New London Architecture

Should you always retrofit?


Tuesday 19 January 2021
10:00 - 11:00

A Max Fordham event, hosted by NLA.
Max Fordham will bring together speakers to explore the crucial role of retrofitting in achieving net zero carbon buildings. Retrofitting existing buildings to make them more energy efficient is critical if the UK is to hit 2050 net-zero carbon targets, but should you always retrofit?
Is it possible to be more sustainable by starting from scratch? This panel discussion, hosted by NLA, will explore this vital question with Andrew Leiper, Net Zero Carbon Leader at Max Fordham LLP, presenting a combination of thoughts and case studies with input from Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios.

Download Max Fordham's Net Zero Carbon Guide.


10:00   Welcome from the Chair
             Peter Murray, Curator-in-Chief, NLA

10:02   Introduction to MF Net Zero and the Max Fordham NZC Guide
             Andrew Leiper, Principal Engineer and Net Zero Carbon Leader, Max Fordham

10:10   1960s Renovation
             Peter Clegg, Founding Partner, FCBStudios

10:20   Embodied Carbon/ Heritage buildings
             Dr Joe Jack Williams, Associate and Researcher at FCBStudios

10:30   Wellbeing and Health
             Kiru Balson, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Max Fordham

10:40   Panel Discussion

10:50   Q&A

11:00   Event Close


Peter Murray

Curator-in-Chief, NLA

Andrew Leiper

Principal Engineer and Net Zero Carbon Leader, Max Fordham

Peter Clegg

Founding Partner, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Kiru Balson

Senior Sustainability Consultant, Max Fordham

Dr Joe Jack Williams

Associate and Researcher, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios


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