Loving Places: Enabling Good Design

You are invited to attend the Ministerial Advisory Group for Architecture and the Built Environment’s annual symposium entitled ‘Loving Places: Enabling Good Design’ on Thursday 22 March 2018. The free-to-attend event aims to explore the role of design review and other design processes in the shaping of successful places. The speakers will provide a broad range of perspectives.

Speakers include:

Michaela Metcalfe, Director of Design and Construction Excellence, New York City government.

Sharing the NYC Design and Construction Excellence program, which includes dynamic design and construction strategies that support working with the best architects and designers, and delivers on the city government’s commitment to delivering innovative public buildings and infrastructure of the highest quality.

Joanna Averley, Head of Urban Design and Integration, High Speed 2

Sharing the role of design clienting alongside her current role as a Mayor of London’s Design Advocate and a previous role in leading the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE).

Kay Hughes, Director, Khaa.

Sharing her role in enabling and clienting good design, and her winning competition entry ‘Velocity’ to the National Infrastructure Commission Competition.

Crispin Kelly, Director, Baylight Properties.

Sharing his approach to commissioning good design and the challenges and opportunities of design review for a developer.

Stephen Bates. Director, Sergison Bates Architects.

Sharing the perspective of the architect in engaging in collaborative design processes, alongside sharing some of the award winning practice’s projects.

Key Details

When: 9.45 am to 3.15pm 22nd March 2018 (refreshments and lunch provided)

Where:  Harbour Commissioners’ Office,Corporation Square,Belfast

Cost: This is a free event.

Booking: Click here to book.