New London Architecture

Should you always retrofit?

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Andrew Leiper

Principal Engineer and Net Zero Carbon Leader
Max Fordham

Peter Clegg

Founding Partner
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Dr Joe Jack Williams

Associate and Researcher
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Kiru Balson

Senior Sustainability Consultant
Max Fordham

A Max Fordham event, hosted by NLA.

Max Fordham brought 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, explored 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.

PROGRAMME

0:00 Welcome from the Chair
         Peter Murray, Curator-in-Chief, NLA

1:11 Introduction to MF Net Zero and the Max Fordham NZC Guide
      Andrew Leiper, Principal Engineer and Net Zero Carbon Leader, Max Fordham

20:18 1960s Renovation
          Peter Clegg, Founding Partner, FCBStudios

33:11 Embodied Carbon/ Heritage buildings
         Dr Joe Jack Williams, Associate and Researcher at FCBStudios

43:43 Wellbeing and Health
           Kiru Balson, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Max Fordham

50:16 Panel Discussion and Q&A



Andrew Leiper

Principal Engineer and Net Zero Carbon Leader
Max Fordham

Peter Clegg

Founding Partner
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Dr Joe Jack Williams

Associate and Researcher
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Kiru Balson

Senior Sustainability Consultant
Max Fordham


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