Make time for Birmingham…

#122 [00:07:05] | 29.09.2015 | 0 comments

UK Construction Week opens in Birmingham on the 6th October – billed as the biggest ever event in UK Construction – with only a week to go, we talk to Nathan Garnett the Event Director about why it’s important for architects to go.

Ken Shuttleworth, founder of Make, opens the Birmingham Development Forum at 1230 on Wednesday 7th October on the Main Stage. Ken will be joined on the panel by Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, Liz Peace from the Curzon Regeneration Company and Dan Smythe from BDP architects.

Join the WAN AWARDS team on Thursday 8th October for the following UK Construction Week Timber Expo events:

1300 Vandusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre (‘Sustainable Building of the Year 2014’) presentation by Jim Huffman, Perkins+Will, (Vancouver, Canada)

1400 Sky Believe in Better Buildings (‘Wood in Architecture Award 2014’ winner) presentation by Tim Snelson, Arup Associates (UK)

1500 Latest developments in timber – panel discussion;

  • Jim Huffman, Perkins+Will (Vancouver,)
  • Dmitri Jajich, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (UK)
  • Tim Snelson, Arup Asscoiates (UK)
  • Anthony Thistleton, Waugh Thistleton Architects (UK)

1600 Wood in Architecture Award winner’s announcement and drinks reception at Timber Expo.

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