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Sustainability of the built environment

Inquiry

This inquiry will examine the sustainability of the built environment. It will look at the best routes to net zero for our future building needs from low carbon materials through to policies to minimise the whole life carbon impact of new buildings.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

Upcoming events

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Past events

Wednesday 19 January 2022
2:00pm Private
2:15pm Public
Sustainability of the built environment - Oral evidence 19 January 2022
2:15pm
  • Adam Mactavish (Director at Currie & Brown)
  • Alexia Laird (Sustainability Manager at Landsec)
2:45pm
  • Eddie Hughes MP (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing) at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
  • Catherine Adams (Director of Net Zero and Greener Building at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
  • The Lord Callanan (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Minister for Business, Energy and Corporate Responsibility) at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)
  • Damitha Adikaari (Director for Climate Science and Energy Innovation at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 17 November 2021
1:00pm Private
1:10pm Public
Sustainability of the built environment - Oral evidence 17 November 2021
1:10pm
  • Michael H. Ramage (Director at Centre for Natural Material Innovation, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge)
  • Louisa Bowles (Representative at LETI (London Energy Transformation Initiative), and Head of Sustainability at Hawkins Brown Architects LLP)
  • Dr Joe Jack Williams (Associate, Researcher at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios)
  • Elaine Toogood (Head Of Architecture at MPA The Concrete Centre, and Representative at Mineral Products Association)
2:10pm
  • Will Arnold (Head of Climate Action at The Institution of Structural Engineers)
  • Sam Liptrott (Director at OFR Consultants, Fire and Risk Consultants)
  • Rhian Williams (Principal Strategic Planner (London Plan) at Greater London Authority)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 20 October 2021
2:00pm Private
2:15pm Public
Sustainability of the built environment - Oral evidence 20 October 2021
2:15pm
  • Dr Jannik Giesekam (Chancellor's Fellow (Lecturer), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Strathclyde)
  • Peter Conboy (Development Director at igloo Regeneration Ltd)
  • Dr Alice Moncaster (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering and Innovation at The Open University)
3:15pm
  • Dr Alice Owen (Professor: Business Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement at University of Leeds)
  • Caterina Brandmayr (Head of climate policy at Green Alliance)
  • Robert Lambe (Fellow at Chartered Institute of Building, and Managing Director at Melius Homes Limited)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 14 July 2021
2:00pm Private
2:30pm Public
Sustainability of the built environment - Oral evidence 14 July 2021
2:30pm
  • The Rt Hon. the Lord Deben (Chair at Climate Change Committee)
  • Emily Huynh (Technical Adviser for Advancing Net Zero at UK Green Building Council)
  • Dr Tia Kansara (Entrepreneur and co-founder at Kansara Hackney Ltd)
3:30pm
  • Jane Anderson (Board Member at The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP))
  • Dr Danielle Densley Tingley (Senior Lecturer in Architectural Engineering at The University of Sheffield)
  • Ms Phoebe MacDonald (Senior Policy and Public Affairs Advisor at Royal Institute of British Architects)
Virtual meeting

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  • Email: eacom@parliament.uk
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