Heat Island Presenting at The New Generations Festival: ATLAS of Emerging Practices, Macro Museum Rome – 8th September, 17:00
New generations of European architects will gather to reflect on the future of the architect’s profession.
The next edition of the New Generations Festival will be held in Rome at MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma , from 6th to 8th September, with the participation of about 20 international guests.
The 3-day event comprising a series of activities open to the public, including the presentation of the book “ATLAS of emerging practices: being an architect in the 21st century”.
Camden Council have granted planning permission for our outdoor kitchen classroom at Rhyl Primary School in Camden. Together with their potting shed and emerging kitchen garden, this low energy kitchen classroom will transform the school’s current car park into a space for growing, plot-to-plate teaching, community cooking and culinary events. Start on site in August.
Members of Heat Island recently took part in the Clearer Air Sooner Initiative, a two-day assembly in Hammersmith, London bringing together representatives from the WHO, city government officials, activists, funders and air quality experts.
Luke Jones has been selected as this year’s prestigious British Council Helsinki Design Resident. He will leave in June for the first of two working and production periods in the capital researching Finnish innovations in large scale engineered timber fabrication and offsite manufacture. The research will culminate in a speculative design response and exhibition during Helsinki Design Week this September.
Evapanel, our evaporative cooling facade system for hot-arid cities, was awarded African Regional Winner and Global Runner Up in the RICS Cities of our Future Challenge. Supported by the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Association of Commonwealth Universities – the global competition received over 1,200 entries.