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  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 28 September 2017
  • Lecture Theatre 2, Te Aro Campus, 139 Vivian Street
  • Victoria University of Wellington

Heroic Buildings Wellington- Public Lecture

The built environment faces a number of challenges in a low carbon and sustainable future. The need for quality buildings is greater than ever, so what does this mean for the future of Wellington, those buildings within it and planned for.

Come along to this free event and hear from some of the leading voices in Wellington on the future of Wellingtons built environment.



What makes Zero Heroes: A transcontinental view on buildings and energy

Hans-Christian Wilhelm, Senior Lecturer at the University of Architecture, VuW, will look at the bigger picture of energy and buildings, criss-crossing between 50 degrees North (Germany) and 41 degrees south (New Zealand) before having a closer look at the main aspects contributing to the energy footprint associated to buildings. Finally it takes snapshots of ways towards net zero, from legislation to lifestyle.

We can build heroes - raising the bar in Wellington and New Zealand

Patrick Arnold, eCubed Ltd. A number of significant buildings are proposed in Wellington and New Zealand. Patrick will describe how they are raising standards for performance and well-being of buildings, and responding to environmental issues.

Site 10 PwC Centre - Wellington's next heroic building

Elzine Braasch, Aecom will be discussing what makes Site 10 PwC Centre a Green star 5 rated building, the energy efficiency and quality during design, and going beyond the rating into the focus and importance of ‘resilience’.

Drinks & Nibbles served

CPD Points available:

NZRAB: 10 points

ADNZ: 2 points

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