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Designing, planning and retrofitting sustainable housing: a review of commitments, aspirations and outcomes

18 January 2013

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Date: 22 January 2013
Time: 1-2.30pm
Venue: Room M204, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS

Gaby Higgs of Higgs Young Architects and a SABE PhD research student, will lead a discussion about the opportunities and challenges in designing sustainable housing in the Netherlands and Letchworth Garden City, and retro-fitting Listed Buildings in Conservation Areas.

Open to all staff and research students.

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