Yorkshire Forward is the first Regional Development Agency to give visitors to it's website the chance to listen to audio files containing the highlights of our major regional events.
Did you miss Yorkshire Forward's Renaissance Collection Event?
If so, click on the links below to listen to audio from the Yorkshire Forward speakers at the event, together with Master Class sessions featuring industry leaders such as Tom Bloxham and Sir Terry Farrell.
‘Skyline’, The Skies of our cities
What are we making? How do we make them? Why do we need towers? What is the risk to the city?
- Matt White
, Architect, Make Architects
- Ian Simpson
, Architect of the Kissing Towers, Partner, Ian Simpson Architects
- John Thorp MBE
, Civic Architect, Leeds City Council
- Prof David Dunster
, University of Liverpool School of Architecture & Building
‘Planning for the Renaissance: what is the Reality?’
It’s complex, it’s time consuming, it’s costly, so how do we speed up the planning process? What does the Government want from planning?
- Andy Gutherson
, Director, Doncaster MBC
- Sir Terry Farrell,
- Professor David Lock
, David Lock Associates
‘Who Pays for Design?’
Is it all just “airy fairy” architect speak or does design actually pay? Are Architects the R&D of the property world? Do they add real value?
- Tom Bloxham
, Chairman, Urban Splash
- Chris Brown
, Chief Executive, Regeneration, Igloo
- Roger Madelin
, Chief Executive, Argent Estates Ltd
- Prof Stuart Gulliver
, University of Glasgow
‘Sustainable Development - the real costs’
What are the real efficiency gains from Sustainable Development? This master class will explore the real costs and benefits of using sustainable construction materials and techniques.
- George Martin
, Head of Re-Thinking, Willmott Dixon Consulting
- Alan Kell
, Managing Director, i&i Ltd
- Andrew Mason
, Managing Director, Newmason Properties Ltd
- Prof Malcolm Bell
, Professor of Surveying and Sustainable Housing, Leeds Metropolitan University