230 College Street
230 College Street, Room 103
Xavier De Kestelier is joint head of Foster + Partners’ Specialist Modelling Group (SMG), the practice’s multi-disciplinary research and development group. With his team, he has worked on projects such as Beijing Airport, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, Kuwait Airport and the Yachtplus super yachts. Over the years he has been a Visiting Professor at Ghent University, Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University and is currently a Teaching Fellow at The Bartlett School of Architecture. Since 2010 , he has been one of the directors of Smartgeometry.
Eric Arthur Gallery, 230 College Street
Room 103, 230 College Street
Our dependence on buried pipes for stormwater management is being tested by climate change and it is also important to find ways of extending the capacity of our infrastructure as intensification progresses. Low impact development is a means of working with simple systems and nature to lessen environmental impacts responsibly and economically. This lecture explores the various low impact development techniques that have proven effective in the Great Lakes climate and is intended to assist designers select appropriate methods for their projects.