TDAG (Tree Design Action Group) has announced two seminars that will explore opportunities and delivery solutions for making the most of trees in hard landscapes in the Scottish context.
Glasgow (Half day)
Date: 22nd June
Venue: Glasgow City Halls Recital Room, Candleriggs, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G1 1NQ,
Edinburgh (Full day)
Date: 23rd June
Venue: Edwin Chadwick Building, Heriot-Watt University, Currie, City of Edinburgh EH14 4AL
Scotland is committed to sustainable development and place-making to drive forward economic growth and wellbeing. With £10bn worth of infrastructure investment agreed for Scotland’s main six city regions, opportunities are at an all time high to set Scotland apart for urban livability with an integrated approach combining green, blue and grey infrastructure solutions.
Principles and examples featured in Trees in Hard Landscapes: A Guide for Delivery, TDAG’s latest publication, provide the backbone of the programme designed for each event. A rich selection of speakers from diverse backgrounds (civil and highway engineering, urban planning and design, landscape architecture, architecture, horticulture, urban forestry, development management, research....) coming from the US, Sweden, France, Scotland and elsewhere, will share and discuss their experiences of using of trees for enhancing infrastructure resilience and performance, attracting investment and making places that work.
To book your place go to http://www.tdag.org.uk/
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