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Peter Head Delivers a Speech at RADI
 Date: 2014-05-19  Page Views:


 “But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time”, Prof. Peter Head, University of Bristol-Cabot Institute Fellow, and Executive Chair of The Ecological Sequestration Trust (TEST) gave a talk on “Creating The Ecological Civilization Through Planning And Design of Cities And Their Buildings”, when he visited RADI on May 13.

“TEST stepped into the space between existing institutions to facilitate systems integration”, he depicted his initiative TEST, a network which aims to provide resilience civil planning and environmental approach solving problems of civilization and urban development. TEST, advocating a more effective and sustainable fund method, advance composite technology in cities and regions with world-class expert, high quality earth data and city modelling .

Prof. GUO Huadong, Director-General of RADI, and Secretariat General of the International Journal of Digital Earth, expressed his gratitude to the visit and appreciated Peter’s achievements for building a digital planet with advancing technology in city engineering. Ms. LIU Jie, Director of the RADI’s International Cooperation Office, Mr. Christoph Graf von Waldersee, Project Director of the China City Development Foundation, and the secretariat of the ISDE participated the meeting.

Peter Head, a recognized world leader in major bridges (he received an OBE for successfully delivering the Second Severn Crossing as Government Agent), advanced composite technology and now in sustainable development in cities and regions, has won many awards for his work including the Award of Merit of IABSE, the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Silver Medal and the Prince Philip Award for Polymers in the Service of Mankind. He was cited by Time magazine in 2008 as one of 30 global eco-heroes and has been one of CNN’s Principle Voices. In 2011 he was awarded the CBE in the New Year’s Honors’ List for services to Civil Engineering and the Environment.

 A talk in RADI by Peter Head.


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