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A Free public lecture on 7th March at the Ormeau Baths by UK-US Architect and Professor David Turnbull will be of interest to architects and engineers as well as to product, ceramics, and textile designers or anyone interested in how low-tech sustainable design impacts on people and shared space.
Professor Turnbull will discuss his current work in Africa with Jane Harrison, as ATOPIA Research & ATOPIA Innovation, and PITCHAfrica.  Architects Turnbull and Harrison explore the integration of power and water services within autonomous or semi-autonomous buildings, in communities with limited resources, and in tandem with the provision of schools, clinics and structures that support business development programs and shared space.  ATOPIA and PITCHAfrica’s award-winning work challenges existing sustainable approaches to design and socio-political norms.    
The talk relates to Turnbull’s collaboration with Ulster University via Global Challenge Funded Pump-priming funding, Sustainable Design + Shared Space.
Hosted by the Ormeau Bath Innovation Centre, there will be a prior reception sponsored by ARCex and Barclays Eagle Lab.
5pm for 5.30pm talk.