Part of the 'Science Public Lecture Series' hosted by the University of Nottingham's Physics and Astronomy Department.
"Rethinking the Tall Building: The Importance of Climate, Culture & Context" by Dr. Philip Oldfield
B1, Physics Building, University Park, Nottingham (Near the QMC hospital)
No admission charge or booking required. Free onsite parking.
We will meet at 5.45 pm in the foyer. Following the lecture we can head to the nearby SU bar, Mooch.
Philip Oldfield is a Lecturer in Architecture at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham. His role at Nottingham sees him co-coordinate the Masters Course in Sustainable Tall Buildings and the associated high-rise architecture design studios and seminars. He has also taught tall building studio and lecture modules at universities in Chicago, Venice and Singapore.
His research includes: The sustainable design of tall buildings; tall buildings and life cycle energy / carbon; strategies to reduce embodied energy in tall buildings; opportunities and challenges for passivhaus thinking in high-rise.