The third Festival of the Future City will be set over three days and aims to be the largest public debate about the future of cities. It will bring together politicians, writers, artists, scientists, change-makers, academics, journalists, students, the public, economists, futurists, policy makers, roboticists, philosophers, filmmakers, think tanks, charities, social enterprises, city-builders and more.
A conference offering detailed, critical insights from market leaders, new business models and decision makers at the coal face of change. The challenges facing our region present opportunities we are well placed to lead on nationally: How we build housing to meet community and civic need, create meaningful jobs, new skills or use our growing digital economy to widen prosperity.
The Bristol Housing Festival is excited to be hosting this conference to showcase some of the key learning of industry experts to enabling housing innovation in the UK for inclusive growth. We are delighted to hear from local and national representatives in the arena who are actively engaged in the challenge of enabling housing innovation
A presentation of research on co-housing, community housing and intergenerational living followed by a discussion panel comprised of experts from UoB, UWE, Housing LIN and Bristol Housing Festival. Chaired by Carol Watson, Head of Adult Care Commissioning, Bristol City Council.
Bristol City Council, in Partnership with the Bristol Housing Festival are delighted to be hosting an exciting day exploring the role of self-build and community led housing in the city. We will be hearing from experts in the field to learn from practical examples of builds and from those at the forefront of enabling this form of development.
On Saturday 26th October, Lockleaze will open its doors to celebrate what makes homes and places great.
This family friendly event will have plenty of activities for kids and adults, bringing residents together to discuss and drive plans and possibilities for the area, though all are welcome to join in the fun.
The RIBA has organised a series of lunch and learn sessions about various topics, as part of our knowledge and learning programme. In March, we launched with topic 'Architecture and Community' later in July we looked at 'Architecture and Energy', both successful events with lots of interest.
In partnership with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community we are delighted to host a series of presentations and debate to explore the Church’s practical response to the housing crisis as part of its mission and how trust is re-established between government, industry and the public to create a more positive context in which to meet the city’s longer term housing and community needs.
We are delighted to host a joint event with Women in Property South West, on the lessons learnt from modular construction. Kindly hosted by Simmons & Simmons, the morning will start with breakfast and networking, followed by a panel discussion, chaired by Fadiya Ahmed.
This festival will explore why health and wellbeing are essential parts of good placemaking and city design and management. It will bring together an inspirational set of speakers to share some of the best examples from around the world.
So if you are a policy maker, placemaker, health practitioner, Bath resident or just interested in the quality of our environment then this festival is for you.