Three workshops on this topic focused on the challenge to the environment from
the existing housing stock. It was observed that rate of replacement of housing is so slow that new housing, however efficient, can never compensate for the
inefficiency of the existing stock. |
A summary of the conclusions of the three
The first workshop, on 21 March 2011, brought together a group of experts
to consider issues that will be important for housing in the sub-region in 2030.
For the programme of the workshop, the speakers' slides, and a list of participants, click here, and
here for a summary of the conclusions.
The second workshop, on 19 May 2011, included councillors and officers of local authorities, members of residents associations, and people from business.
For notes from the breakout groups click
Housing 2030 was be discussed also at a meeting at
ideaSpace on 13 April 2011
of the Cambridge group of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts,
Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). A summary of its conclusions is