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Reimagine Sessions #2: Bring Back Main Street

24.08.2021
Reimagine Sessions #2: Bring Back Main Street
Wednesday September 15th
3pm, ZOOM

Reimagine Sessions, Bring Back Main Street

This edition of Reimagine Sessions focuses on the centre of towns, areas that currently face major challenges as we undergo a shift in how we shop, work, travel, and live. How can we reimagine a future for our town cores in the face of online retail and dereliction? Could remote working allow us to turn away from long commutes, and refocus our attention on our towns as places for social interaction and connection? What needs to happen for more people to return to Main Street living? These are all questions our three guests have been considering and acting on.

 

We are delighted to welcome three speakers with diverse perspectives on the future of our towns.

Charles Campion is Partner-in-Charge of Collaborative Planning at JTP Architects, London, a practice that approaches all their projects through a process of understanding, engaging, and co-creating. He leads a dedicated community planning team and employs ‘Design Charrettes’ to create visions for town centres, ensuring inclusive participation for all.

Jude Sherry is a designer, maker, repairer, researcher, critic and activist and a recognised international expert and thought leader on sustainable design for a circular economy. Jude co-founded Anois agency in Amsterdam, which takes a systems approach to global resources, focusing on products & urbanism. The recent Anois immersion in Cork City has led to a national movement focussed on turning dereliction into co-created liveable, healthy and productive cities, towns and villages where everyone can RestPlayWork.

Caelan Bristow is an architect and artist with a practice incorporating principles of eco-architecture into a variety of residential and public commissions located throughout Ireland. She has worked for architects and artists such as Frank Gehry & Associates, Nasrine Seraji, Jeff Koons and Bill Viola. In 2017, she bought a 200 year old stone house on Main St, Cloughjordan, Co.Tipperary, to renovate with a healthy building approach, using traditional materials where possible.

Register in advance for this meeting here. 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Reimagine is a nationwide placemaking programme by the Irish Architecture Foundation, working with communities across Ireland to co-create and co-design solutions to problems or opportunities they’ve identified in their locality.
Reimagine is made possible by the Creative Ireland Programme’s National Creativity Fund and additional funding through the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

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