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RIBA Conservation Register – VIRTUAL – Future Proofing: Sustainability and Existing Buildings

25 November - 13:45 - 17:30


The Forum aims to bring together both architects and heritage professionals to provide wide range of perspectives on the issues of sustainability and existing buildings. The Forum will be divided into three ‘sections’, each addressing a specific theme: The Political and Institutional Landscape; The Built Environment Sector and the Approach of Key Players; A Technical Insight.


The Political and Institutional Landscape (Tax, Policy, Procurement and Ethics)

Sam Balch, Deputy Director at The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Will Hurst, The Architects Journal

Lizzie Glithero-West, The Heritage Alliance

Cristina Gonzalez-Longo, President of ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Education and Training


The Built Environment Sector and the Approach of Key Players

A Surveyor’s approach – Kate Charrington MRICS

An Engineer’s approach – Henry Pelly Max Fordham

An Architect’s approach – Sarah Khan RIBA SCA


A Technical Insight

Understanding Carbon in the Historic Environment – Peter Cox, Carrig Conservation International

The Responsible Retrofit of Traditional Buildings -Nigel Griffiths, Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA)

How to Retrofit; An Update on the New LETI Guide – Marion Baeli, The London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI)


There will be opportunities for Q&As and connecting with your peers. We look forward to seeing you!

The Forum will be hosted on Zoom, and ticket holders will be contacted with the relevant login details via the email address the ticket was purchased under.


25 November
13:45 - 17:30
Event Category:

Courses and events across the built and historic environment sector. (Mobile users scroll down for calendar and categories)