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Building an Urban Oasis Event

Building an Urban Oasis

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How to use Water Sustainably
 to make places fit for happy, healthy humans

at The Virgin Roof Gardens, Kensington, London
Monday 30th January, lunchtime seminar

  • See how The Experts view the past with lessons for the future
  • How we can use water successfully for both infrastructure and inhabitants
  • ….Without compromising either

 Register for the Event

  Our events are complimentary for industry professionals


11:45 Registration
Noon Buffet Lunch Kindly provided by The Virgin Roof Gardens, Kensington
12:30 Introduction Neal Landsberg, Chair of SWIG & Marketing Director, Watermatic.
Achieving Human Sensitive Urban Design (HSuD)
Welcome Pilar Medrano Dell, Head Gardener, The Roof Gardens
Introducing the Roof Gardens – Working in a Green Urban Oasis 
Speakers’ Presentations
What does balance look like?
Planners, developers and communities
Dan Epstein Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation
Lessons from the recent past informing the future
The way forward with Zero Discharge
Mathew Frith London Wildlife Trust
Local actions towards city resilience
Cath Hassell ech2o
The powerful role of the individual
14:25 Panel Discussion
14:45 Formal Close Attendees are welcome to remain to network and view the Roof Gardens
  • Directions: The Roof Gardens is located at 99 Kensington High Street, W8 5SA.
  • Access to the building is via Derry Street which branches off Kensington High Street.
  • Nearest tube is High Street Kensington •
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  • The Purpose of SWIG
  • To be ‘The Voice of Sustainable Water’ by applying ‘whole system thinking’ to sustainable water management.
  • Our vision is to see water being used sustainably in all buildings and spaces and to implement sustainable water management wherever possible.
  • And our approach is interdisciplinary encouraging best practice and influencing policies.
  • From the SWIG website: you will see we are about delivering practical realities on the ground and hope that water sensitive project design will become a key component of developing best practice in ecological engineering.
  • SWIG Unit 6c Ivory’s Business Centre, Harper Lane, Radlett, WD7 7UH

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy
aka BrianSpecMan
17th January 2017

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