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Place making and Prosperous Cities: The Essential Role of Trees and Green Infrastructure

This FREE seminar is for developers, landscape architects, planners, engineers and those working in the fields of social housing and regeneration. Spearheaded by Dr Kathleen Wolf from The University of Washington, a leading world authority on the economic and social benefits derived from green infrastructure, this event will inform and inspire attendees to think about the role of innovative urban greening initiatives in our cities and towns.

Place making and prosperous cities

The event is chaired by Steve Connor, CEO of leading digital agency Creative Concern, with the programme as follows:

Dr Kathleen Wolf, University of Washington – Trees: An essential component in place-making and creating prosperous Cities

Stephen O’Malley, Director, Civic Engineers – Green Infrastructure and the Movement of People and Water.

Dean Bowie, CEO, Greenblue Urban – Essential Space for Trees: Below and Above Ground

Pete Bradshaw, Director of Estate Development at Manchester City Football Club – Why a World Class Sporting facility needed world class green infrastructure.

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To book, email  or call 0161 872 1660


Event Details

Location Manchester City Football Academy
Manchester, M11 1TQ
Start Thursday 22 Sep 2016 9:30am
Finish Thursday 22 Sep 2016 12:30pm

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