Join the RIBA Smart Practice Conference on 29-30 Sept to hear architects, engineers and clients debate their approach to whole-life thinking. On Thursday 30th September, Associate Ben Hopkins from Bennetts Associates will be joining the diverse panel of experts to talk about the application of natural building materials, question if ‘the future is timber’ and discuss the road to developing sustainability skills to gain a business edge. Get your tickets here.
"As we emerge from lockdown, our undivided attention returns to the defining challenge of our time - the climate and biodiversity crisis associated with the extractive and polluting nature of much of our economy and current building practices. Architects have taken on this challenge head on and are stepping up to reduce embodied and operational carbon, use sustainably sourced materials, rediscover and innovate the use of traditional building techniques, and expand their knowledge to guide clients in their quest for futureproof buildings."