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Build Back Better, embracing better living – Powered by PechaKucha


Monday 10 August 2020
16:00 - 17:00

Ideas for living that aid physical and mental health from inside and outside the home. 
From city wide ideas for better living to improving indoor air quality. We take a look at the ideas that will help to create happier and healthier societies and have a positive impact on our wellbeing.   
Build Back Better is a new initiative by NLA to respond to the current crisis. The series looks into the future, beyond the restrictions of our present situation. We invite innovative thinkers to present thought-provoking ideas and solutions for a resilient post-pandemic London.


16:00 – Welcome 
Benjamin O’Connor, Director, NLA
16:05 – Presentations  
1. A healthy, prosperous and liveable London is a city shaped by all who use it
Will Howard, Associate, dRMM 
2. Air Con is NOT Fresh Air
Ian Palmer, Head of UK Specification, Airflow 
3. People Powered Homes: A manifesto
Rowan Mackay, Senior Project Adviser, Community Led Housing London 
4. Smarter food, healthier people, happier societies
Vinita Dhume, Associate Director, Levitt Bernstein 
5. High Street High Lines
Shaun Andrews, Executive Director, Nexus Planning
16:40 – Q&A 
17:00 – Close


Benjamin O’Connor

Director, New London Architecture

Vinita Dhume

Associate Director, Levitt Bernstein

Ian Palmer

Head of UK Specification, Airflow

Shaun Andrews

Executive Director, Nexus Planning

Rowan Mackay

Senior Project Advisor, Community Led Housing London

Will Howard

Associate, de Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects



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