Specifi Landscape Leeds

Specifi Landscape Leeds
Event on 2017-06-20 15:30:00
Specifi Landscape – Leeds Specifi Landscape makes its visit to Leeds on Thursday 22nd June 2017.  This must-attend event for Landscape Architects, Architects involved in Landscape, Civil Engineers and other landscape specifiers begins with a brilliant seminar by a world class speaker, continues with our “meet the experts” networking with a complimentary bar, before we sit down for our relaxed Specifi Dinner. 4:30pm – Doors Open to attendees for registration 5:00pm to 5.45pm – Seminar – “The Water Sensitive City” by Gary Grant Gary is an independent consultant ecologist with more than 35 years experience of urban nature conservation, environmental planning and ecological impact assessment in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Projects have included the London Olympic Park Biodiversity Action Plan, Education City in Qatar and the winning competition entry to convert a 24km long disused railway to a cycle path in Singapore. He has an interest in green infrastructure, especially green roofs, living walls and rain gardens. He is a Chartered Environmentalist, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Fellow of Leeds Sustainability Institute, Director of the Green Infrastructure Consultancy, thesis tutor at the Bartlett, UCL, author of The Water Sensitive City (Wiley 2016), Ecosystem Services Come to Town: Greening Cities by Working with Nature (Wiley 2012), Green Roofs and Facades (BRE Press 2006), contributor to Climate: Design (Oro Editions 2009) and co-author of Estuary Edges: Ecological Design Guidance (Thames Estuary Partnership/ Environment Agency 2008), UK Rain Garden Guide (Reset 2012) and Landscape and Urban Design for Bats (BCT 2012). 5:45pm to 7.45pm – Networking Expo – Complimentary Bar If you can’t get to the seminar,  join us for our Meet The Experts networking.  This free session will have some of the UK’s leading suppliers on hand to discuss new technologies and the Landscape community will be out in force so make sure you have a glass of whatever you fancy in your hand as you make new connections, refresh existing contacts or just catch up with what’s happening in Landscape in Leeds and the UK. 7:45pm to 10.30pm – Specifi Dinner – Free to all attendees Free for attendees, our specifiers dinner is a relaxed affair (definitely no black tie here) and makes Specifi like no other event in the architecture and construction calendar. Register for your free tickets and, closer to the time, we will send you the Menu so you can choose from the delightful choices on offer from our hosts at Hilton Leeds City.

Neville Street
Leeds, United Kingdom

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