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September talking green infrastructure

September talking green infrastructure

This September I will be speaking across the UK. From Edinburgh to London, I will providing training and keynote speeches on green roofs and green infrastructure.

Public Speaking – the Landscape Show

Landscape show - public speaking


First up will be the Landscape Show at Battersea Park.  group of other ‘green infrastructure’ experts to look how urban green infrastructure should play an important role on and in buildings. I will be joined by my colleague  Gary Grant from the Green Infrastructure Consultancy.


Green roof training – Edinburgh

Green roof training - SEDA SCOTLAND
Green roof training – SEDA SCOTLAND


Mid-month I will be running a small scale green roof construction workshop up in Edinburgh. The workshop will follow the template that has been by GRT. We have been running these training days for ten years and this will be out third one in Scotland. Although the workshop is technical, it is chiefly about instilling confidence.  The workshops template includes both practical and theoretical sessions. I hoped to also take people out and about to look at potential green roof plants in the vicinity of the workshop venue.

The workshop organisers are SEDA and the host is Bridgend Inspiring Growth project.

Fit for Future – Julie’s Bicycle and the Cultural Sector

Fit for the Future Hammersmith
Fit for the Future Hammersmith



‘Our built cultural estate outlines the creative industries’ relationship to the environment.’ This event brings together professionals from the cultural sector. The event we explore how the sector can become more sustainable by using interventions to reduce energy use and improve the environmental performance of the buildings.  I have designed a number of green features within the cultural sector, I shall leading in this area.

Specifi – Manchester

Landscape Specifi


My final event on 27th September will be in Manchester. This will be my fourth Specifi Landscape event this year. In view of the fact that I have designed a few green roofs in the city I am looking forward to returning. The Specifi events are great because it mixes exhibitions, keynote speaker and wining and dining. Not to be missed if you are in the North West of England.




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