skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

CSAR LECTURE - Sustainable Engineering and Design for the Built Environment with Professor Max Fordham, OBE

When Jun 20, 2016
from 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Sackler Lecture Theatre, Institute of Astronomy (Hoyle Building) Madingley Road, CB3 0HA
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

The Lecture:  Professor Max Fordham writes:

The System for Sustainable Engineering Design extends to the whole of Planet Earth. Boundaries for Planet Earth include humankind as it has evolved.The system is a thermodynamic one in terms of our need to design in a sustainable way for its future. This lecture aims to provide food for thought regarding the vision required for future sustainable engineering design for the built environment.

About the Speaker:

Max Fordham pioneered environmental design and engineering for buildings. 

Fifty years ago he started with an idea about how engineers could bring scientific knowledge into the art of building design.  He developed his skills in what were then considered new ways  of designing services  engineering to test his idea. Invention, innovation and success followed. 

He is Visiting Professor in Building & Design at the University of Bath, Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and Royal Academy of Engineering, and Honorary Fellow of the RIBA.  

Practical Matters:

  • Open to all
  • CSAR members are admitted free.
  • Pupils and students may register for free membership at the lecture reception desk.
  • Non-members are asked to make a nominal contribution of £3.00.

 

For more information, click here.

OPdA Tweets

Upcoming events

Resilience and Wellbeing

Jul 03, 2017

William Harvey Lecture Theatre, School of Clinical Medicine

Postdoc Lunchtime Talks Series: Teaching opportunities for postdocs

Jul 06, 2017

Postdoc Centre Biomedical Campus

Upcoming events

RSS Feed Latest news

Invitation to participate in focus groups on gender, progression and promotion

Jun 26, 2017

The Gender Equality Steering Group would like to invite members of staff to a series of focus groups seeking to find out more about their experiences and perspectives of career promotion and progression within the University.

Review of the Office of Scholarly Communication - responses sought

Jun 16, 2017

The University is undertaking a Review of the Office of Scholarly Communication and welcomes your views on how the University’s support for open research might be improved, especially regarding the particular needs of postdocs.

View all news