Date(s) - 21/06/2018
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wood Quay Venue
Transparent, Responsible, Healthy Materials for the Building Sector
IGBC’s new afternoon conference in 2018 focuses on how we design buildings to minimise embodied carbon and create a circular economy for construction materials and healthy places to live and work. This will include speakers on life cycle assessment, zero waste, healthy materials and responsible procurement.
A full running order will be published on this page shortly
Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart is a chemist and widely known for his work with the Cradle to Cradle design concept, which he developed together with the American architect William McDonough. As founder of EPEA Internationale Umweltforschung GmbH (1987 in Hamburg, Germany) and co-founder of McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (1995 in Charlottesville, Virginia) he has pushed forward the implementation of Cradle to Cradle by promoting innovation, positivity and quality in product design. Michael Braungart also co-founded the Hamburger Umwelt Institute (HUI) in 1989, a non-profit scientific research institute focusing on environmental solutions.
Tytti Bruce-Hyrkas (MSc) is a building LCA expert with personal experience from over 100 buildings and Infrastructure LCAs. She is also a developer of One Click LCA– the highest rated LCA tool for BREEAM. She teaches yearly approx. 200 certification professionals, other sustainability experts and university students around Europe to use building LCA.
Noel Gill, Director, Hegarty Demolition Ltd