Centre for Sustainability and School of Geography Seminar presented by Emeritus Professor Hugh Barton.
Shaping neighbourhoods: Putting climate change, ecological and health inequality crises at the heart of planning and design.
About the talk:
Emeritus Professor Hugh Barton will present on the latest (2021) edition of Shaping Neighbourhoods, which puts climate, ecological and health inequality crises at the heart of planning and design.
About the speaker:
Hugh Barton is a town planner and Emeritus Professor of planning, health and sustainability in the WHO Collaborating Centre at UWE Bristol.
In the early eighties, he founded the Urban Centre for Appropriate Technology.
His books include Sustainable Settlements, a Guide to Local Authority Auditing, Sustainable Communities, and Healthy Urban Planning (translated into six languages).
He was lead editor of the Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-being (2015), and is working on City of Well-being – a radical new guide to town planning (publication 2016).
His recreational hobbies include walking, choral music, grandchildren, and preparing a Neighbourhood Development Plan.
Please note: This seminar is advertised as an in person talk however the room capacity is 20 people. The seminar will be also be available via Zoom.
|Date||Wednesday, 8 December 2021|
|Time||12:00pm - 1:00pm|
|Department||Centre for Sustainability|
|Location||Room 5N4, Richardson Building, Otago Campus (room capacity: 20 people) and via zoom|
|Contact Name||Mary-Jane Campbell or Nicki Topliss|
|Contact Phone||+64 3 479 5220|