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Webinar: PiP health, wellbeing and building design

Watch our PiP Health and Wellbeing Webinar where we examine architecture for health and wellbeing. Case studies from architectural experts showcase diverse architectural projects from across the UK that enable connection with nature and contribute to building community, improving health, quality of life and wellbeing.

Webinar programme

Chairs opening remarks

Jan-Carlos Kucharek, deputy editor RIBAJ and PiP editor

Healthcare Design: exploring design of buildings and cities that offer wellbeing & healing
Sumita Singha OBE, director, ecologic architects and author, Future Healthcare Design, 2020 and Re-think Design Guide, 2021 - Receive a 20% discount on both of Sumita's books by using this code PIPHEALTH20 

How to enhance fire safety of complex building envelopes at high-risk buildings: limited combustible membranes in Euroclass A2
Allan K Hurdle, technical consultant, Serge Ferrari Stamisol UK

Case study: G Park London Docklands
Laurie Chetwood, founder, Chetwoods

Landscape engineering and its links to improved health & wellbeing
Charlotte Markey, Green urbanisation innovation manager, Polypipe Civils and Green Urbanisation

Case study: Wendover Woods Visitor Centre
Alex Street, project architect, Re-Format

Case study: Alder Hey Children’s Hospital: Institute in the Park
Mike Burnell, project architect, Hopkins Architects

Chair's closing remarks

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Changing working and learning sees science disciplines share facilities

Student housing by Henley Halebrown and a masterplan for Pudding Mill Lane have both been approved by the London Legacy Development Corporation

Student housing by Henley Halebrown and a masterplan for Pudding Mill Lane have both been approved

Studio Weave’s Je Ahn talks to Jan-Carlos Kucharek about how the firm kept control of the design and build procurement process at its LVL timber Lea Bridge Library extension – in order to minimise compromises on construction quality and make the café, community social room and function space look a million dollars

How to keep control of D&B procurement costs without compromising quality

Peter Apps intertwines humanity, horror and technical detail in a harrowing but compelling report of the Grenfell fire, the Inquiry and people who suffered

Harrowing but compelling report mixes humanity, horror and technical detail

Architectural teacher, theorist, critic and practitioner, disciple of Ivor Richards and Alvar Aalto, whose studio was characterised by energy and intellectual thinking

John McRae of Orms remembers an influential teacher