This forum explores the concept of Self-Healing Cities – a cities ability to repair themselves, while having the least possible impact on its people, to understand how the future of architecture, infrastructure and alternative energy design can make a greater impact on Geelong’s sustainable and economic future.
With a keynote address by Deakin University’s architecture, environmental design and planning expert Dr Phillip B. Roös, a panel of leading industry experts will consider emerging concepts such as biophilic design, architecture science and closed-loop economies, and waste to energy as alternative energy sources.
Facilitated by Lindsay Brown, former president of Australia Water Association, Victoria, & GHD’s Water Market Lead, panelists include;
Dr Phillip B. Roös, Director Live+Smart Research Lab, Deakin University, Biophilic cities – connecting cities and nature to create happier and healthier communities.
Tai Hollingsbee, National Building Engineering Leader, GHD, Using design and technology to produce a closed-loop economy and a self-healing city.
Robbert van Oorschot, Technical Executive, GHD, Turning organic waste into a valued resource and energy.
Tuesday 24th March, 4 – 7.30
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Gallery Level 4, John Hay Building (D), Deakin University, Geelong Waterfront Campus
1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, VIC 3220