This November Quattro Design Architect’s Nigel Eckersall represented the practice at the annual London Build Expo 2019, Olympia London.
Nigel was a speaker for the thought provoking ‘Championing Sustainability’ panel on Thursday 28th November. The debate alongside industry professionals Angela Brady OBE PPRIBA PDSA (Brady Mallalieu Architects), Dimitra Kyrkou (Foster + Partners), Stephen Edwards (Catalyst Housing Ltd) and hosted by Martin Gettings, Group Head of Sustainability (Canary Wharf Group plc) provided some very valuable insights into the future of sustainable construction.
Nigel in particular, focused on topical issues affecting today’s Architects and exploring how we can all be a catalyst for real change in sustainable thinking. Can we support a sustainable building revolution? Is reusing and recycling all building materials the answer to the U.K.’s sustainable future – are we ‘miners’ or ‘minecraft’?
“Is it now time for Architecture to become the champion of urban mining…as building resources diminish…”