ticking. Using a range of tools, the participants will have the chance to compare their own experience with predictive comfort methods. There are different challenges with existing and new build and Rob will use some case studies from LHC architects' work to illustrate these points as well as referring to Janine' Benyus' work on biomimicry.

What did delegates say about previous sessions?

"The micro session idea is brilliant as full days can be very, very difficult"
"Excellent coverage for both established Green Register members and novices"
"Informed recommendations and some myths debunked"
"The practical detail and demonstration was most useful, and very clear"
"Lots of stuff I didn’t know! Enjoyed the interactive format"

More about Bite Size sessions

The Green Register's Bite Size sessions offer a new, flexible route to Green Register membership through a series of shorter training sessions designed to give concise training at a time to suit busy working professionals. Attend 6 sessions to qualify for membership.

Bristol venue TBC.

Members £19 Non-members £35

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Festive Bite-Size session: The New Human Epoch: Human Sustainability in the Anthropocene

South West | Bristol