Architecture Summit

"LEARN OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES ACROSS SCOTLAND'S ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS"

CONFERENCE DAY ONE - 22ND NOVEMBER

Please note that the Digital Construction & BIM Summit takes place in this conference room from 10.00 - 13.45.

Chairperson: David Millar, Director and Head of Conservation, Austin-Smith:Lord LLP

13.45 Design Well on the Old: Architectural Conservation as a Solution for the Environmental, Social and Economic Challenges of the 21st Century

• The conservation and reuse of existing buildings

• The conservation of our built heritage as an important aspect of the quality of life in our cities, both in terms of identity and health

• The economic value of architectural conservation in terms of increased business has been demonstrated

• Case studies demonstrating the value of good design and conservation in environmental, economic and social terms

Speaker:

Cristina Gonzalez-Longo, Director: MSc in Architectural Design for the Conservation of Built Heritage, University of Strathclyde

14.15 Panel Discussion: The Future of Architecture

  • The evolution of architecture in a new digital age

  • What will become of traditional architectural techniques in 30 years time?

  • Innovative upcoming projects and what they mean for the future of architecture

Moderator: Sam Allwinkle, Chair Accreditation Committee, Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists

Panellists:

Ian Hogg, Design Director, Balfour Beatty

Andrew Brown, Director, Brown+Brown Architects

Alisdair Clements, Director, Inch Architecture

Philip Macdonald, Managing Partner, Oberlanders Architects LLP

Calum Duncan, Director, Calum Duncan Architects

Jonathan Hines, Director, Architype

15.00 New Technology Incorporated into Conservation Work – The Restoration of the 1762 Chinese Pagoda at Kew Gardens

  • Historic research informs design
  • Paint analysis informs colours
  • Destructive testing confirms design selection
  • Specific testing informs specification choices

Speaker:

David Millar, Director and Head of Conservation, Austin-Smith:Lord LLP

15.30 Portsoy Boatbuilding Centre

  • Adaptive re-use

  • Funding

  • Planning

  • Building and use

Speaker:

Andrew Brown, Director, Brown+Brown Architects

15.55 Architecture for Science and Collaboration

  • Case study of the technology and innovation centre for the University of Strathclyde 

Speaker:

Christoph Ackermann, Architect Director, BDP Architects

16.20 The University of Glasgow Masterplan

  • Integration of the former Western Infirmary site into the Gilmorehill Campus
  • Significant campus expansion on the University’s doorstep
  • Establishes the framework for a major capital investment in the University’s estate

Speaker:

Peter McLaughlin, Associate Partner, 7N Architects

16.40 Close of Conference

Feel free to join the Architect's Networking Party hosted by the Glasgow Institute of Architects in the Architect's Hub from 3.30pm-5.30pm.