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Preparing London for Change lecture 3: Resilience and place making, London

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17 July 2017

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Climate change is a growing issue and has become a high priority for engineers, planners and decision makers. But what happens when planning for extreme weather conditions offers opportunities for the regeneration of a local area?

Whether it's the installation of more green infrastructure or flood defences, London's built environment will need to consider how best to prepare for more extreme weather whilst providing communities and places where people want to live and visit.

What examples are there of good combined resilience and place making? And what can London do to bring these two very different disciplines together?


This lecture, the third in the Preparing London for Change series, will seek to answer these questions through a number of fascinating presentations from:

Place-Making at Battersea Power Station
by Mike Grice, Construction Director, Battersea Power Station Development Corporation

An Alternative Thames Vision
by Tim Beckett, Director, Beckett Rankine

Good practice from across the UK and globe
by Fola Ogunyoye, Technical Director Rivers, Deltas & Coasts, Royal Haskoning DHV

Future Opportunities: Old Oak Common & Park Royal
by Dan Epstein, Environment Lead, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

Follow the debate on Twitter: @ICE_London #ICEPreparingLondon

This lecture is supported by London Resilience, the body tasked with coordinating institutions and communities to prevent, handle, recover and learn from disruption, and adapt to change; on behalf of the Mayor of London, Greater London Authority, Local Authorities and London Fire Brigade to ensure London survives and prospers.

London Resilience

For more information please contact:

Nalini Solanki