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Past Powered by PechaKucha Event: Fit London

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Fit London

July 24, 2014
@ NLA, The Building Centre

Fit London Powered by PechaKucha

This session powered by PechaKucha will look at innovative ideas from some of London’s most dynamic and exciting practices to promote health and wellbeing in the capital through interventions in the built environment.

  • James Conway, Landscape Architect, Arup
  • Lydia Dutton, Sustainability Project Manager, Argent
  • Ben Ferguson, Assistant Landscape Architect, Water & Environment, Atkins
  • Hannah Gibbs, London Development Manager, Living Streets
  • Barbara Kaucky, Director, erect architecture
  • Lisa Woo, Cabe Advisor, Design Council
  • Jessie Mangold Chair, Account Manager, London Communication Agency

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Playgrounds for a Better Childhood

BY BARBARA KAUCKY
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

Barbara Kaucky from Erect Architecture talks about their work with playgrounds around the London area, creating places for self direct playing and learning. They decided to create this project because children today are already suffering from the effects of physical inactivity. Therefore, they want to increase the awareness of active playing and how this could benefit the lives of the children in a long term.

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A Walking App for London

BY BEN FERGUSON
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

Ben Ferguson invites us to enjoy a new way to explore London, getting us away from lines, overrated attractions, cliche sightseeing buses and guided talks. He is introducing us the QR London, an interactive and most importantly healthier way to explore London on foot. It’s an app which offers a wide range of options that will make us wanting to walk more.

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Ideas for Greening Your City

BY JAMES CONWAY
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

From Arup Landscape Architecture, James Conway shares some ideas for greening, how green areas in urban spaces increases life quality resulting in more sustainable cities. Ideas like vertical greening, strategic green links are some of the innovative concepts which are already being in use and improving the environment of its surroundings. 

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Designing to Get Fit

BY LISA WOO
@ FIT LONDON ON JUL 24, 2014

Lisa Woo starts her talk with the shocking number of 9 – a quarter of British adults walk for fewer than 9 minutes a day. Lisa then introduces simple, playful ways in which the design can makes be more active and have fun at the same time, having a better life as a result.

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