GreenBRIDGE brings together graduate researchers and academics interested in sustainability in the built environment. It has established a network of over 200 individuals from both education and industry that engage in activities intended for capacity building and knowledge exchange.
This year, I am pleased to announce that GreenBRIDGE is organising a two-day summer symposium entitled:
VALUING SUSTAINABILITY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
25th-26th June 2012, in Cambridge, UK
The main objective of the symposium is to explore how sustainability is valued in the built environment, and gain a better understanding of how the values of different stakeholders, from developers and government bodies to everyday users, can affect the integration of the principles of sustainability into the built environment.
The key themes to be addressed will include among others:
Measurement: environmental impact assessment methods, certification schemes, models, decision-support techniques and tools, key performance indicators, etc;
Perspectives: stakeholder engagement, conflicting interests, partnerships, etc;
Applied Research: case studies, participatory research, ‘real-life’ projects, in any building typology or scale;
Timescale: risk and uncertainty, lifecycle thinking, etc.
The symposium will include paper and poster presentations, as well as interactive roundtable debates and workshop sessions.
For more details about the GreenBRIDGE symposium 2012 and to register please visit our website: