RIBA Conservation Forum 2021

Mon, 15 Nov 2021, 12:30 – Wed, 17 Nov 2021, 14:00 GMT

Join RIBA for its second annual Conservation Forum – a series of digital lunchtime talks on sustainable and inclusive heritage.

Please note this is paid event, but those on RIBA’s Conservation Register can avail of a discount. Contact for code.

Day 1 – Sustainable Past and Future

Welcome and Introductions

Discussion co-ordinator: Alan Chandler – RIBA SCA, Director of Arts Lettres Techniques, Reader in Architecture (5’)

Sustainable Past and Future guide and case studies – Mina Hasman – Associate Director at Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Alan Chandler (20’)

Case Study – Rachael Owens, Architect at Buckley Gray Yeoman, (20’)

A Client’s perspective (name tbc) (15’)

Resource signposting – Alan Chandler(5’)

Q&A: (20′)

Day 2 – Sustainable and Adaptive reuse of vacant buildings (A national perspective) (16 November)

Discussion co-ordinator: Lisa McFarlane – RIBA SCA, Director at Seven Architecture (5’)

The case of England – Morwenna Slade, Head of Historic Building Climate Change Adaptation at Historic England (20’)

The case of Northern Ireland – Marcus Patton (OBE), RSUA Architect, Illustrated and Author (20’)

The case of Scotland – Fiona Sinclair, RIAS (Advanced) Conservation Architect and Scottish Civic Trust Trustee (20’)

The case of Wales – Judith Alfrey, Head of Conservation and Regeneration, CADW (20’)

Q&A: (10′)

Day 3 – Inclusive Heritage

Discussion co-ordinator: Jude Barber, Director Collective Architecture (10’)

Inclusive Design for HeritageJane Simpson, Architect and NRAC registered Access Consultant at Jane Simpson Access (JSA) (15’ – 20’)

Decolonising architecture and heritageNeal Shasore – Head of school and CEO of the London School of Architecture (15’)

Inclusive communities: how does architecture as a practice needs to deal with communities? Alan Chandler, RIBA SCA, Director of Arts Lettres Techniques, Reader in Architecture (15’)

Q&A: (30′)