‘Unlocking new value from assets’
Val Bagnall, Managing Director, Apex Airspace
Apex Airspace is the market leader for airspace development in the UK, with a confirmed pipeline of 160 homes, and a further 700 under discussion. Working with Homes England, the GLA, and a range of councils and housing associations, they have pioneered airspace to provide much needed new affordable homes for London. Their innovative business model combining modular homes, has helped unlock a new homes market in London, whilst pioneering new sources of funding to make this happen. In the last year, they have made significant strides in shaping and influencing the national planning policy framework, with airspace now specifically mentioned in the NPPF and the draft London Plan.
‘Designing Future Ready buildings and estates’
David Symons, Future Ready Programme Leader, WSP
With buildings and estates having lives of decades, designing for the future as well as today is essential. In this engaging and lively talk, David Symons will share some of the key future trends WSP is expecting and provide practical examples of building, healthcare and university estates designed for both the future and today.