The Hackney Society Debate: Sustainability vs Conservation

by Jamie on May 16, 2010

Just a quick note to say that the Hackney Society have organised a debate on sustainability vs conservation.

It’s a tricky issue – how do we turn the thousands of beautiful, historic homes in Hackney into very low and zero carbon homes without spoiling them?

More information can be found here.

Sustainability vs Conservation

DEBATE on Thursday 20 May 2010

How are we going to make our historic buildings more environmentally friendly? Is a carbon neutral Victorian house possible? What should government be doing to help us improve our homes? Come and join the debate.


Robert Prewett (Architect)

Hattie Hartman (Architects’ Journal)

Emma Marchant (Engineer, Atelier 10)

Robyn Pender (English Heritage)

Julian Harrap (Architect)




Hothouse, 274 Richmond Road, London E8 3QW


FREE to all


Further information about panel

Prewitt Bizley Architects
Project Passivhaus in Hackney

Julian Harrap Architects
Project Royal Society of Chemistry

Hattie Hartman
Project Sustainability blog

Atelier Ten

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