Infrastructure Forum

This Forum brings together individuals within the UKGBC membership who work on infrastructure projects. The Infrastructure Forum meets twice a year to share ideas between peers and to help shape UKGBC activity on infrastructure.
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April 1, 2021

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The purpose of the forum is to:

  • Provide a platform for UKGBC members to discuss and share knowledge, ideas and potential collaboration opportunities related to infrastructure and its role in the decarbonisation of the built environment sector
  • Act as an initial communication channel to share UKGBC member opportunities related to infrastructure

Get Involved: If you work for an organisation that is a member of UKGBC and would like to be part of the Infrastructure Forum mailing list please email Emily.Huynh@ukgbc.org.

Each Forum topic is guided by our member’s interest and topical issues within the infrastructure sector. If you are a member and have a suggestion for a future Forum topic, please reach out using the above email address.

Recent Forums:

2020 Workshop: Net Zero Infrastructure
Discussion on whether a clear definition for Net Zero Infrastructure is required, and if so, how best can this be approached and what the key challenges are. Summary of discussion outputs

Workshop slides

2020 Workshop: Pathways for Heat Decarbonisation
Workshop to identify and discuss what the key challenges are for end-users, and to propose key decision points for deployment of low carbon measures and heating systems. Outcomes from the workshop fed into the heat decarbonisation roadmap produced by the Infrastructure Net Zero Coalition. The path to zero carbon heat
2019 Launch: Infrastructure Net Zero Coalition
UKGBC is part of an infrastructure industry coalition set up to support the UK’s transition to net zero. The coalition was formed in 2019 by Mott MacDonald and several other organisations, including UKGBC, Skanska, UKCRIC, Transport for London and Anglian Water, with the aim of working with Government on how to deliver the infrastructure required to meet UK’s net zero target by 2050. Launch report
2019 Roundtable: Climate Resilience, Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity
Hosted by Turner & Townsend with speakers Wendy Brooks, Environment Agency; Ian Nicholson, BRE; Gareth Brown, Turner & Townsend and Michael Murphy, Heathrow. Summary of key outcomes

 

For older Forum details, please contact emily.huynh@ukgbc.org.

For UKGBC’s Delivering Low Carbon Infrastructure Report (2017), please see here.

UKGBC is also represented on the Green Construction Board (GBC) Infrastructure Working Group.

Featured image courtesy of Skanska.