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Transition to Sustainable Housing

Posted in Events by Mark Ogge on August 24th, 2009

Source: Beyond Zero Emissions
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Guest speaker: Richard Denby
Monday 7th September 2009

Richard Denby is a Melbourne-based architect and environmental design researcher with extensive experience in sustainable and energy efficient building and infrastructure projects. He has studied and worked professionally in Australia, Malaysia and the the UK.

He is a key contributor to the Zero Carbon Australia 2020 project, where his focus is on the residential building sector, developing sustainable design strategies for retrofitting the existing housing stock and developing higher standards for new dwellings. His combination of practical experience in leading environmental design architectural projects and his broad understanding of of sustainability and planning policy issues make him ideally placed to examine the exciting possibilities for transitioning Australia’s residential housing stock to a sustainable future.

Event location: 2nd Floor, Kindness House, 288 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
Time: 6.30 – 800 pm, Monday 7th September 2009
If you arrive late and have trouble getting in, please call 0421 272 884, and we will come down and meet you.
Cost and payment methods: Gold coin donation

Wheelchair access available via lift; 2 flights of stairs. Happy to assist with access. Please call 0421 272 884 to arrange.

Attendees: All welcome
Event type: Forum/meeting
Link: http://www.beyondzeroemissions.org/discussiongroup