Woodlife Talk #3

Presented as part of Swedish Design Movement, the Woodlife Talks gather around architects and city-planners that focus on designing sustainable futures.
Project plan for the Meridian Water in London

19:30 – 20:00 Guided tour of the Kjellander Sjöberg’s exhibition “Scale towards Sustainability” (in French and English)
by Kjellander Sjöberg architects and Architects Sweden.

20:00 – 21:00 Think Tank with Kjellander Sjöberg architects, Felipe De Ferrari (Plan Común), Alessandro Gess (AUC), Armelle Le Mouëllic (TVK) and Thomas Boucher (Praxys): Urban regeneration; climate & local opportunities; Shaping 15-minute neighbourhoods; London – Paris – Stockholm (in English)
Presentation of the Meridian Water example, a masterplan scheme for the London Borough of Enfield by Kjellander Sjöberg as well as short presentations of French examples followed by a panel discussion together with the audience.

The Think Tank focuses on urban regeneration and discusses climate adaptation and shaping local opportunities within larger metropolitan areas.

By proposing a pleasant urban fabric, informed by microclimate modelling, based on the idea of the ‘15-minute city’ where everything is easily accessible and at hand, Meridian Water in Enfield sets out to tackle the climate emergency and improve life quality in one of London´s most deprived areas.

Comparing examples of urban transformations and emerging ideas with perspectives from London, Paris and Stockholm, the Think Tank aims at initiating a conversation on how to put people at the centre of large development projects.

How can we use what is already there, create meaningful connections and continuity between urban communities? How can we work with local character and a sense of place, features generating local opportunities and long-term prosperous neighbourhoods that are livable and offer a wide spectrum of everyday life qualities? Dense urban areas creating a sense of identity, belonging and many places to call home?

In partnership with Paris Design Week

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