21st century housing: healthy buildings, healthy communities (hosted by The Royal Danish Embassy and Design Manchester)

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20 November
2019

Quality of living is tied closely to one’s health. How to take that into consideration, when new homes are build? Come and join the debate!

More and more people live in cities all over the world. Healthy living in cities is therefore paramount to increase the quality of living for an increasing number of people. It begins with the buildings in which we spent most of our time. How to create healthier buildings, offices, homes? How to improve the quality of housing for both the young and the old? In this seminar, we’ll look at the interface between health, architectural sound buildings and urban planning.

This event is part of the Liveable City conference, which is jointly organised by the Royal Danish Embassy and Design Manchester with the support of Manchester City Council, Manchester Society of Architects, Manchester School of Architecture and the Design Council.

Book your free place via Eventbrite

Speakers include:

• Joanne Roney, Chief Executive of Manchester City Council

• Søren Rasmussen, Owner and Architect, ONV Architects

• Peder Baltzer Nielsen, City Architect, Municipality of Aalborg

• Nick Moss, SixTwo Architects and President of Manchester Society of Architects

• Jenny Hill, Head of Buildings, Industry and Bioenergy, Committee on Climate Change

• Tom Bloxham, Chairman, Urban Splash

Find more Liveable City seminars here.

 

Event Details

Location Arch 7, Mayfield
Start Wednesday 20 Nov 2019 9:00am
Finish Wednesday 20 Nov 2019 12:30pm