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Symposium on the design of Responsible Environments 11 August 2011 80 Roeland Street Presented by the Department of Architectural Technology, CPUT 09:00-09:15 09:15-10:00 10:00-10:45

10:45-11:30

11:30-12:00 12:00-12:45 12:45-13:30 13:30-14:30 14:30-16:30

Introduction Jonathan Green: Sensible Design Lesley Freedman: Using indigenous earthen architectural knowledge to build sustainable natural living environments for the poor Karin Strom: Standing in practice: The reality of integrating responsible design Tea: Provided Andrew Horne: Applying sustainable principles to design Peter McIntosh: Natural Building Methods Lunch: Please bring your own or Wembley Square that is just around the corner Peter McIntosh: Practical demonstration of natural building methods Venue to be confirmed

R300 for practitioners, space is limited, please confirm with Carleen at 021 440 222 CPD course (0.6 CPD credits) (please note that parking is limited, park at the main campus and walk)

We firmly believe that in order for a building to be sustainable, it must be loved; it must touch the soul. People—not just the current owners, but future generations—must find enough value in a building to continue to occupy and maintain it. Some of this is aesthetic, some performance, some economics. The Roman architect Vitruvius told us that buildings must have "Firmness, Commodity and Delight". True today more than ever. David Arkin

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11 August 2011

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