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Upcoming Events

TUES 02 MARCH

6.30pm – 8.00pm

STUDENTS CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK

LAUNCH

At this event ACAN Education will launch the Students Climate Action Network. StuCAN seeks to highlight the immense power of student agency, by facilitating inter-university student collaboration, events and knowledge sharing. It is the organic continuation of the Climate Curriculum Campaign: seeking to embed ACAN’s core aims into the curriculum.

THURS 11 MARCH

1.00pm – 2.00pm

CIRCULAR SERIES:

RIBA STAGE 4 

We’ll be discussing material selection and material passports; testing, warranties and liabilities; material lead times and viability; required design skills, risk management, procurement routes and how to conduct productive detailed discussions with fabricators, manufacturers, suppliers, and potential subcontractors/contractors to ensure circularity.

Past Events

25.02.21

CIRCULAR SERIES:

RIBA STAGE 3

We discussed the development of circular design considerations, planning and statutory considerations, potential procurement routes, selecting materials, locking in flexibility and adaptability through design, balancing circularity with feasibility, and conducting productive design feedback sessions with the client and project stakeholders.

11.02.21

CIRCULAR SERIES:

RIBA STAGE 2

We discussed initial circular design considerations, design strategies (design for disassembly, designing in layers, material quality), and how to conduct productive initial design feedback sessions with the client and project stakeholders.

03.02.21

EMBODIED CARBON 
LAUNCH EVENT

We launched a new campaign to regulate embodied carbon in new buildings.

28.01.21

CIRCULAR SERIES:

RIBA STAGE 1

We looked at the appropriateness of a project, how sustainability goals are measured up against stakeholder and client ambitions, and overcoming any barriers to delivering a circular project. 

Watch Events

Please visit our YouTube channel to watch our past events.

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ACAN!

ACAN is a network of individuals within architecture and related built environment professions taking action to address the twin crises of climate and ecological breakdown. 

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