Department of
Architecture and Built Environment

The Skycourt and Skygarden

Friday 16th May 2014 (12:00-13:30)

Philip Oldfield


The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the Urban Habitat This presentation will explore the design of social-communal spaces and gardens at height in the city, often in tall buildings, and how Professor Jason Pomeroy envisions the future city as incorporating a broader multi-level urban infrastructure. Skycourts and skygardens are examining in terms of their social, cultural, economic, spatial and environmental performance and a multitude of case studies are discussed.

Jason will also be presenting and signing his latest book<

> which is on the same topic. Copies will be available at the lecture for a 15% discount.



Department of Architecture and Built Environment

The University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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