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Sustainable Housing Summit

Sustainable Housing Summit

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When:

  • Fri 17 Jun ’16, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Where:

Christchurch City Council Building, Worcester St, Christchurch

Restrictions:

All Ages

Website:

NZGBC Website

Scaling up Sustainably

Housing in New Zealand faces many challenges – not least reversing the health impacts of low quality homes while meeting exploding demand. How do we resolve these thorny issues to create resilient, liveable homes and communities?

The biennial Sustainable Housing Summit is your opportunity to hear about inspiring international and local projects, innovative solutions, and models that work. Join us to be informed and inspired, and to network with like-minded peers around the critical challenges and opportunities facing housing in New Zealand.

Want to book your ticket? Just visit our website or email office@nzgbc.org.nz

Join us and hear from our knowledgeable and thought-provoking speakers from New Zealand around the world:

International Keynote Speaker: Councillor Andrea Reimer, City of Vancouver

Greenest City on Earth: Glimpses from Vancouver

We are thrilled to be joined by Andrea, who was the lead councillor on the City's award-winning Greenest City Action Plan that lead to Vancouver being named the fourth greenest city on earth in 2014. Andrea will share insights on how to stay on the leading edge of urban sustainability. Andrea was awarded the Queen's Jubilee medal in recognition of her leadership role on this initiative.

Adam Beck, Director, Centre for Urban Innovation, Brisbane

A New Code for Sustainable Neighbourhoods: Glimpses from North America.

A pioneer and innovator in the field of sustainable communities as well as an electrifying speaker, Adam will share insights from his extensive work in the USA and globally.

Case study

James Legge, Director, Six Degrees Architects, Melbourne

The Nightingale Model: Upsetting the status quo of the speculative multi-residential housing development

Based on the notion of ‘architect as ethical developer’, Nightingale is a triple bottom line development model delivering environmentally, socially and financially sustainable homes. With one award-winning project complete and another two in development, Nightingale aims to create a template that others can replicate to deliver high quality homes at fairer prices.

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