PAST EVENTS

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CLIMATE WEEK 2021

ON THURSDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2021 WE TALKED TO MSC SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE STUDIES ALUMNI TO HIGHLIGHT DIFFERENT APPROACHES AND STRATEGIES THAT STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS CAN ADOPT TO BRING SUSTAINABILITY IN THE DESIGN. THE SPEAKERS PRESENTED THE IDEAS THROUGH THEIR ACADEMIC WORKS.

ON WEDNESDAY 17TH AND FRIDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2021, THE SSOA STUDENTS FOR CLIMATE ACTION TEAM PUT TOGETHER OUR FIRST CLIMATE EMERGENCY CHARRETTE DESIGN CHALLENGE.

IN TEAMS MIXED ACROSS DIFFERENT YEAR GROUPS WE INVITED YOU TO IMAGINE THE FUTURE AND CREATE A POSITIVE VISION FOR HOW WE MIGHT LIVE. 

WE STARTED OFF OUR VERY OWN CLIMATE WEEK WITH A LECTURE FROM EXETER CITY LIVING ON MONDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2021. 

WE TALKED TO THEM ABOUT THE DEVELOPEMENT OF PASSIVHAUS HOMES IN THE CITY. 100 HAVE ALREADY BEEN BUILT WITH PLANS TO COMPLETE 500 IN THE NEXT 5 YEARS!

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WE HELD A OPEN LECTURE WITH CAUKIN STUDIO ON 26TH JANUARY 2021. 

CAUKIN STUDIO IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE THAT CREATES IMPACT THROUGH ARCHITECTURE.

IN THIS TALK THEY SHARED THEIR RESPONSE TO INCREASED FREQUENCY OF STRONG CYCLONES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE. 

WE HELD AN OPEN LECTURE ON WEDNESDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2020 WITH HOAWRD EVANS ON THE RENOVATION OF RAVINE HOUSE.

THIS CASE STUDY LOOKS AT FUTURE ADAPTATION OF OUR BUILDING STOCK WHICH SEEKS ARCHITECTURAL AND ENERGY CONSERVATION.

WE HELPED CO-CURATE THIS EVENT ALONG WITH OTHER STUDENTS GROUPS AT SSoA! 

THIS YEAR, THE THEORY FORUM EXPLORED THE THEME OF 'LIVENESS' IN ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION. 

WE INVITIED SAMUEL KALIKA OF CRITICAL CONCRETE 7 FEIFEI ZHOU OF FERAL ATLAS TO SHARE THEIR PROJECTS AND THOUGHTS ON 'LIVENESS'. 

WE HELD OUR FIRST OPEN LECTURE ON

 

TUESDAY THE 28TH OF APRIL

 

5PM - 6PM

WE HELD OUR SECOND OPEN MEETING ON

 

MONDAY THE 20TH OF APRIL

 

3PM

WE HELD OUR FIRST OPEN MEETING ON

 

MONDAY 6TH APRIL 2020

5-6PM

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AND WE HELD OUR SECOND OPEN MEETING ON

 

MONDAY THE 20TH OF APRIL

 

3PM

Gary Clark, chair of the RIBA's Sustainable Futures Group, gave a lecture about Embedding Sustainability into the RIBA Plan of Work on the 27th February 2020.

 

Architecture students need to examine and question how our education is preparing us for combating the climate emergency in our future careers. In the face of these new sustainable outcomes and metrics, how will/should the curriculum be revised so that we have the skills to meet these targets?