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Building a Sustainable, Net Zero London

The UK is legally committed to being zero carbon by 2050. Engineered Timber is the only large-scale construction material that can be grown. To fulfil our commitment to the environment, engineering, architecture and construction with timber can work together towards our carbon free goal. Join our panel during London Climate Action Week with world-lead specialists to find out about timber’s material properties, explore Modern Methods of Construction with timber and to discuss strategies that can help us build carbon free homes for our future!

Introduced by: Nicky Gavron AM - London Sustainable Development Commissioner

Main speakers include:

  • Michael Ramage - Director of the Centre for Natural Material Innovation, Cambridge University
  • Andrew Waugh - Waugh Thistleton Architects, creator of world-leading engineered timber buildings
  • Maria Smith - Director of Sustainability and Physics at Buro Happold
  • Samantha Wait – Director of Business Development & Communications at Swan Housing Group 

This event is organised by the London Sustainable Development Commission and the Cambridge Centre for Natural Material Innovation.

Registration Link


London Sustainable Development Commission and Cambridge Centre for Natural Material Innovation


Monday, 16 November, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:30
Contact name: 
Antiopi Koronaki
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