Clive Dutton - City of Birmingham - Innovate to Regenerate: Birmingham Smart Living

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Clive Dutton - City of Birmingham - Innovate to Regenerate: Birmingham Smart Living

  1. 1. Innovate to Regenerate: Birmingham Smart Living Clive Dutton Director of Planning and Regeneration Birmingham City Council United Kingdom
  2. 2. Birmingham UK • Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution • Pioneers include James Watt.
  3. 3. Unprecedented growth until: • 1980’s world recession • Meltdown of manufacturing • More job losses than Wales and Scotland combined – 450,000
  4. 4. Birmingham - now • City Region of 4.5 million • 37% under 25 - ‘the youngest city in Europe’ • 510,000 people employed in the city • 3 universities – 78,840 students • Largest retail destination and financial centre outside London • Largest exhibition and conference centre in UK.
  5. 5. then now
  6. 6. then now
  7. 7. Birmingham - Brindleyplace today
  8. 8. Eastside
  9. 9. New City Park
  10. 10. The Cube
  11. 11. V Building
  12. 12. Vertical Theme Park
  13. 13. Baskerville House
  14. 14. New Selly Oak Centre
  15. 15. Largest New Hospital in UK
  16. 16. Rotunda
  17. 17. Birmingham - Bullring
  18. 18. Transformation
  19. 19. Largest City Centre Masterplan in Europe 2000 acres - £17 billion
  20. 20. NEW NEW NEW NEW STREET
  21. 21. Birmingham’s 5 New Eco Towns
  22. 22. Deprivation spread
  23. 23. City Council land ownership
  24. 24. In the new Birmingham NEIGHBOURHOOD
  25. 25. The New Birmingham House
  26. 26. Longbridge
  27. 27. Edgbaston Reservoir and Icknield Port loop
  28. 28. What are the components of “Birmingham Smart Living” • The overall aim of the concept is to support communities to leave a zero environmental footprint on the planet. • To develop homes which are “intelligent “ – smart places and smart homes – which help knowledge development through communication - and are designed and operate sustainably
  29. 29. Therefore, the Birmingham home will be; • Be better embedded within its community. • Truly sustainable • Almost zero energy consumption • Replicated easily • An intelligent house with excellent virtual communications • An electric house - with a plug in electric vehicle • Designed for recycling/waste management • Construction in renewable/recycled materials – made in Birmingham
  30. 30. So what is Unique? We want to undertake an integrated approach – through renewal and revitalization of existing urban areas - across all aspects of a zero footprint/intelligent home and smart living
  31. 31. What will we need to look at? There will be a number of workstreams to help develop the concept and product further. The workstream areas will include new innovative • Building and planning regulations • Technologies and their applications • Demonstrator developments – prototype to marketed product • Multi Utilities Service Companies options • Business case to demonstrate value to people, developers, councils and the environment
  32. 32. Potential Partners • Regional Development Agency • National Industrial Symbiosis Programme • West Midlands Center of Construction Excellence • The City’s three Universities – expertise in key areas on energy, materials, waste management, transport • Science City and Research Council resources

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