The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

Position paper - Carbon Sequestration from forests to buildings

26th March 2013


13.30 Registration
14.00 Chair’s introduction:
Mr Oliver Wilton, Bartlett School of Architecture, on behalf of UCL and the UCL ISR.
14.10 Keynote:
Professor David Robson – Carbon sequestered within buildings
14.30 Timber buildings;
Jonathan Fovargue, Eurban; Bridport House and Hackney Academy
Andrew Waugh, Waugh Thistleton Architects; Murray Grove, the tallest timber structure in the world at 9 storeys, commissioned by Metropolitan, also in Hackney.
Dr Nick Atkinson, Woodland Trust; the Woodland Carbon Code and Allowable Solutions 15.20 Panel discussion
15.30 Refreshments
Professor Callum Hill, Napier; The rapidly changing legislative framework for reporting sequestered carbon in timber products
Ian Pritchett, Lime Technology; carbon sequestered within lime and hemp buildings
Jane Anderson, PE International; Measuring sequestered carbon within buildings
Gary Newman, ASBP; an update on the Green Guide and encouraging the wider use of sustainable building products;
17.10 Panel Discussion
17.30 Close and drinks