Mumbai Dialogue Conference Programme - exchanging ideas on urban regeneration.


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We invite you to the Mumbai Dialogue Conference on Tuesday 23rd February at the NCPA Little Theatre, Mumbai. Here is the conference programme. You must RSVP directly to Giles Fallan of the Dialogue Group ( to secure your place. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Mumbai Dialogue Conference Programme - exchanging ideas on urban regeneration.

  1. 1. 21st FEBRUARY–26st FEBRUARY 2010 ConferenCe Programme Tuesday 23rd february 2010
  2. 2. Mumbai Dialogue Conference Exchanging ideas about urban regeneration In association with bombay first, Indian Institute of architects and uK Trade & Investment We have pleasure in welcoming you to the mumbai dialogue Conference – exchanging ideas about urban regeneration. This is a special half-day conference that seeks to bring together London-based architects and engineers and mumbai-based authorities, planners, developers and architects to exchange ideas, discuss and debate the key challenges, present solutions and share lessons from London and other global cities about regeneration and renewal and new development. We are delighted that the London development agency, group director, Peter bishop will present current and future plans for London and the lessons learnt from the last 10 years as the uK capital has undergone extensive regeneration and development. The conference is chaired by Peter murray, Chairman of new London architecture and will include a series of presentations from leading London based architects and engineers responsible for regeneration, development, planning and design in London and will include opportunities for networking at coffee/tea breaks and a drinks reception.
  3. 3. Mumbai Dialogue: Exchanging ideas about urban regeneration Conference Programme 14.00 registration and coffee 14.30 mumbai dialogue Conference welcome Peter murray, Chairman, new London architecture 14.35 The regeneration of mumbai narinder nayar, Chairman, bombay first 14.50 Keynote address Peter bishop, group director, London development agency 15.15 evidence-based spatial Planning and design: space syntax approach Kayvan Karimi, director, space syntax 15.35 Contextual Integration: Lessons Learned from drmm’s London residential Projects russell edwards, drmm 15.55 sustainable Housing in developing economies ben derbyshire, HTa 16.15 masterplans: Concept and applications Iain Wylie/dominic Wilkinson, austin-smith:Lord 16.35 Tea 17.00pm façade design considerations for a changing climate mark ryder, Partner, Hoare Lea Consulting engineers 17.20pm mixed use: density and living above the shop barry Hughes, HoK 17.40pm regenerating and renewing Inner cities areas balvinder matharu, Partner, ankur architects 18.00pm scales of communities Chris bell, HKr 18.20pm Infrastructure as a catalyst for regeneration and development Chris Williamson, Weston Williamson 18.40pm Place making: Local and foreign transactions gerald fox, associate, mJP 19.00 Panel discussion 19.30 drinks reception and buffett dinner 21.30 Closes
  4. 4. Delegation Ankur Architects delivery of the new-build music & group, deputy chair, The Prince’s Balvinder Matharu, Principal sports buildings, Kingsdale school. Trust, board member, Columbia Currently, he is leading the team Primary school, bethnal green, chair Biography developing a key element of the of governors and currently design for balvinder was responsible for setting stratford City north residential Homes, board member. up ankur architects in 1987 and has masterplan that will provide the remained principal of the company. athletes’ Village for the 2012 London balvinder has undertaken a broad olympic games. range of projects for housing associations, MJP developers, community clients, retailers Gerald Fox, associate and local authorities. His work includes Biography housing, communal buildings, offices/ HKR gerald has worked with mJP since workshops, large scale regeneration, and Chris Bell, director completing his diploma in 1999, and mixed use schemes in england, france Biography became an associate in 2008. and India. Christopher is a director of He works closely with sir richard masterplanning and urban design macCormac and has been for HKr architects, as well as being instrumental in the design of a number Austin-Smith:Lord director of Central and eastern europe. of projects varing in scale and building He is based in Prague but works types, from two exhibition designs at Biographies throughout the groups locations. In Tate britain and Tate modern to the of Iain Wylie, Partner addition to his masterplanning work he the bbC’s £600m flagship development one of the founder members of the is also very experienced in commercial at broadcasting house in London, These Practice in scotland when in 1998 and residential architecture. include the Priory Place development austin-smith:Lord formed a joint venture at Coventry Phoenix, maggie’s Cancer with Wren rutherford. graduated from Care Centre in Cheltenham and the edinburgh College of art/Heriot-Watt Hoare Lea Consulting Engineers Welcome Wolfson building at the university in 1987 and completed his science museum. Part 3 with the Psa in their then flagship Mark Ryder, Partner design standards office in London, Biography before moving back to scotland and mark has over twenty years experience Space Syntax on to Irvine development Corporation in environmental engineering design of with whom he spent two years as a buildings across all market sectors. He Kayvan Karimi, director Consultant at scottish enterprise. Iain has always focused on the feasibility and Biography ecame a salaried partner in 2003 and early design stages of a project where dr. Kayvan Karimi is an architectural partner in 2005. as glasgow office an engineer’s proactive contribution and urban designer with more principal, Iain has led the business in can be best utilised to deliver cost than twenty years of professional scotland to be a major competitor effective and practical engineering and international experience. He in a wide range of sectors including solutions. He believes in the use of new accomplished his doctoral studies on healthcare, education, residential and technology to achieve simplification in architectural and urban morphology commercial work. design, installation and operation of any (1993-98) at university College London Dominic Wilkinson building. mark is currently focusing on the (uCL). during this period, he joined a dominic has worked with a range of international portfolio for the middle east spin-off company of uCL, space syntax, public, private and voluntary sector and India regions where he is a director now. Throughout clients on a wide variety of projects, his professional and academic career, throughout the north West. His Kayvan has worked extensively on experience ensures an understanding HOK a wide range of projects, including: of the range of forces acting upon strategic city planning, city centre Barry Hughes, Vice President redevelopments, urban regeneration, the various commissioning bodies and the limitations that this produces Biography large-scale urban masterplanning, within their built environments. as an barry currently leads the mixed-use urban conservation/historic centers, architect, urban designer, lecturer, and design studio. His design experience ‘slum’ upgrading, major commercial/ researcher he contributes a broad includes diverse projects such as retail developments, public realm range of analytical and design skills Westfield London, the largest in-town design, pedestrian movement planning to the team and this is reflected in shopping and leisure destination and complex buildings. a number of national awards and in europe, the british embassy in international competition successes. morocco, to train stations in Japan and dominic’s work is characterised by masterplans in the uK. Weston Williamson design excellence at all stages and His passion for creating dynamic architecture with a fundamental Chris Williamson, director as an active member of professional bodies – most notably as immediate understanding of the urban realm has Biography past Chairman of rIba north West – led him to design large scale mixed use Chris is an experienced architect he takes a keen interest in the future developments globally. He’s worked on and plays a very active role in various direction of architecture. projects in the americas, russia, asia professional organisations. He has been as well as the united Kingdom and an expert witness on transport and europe. housing planning issues. at Weston Williamson, he is the dRMM director in charge of the management Russell Edwards, associate director HTA of the office, and is Biography responsible for the timely completion of Ben Derbyshire, managing director work and the professional and efficient russ edwards is associate director at drmm. He studied architecture at the Biography handling of contractual matters and university of Portsmouth and Vienna ben derbyshire joined HTa (then Hunt project management. In addition to university of Technology, and has Thompson associates) in 1976, became being an architect, Chris is a registered extensive experience of design team a partner in 1986 and was appointed Project manager and a member of the management, project administration managing director in 2005. royal Town Planning Institute. and production information processes. other past appointments at drmm, he was responsible for the include:rIba Community architecture