International perspectives on design of university campuses – Thoughts after a global pandemic

Date & Time: Tuesday 4th May 2021, 8am to 11am (UK Time)

This event has now taken place.  See sidebar for webinar recording and Event Documents (below) for post event report and presentations (n.b. not all presentations have been published).

 


With speakers from Australia, Sweden and the UK, this Thought-Leadership Event will consider international perspectives on university design, what lessons we might learn from each other and how university campuses might change going forward after the events of the last year.   Discussion sessions will be included, so we hope to have lively debate and discussion.

Agenda (Provisional):


Introduction/HEDQF

8.00am
Welcome and Introduction
– Dr Ghazwa Alwani-Starr, Pro Vice-Chancellor Strategy, Planning and Partnerships and Director of Property at the University of London, and Chair of HEDQF.

8.10am
HEDQF Research – Informing the Future
– Rupert Cook, Co-chair of HEDQF Research Group, and Partner at Miltiadou Cook Mitzman architects
– Alex Grigull, Co-chair of HEDQF Research Group, and Associate at Grimshaw.


International Perspectives

8.25am
The Australian Perspective
– Rowan Maclean, Executive Director Fishermans Bend and AIIDGH, COO Portfolio, University of Melbourne.
– Andrew Cortese, Managing Partner, Sydney Office, Grimshaw 

8.55am
The European Perspective
– Dr Jonas Nordquist, Associate Residency Director, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm.

9.10am
Discussion


UK Perspectives

9.25am
New Teaching and Learning Environments: The University of Brunel
– Ian Goodfellow, Architect and Partner of Penoyre & Prasad and HEDQF Deputy Chair
– Paul Glassey, Assistant Director (Media Services) from Brunel University

9.40am
Enterprise and Innovation: Birmingham City University: Steamhouse Project – enterprise and innovation
– Tom Alexander, Architect and Director of Aukett Swanke, and,
– John Plumridge, Director of Estates, Birmingham City University

9.55am
Discussion


The future design of student accommodation

10.10am
Perspectives from universities:
– Dr Ghazwa Alwani-Starr, Pro Vice-Chancellor Strategy, Planning and Partnerships and Director of Property and Facilities Management at the University of London, and Chair of HEDQF

10.25am
Perspectives from the private sector:
– Paul Sweeney, Chief Strategy Officer, Unite Students

10.40am
Discussion


Conclusion

10.50am
Discussion and Conclusion

11.00am
End


 

Event Documents
We would like to thank our sponsor Buro Happold for hosting this event
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