Placing Sustainability at the Heart of Housing - RSA

Placing Sustainability at the Heart of Housing


  • Architecture & built environment
  • Design
  • Cities
  • Housing
  • Public services
  • Social mobility

With David West, Roger Graef OBE, Nabeel Hamdi, Grainia Long and Lynsey Hanley

How can we make the case for further investment in our living environment and involve local people in decisions about planning and design, encouraging cohesive and sustainable communities? With a focus on design, resourcing and consumers, our panel discuss the creation of better housing for the 21st century.

Panel: David West, Studio EgretWest; Roger Graef OBE, RIBA Future Homes Commission; Grainia Long, chief executive, Chartered Institute of Housing; and Nabeel Hamdi, emeritus professor of Housing and Urban Development, Oxford Brookes University and author of 'The Placemaker's Guide to Building Community'.

Chair: Lynsey Hanley, writer and commentator.

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Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Chartered Institute of Housing

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