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Open Meeting – Climate Change: Impact on Architecture & Historic Buildings

Wednesday 8 November 2023

Our regular Open Meeting, arranged and hosted by the Development team will this year be a joint venture between  the RIBA, and Salisbury Civic Society  focusing  on Climate Change and how this is impacting on architecture with particular reference to  historic buildings.

There will be two speakers the architect Duncan Baker Brown  and from National Trust Charles Bain Smith, Senior Buildings Conservation Manager.

Duncan Baker Brown is a practicing architect, academic, environmental activist and author of ‘The Re-Use Atlas: a designer’s guide towards a circular economy’ published by RIBA.  He has researched and taught around issues of sustainable development and closed-looped systems for more than 25 years.

Charles Bain Smith is a Royal Institute of British Architect’s accredited Specialist Conservation Architect at National Trust (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) where he looks after property in the London and Southeast Region as well as advising on architectural conservation across the region.

Date: Wednesday 8 November 2023

Venue: Methodist Church, St Edmund’s Church St, Salisbury SP1 1EF

Time: Presentations begin at 6.30pm,  (doors open at 6.00pm)  The talks will last for about 60 minutes and there will be plenty of time for questions and debate.

There is no charge for this meeting.  Advance booking is not required.



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