Janis Birkeland has been Professor of Sustainable Design at the University of Auckland since 2011, and previously Professor of Architecture at QUT, Brisbane. Janis served as Federal Government’s Senior Environmental Education Officer whilst in Australia. Books published include Design for Sustainability (2002) and Positive Development (2008). Her main research contribution is Positive Development, which critiqued and overturned 30 years of sustainability theory with a paradigm shift from ‘less harmful’ to eco-positive.
Caroline Pidcock is the passionate force who started PIDCOCK – Architecture + Sustainability. She has genuine interest and experience in sustainable built environments, and with the assistance of her great team, is currently exploring how we can approach every project as an opportunity to regenerate and transform using the Living Building Challenge.
Book now to be part of the Breakfast Seminar & Workshop – Positive Development 2012: Reframing Sustainable Development. You can book online at: www.agdf.org.au/events
Brisbane, July 4, 2012
State Library of Queensland, Southbank
Sydney, July 13, 2012
Customs House, Circular Quay
For more information, contact Terese on 0450 558 079.
Top image: Janis Birkeland.