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Royal Society of Architects in Wales Annual Conference 2013 - The Place of Home - The RSAW Annual Conference

RSAW Annual Conference
Friday 15th November 2013 - 9:30am
Sherman Cymru, CF24 4YE

Further information and a booking form available here

Main programme
09.30 Registration and coffee; exhibition viewing
10.15 Welcome RSAW President, Dan Benham
10.20 Chair’s address Lynne Sullivan OBE, Partner, sustainableBYdesign LLP
10.30 Keynote Address Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Chair Environment and Sustainability Committee National Assembly for Wales
10.45 Setting the scene: exploring the theme of place and home – what are the barriers to place-making? Roger Graef OBE, writer, filmmaker, broadcaster and criminologist; CEO Films of Record
11.30 Coffee; exhibition viewing
12.00 The Freiburg model - a model for sustainability? Prof Wulf Daseking, former Chief Planning Officer for the city of Freiburg, Germany
12.45 Passiv Perfect: Plans for the UK’s largest Passivhaus development in rural Herefordshire. Jonathan Hines, Director, Architype and development company ArchiHaus
13.15 Lunch
14.15 Meeting of minds: choice of three in-depth discussions
A) Future Homes? Roger Graef and Ann-Marie Smale, Director, Powell Dobson; chaired by Keith Edwards, Director CIH Cymru
B) Other places, other ways? Wulf Daseking and Jonathan Hines are joined by Alan Gillard, Gillard Associates, Cardiff, architect/developer of the LivEco initiative, St Fagans, to discuss innovative approaches to development, chaired by Dr Roisin Willmott, Director RTPI Cymru
C) RSAW In-House Brains Trust, the RSAW’s external sounding board invites you to join an open discussion, with Pierre Wassenaar, Past President RSAW
15.15 Tea; exhibition viewing
15.45 Bulletin Board Wales
A new approach to supported living: Dr Wayne Forster, WSA; Phil Roberts, Warm Wales
Tales from the Bay: residential developments by Scott Brownrigg and Loyn & Co
16.15 The Inspiration Hour
Alison Brooks, Director, Alison Brooks Architects, Housing Architect of the Year 2012; joint Stirling Prize winner
17.15 Closing words
17.30 Conference cocktails and music in the bar
18.00 Special conference performance of Under Plywood
Theatre 2, Sherman Cymru
18.45 Bar open for recovery drinks, theatre foyer