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Audio Podcast

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.
Renaissance: the power of place
Terry Hodgkinson, Chair, Yorkshire Forward
Welcome and Introduction to this unique event. An opportunity to hear how Yorkshire and Humber is realising its sense of place to create bright new futures.
Our Towns, Our Cities, Your Opportunity  
Barra Mac Ruairí, Head of Renaissance Towns and Cities, Yorkshire Forward 
Jan Anderson, Executive Director of Environment, Yorkshire Forward
Multi-million pound development opportunities
The Master Class Sessions were your opportunity to hear the latest ideas from renowned industry experts in areas such as planning, sustainable development and design and have your say on subjects from the topical to the tactical.

Make sure you don't miss the exclusive insights and the latest ideas of world renowned industry experts in areas such as planning, sustainable development and design.
‘Skyline’, The Skies of our cities  (12.3MB)
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?’  (3.6MB)
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, Partner, Farrell’s
- Professor David Lock, David Lock Associates

‘Who Pays for Design?’  (13.6MB)
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’  (11.4MB)
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
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