We are hosting on Open Weekend at Sanford Housing Co-op on the 8th and 9th of December. Titled “A Positive Development- Watergate”, we will be discussing our proposal to regenerate an empty site in Lewisham into a Carbon Negative, Energy Plus, Zero Waste social housing project.
ALL ARE WELCOME. FREE ENTRY.
We have a host of exciting speakers confirmed discussing a range of issues from sustainable architecture, the self-build model and apprenticeships, plus much much more.
Schedule of Talks
Saturday 8th December:
11am Introduction from RUSS and Living Space
11.20 am Jon Broom – the potential of Self-building and its history in Lewisham
11.40 am Tony Rich – the social benefit of apprenticeships
12am Q&A Open Discussion about the project. The aim is to highlight any issues or potential problems that need to be addressed.
1.30 pm LUNCH – food and refreshments will be provided
2.30 pm FILM – ‘There’s No Tomorrow’ – Post Carbon Institute
3pm Dave Daye – First hand account of the transformative power of self-build, social housing project in Lewisham.
3.20pm Josef Coates-Davis – A look at inspiring, successful community lead initiatives around the world.
3.40pm – 6pm Workshops, discussions and games
Sunday 9th December
11am Paul Capel – An introduction to the concepts of ‘Positive Development’ and ‘Cradle to Cradle’
11.40 am Gary Grants – A look at Ecosystem Services
12am Design Workshop lead by Gary Grant, Q&A and discussion of potential SOLUTIONS to problems and issues raised.
1.30 pm LUNCH
2.30 pm James MacDonald – Housing Co-operatives and how they work
2.50 pm – 6pm Workshops, discussions and games
Address: House 0, Sanford Walk, New Cross Gate, SE14 6NB
Time: Open 10am – 6pm
Hope to see you there!
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