Creative Industries Festival: Creative Solutions for Sustainable Urban Environments
In collaboration with the Sustainable and Resilient Futures Network, this session introduces architect Iva Stanisheva, an Oxford Brookes alumna and part of the Architects Climate Action Network, who will discuss circular economy in construction and the development of urban environments in the context of the climate crisis. The conversation continues with local experts Helen Gordon, Creative Director and Co-founder of Kite Creative (an Oxfordshire regenerative design and build interior studio and workshop) and Oliver Bannister, Project Manager and Project Lead at Ridge and Partners (a multidiscipline property and construction consultancy with a Head Office in Blenheim Park). The panel will focus on positive practices on the ground to transform Oxford(shire)'s built environment to a nature positive one. Audiences are invited to reflect, ask questions and take practical outcomes forward. The session is facilitated and moderated by Dr Esra Kurul, lead of the Sustainable and Resilient Futures Network.