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New Group Meet up on 3rd November in Frome, Somerset – Come and Meet the SWAT team
November 3, 2011 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mark Kingsley invites you to join him at the first meeting of the new Somerset, Wiltshire, Avon & The Dorset Local Group (The SWAT Group for short!) An evening of socialising, networking, learning and talking with likeminded people. All members welcome to this first meeting to discuss the possible interests, events & objectives of the group.
Venue changed (due to unforseeable circumstances)
Archangel, 1 King Street, Frome, Somerset BA11 1BH to The Corner House in Frome
Date and Time: 7.30 p.m. on Thursday 3rd November 2011
RSVP to Local Group Leader, Mark Kingsley at “mail” at “kingsleyarchitects.com” or alternatively “debbie”at “aecb.net”
Post meeting note: There was a last minute change venue (because the Archangel was flooded) but 7 AECB members and 5 non-AECB members managed to get The Cornerhouse. The varied interests & objectives of members were discussed and it was decided to hold monthly meetings, the next one being 7.30pm on Thursday 1st December 2011 and thereafter on the second Thursday of every month.
Some info on the new Group Leader . . . . . . .
Mark Kingsley, is a Chartered Architect with an MSc in Energy Efficient & Sustainable Building. Mark has designed a number of award winning sustainable buildings & dwellings. In addition to being an AECB Group Leader, he is also an Environmental Consultant and active Conference Lecturer (Ecobuild, Grand Designs & Selfbuild).
Mark’s experience includes a trade background; four years with Associated Architects working on the Centenary Development of Birmingham Hippodrome (RIBA Award Winner 2002) and other education / community based projects; Designer of St Nicholas & Trinity Primary Schools a pair of award winning sustainable schools in Radstock, Bath (with NVB Architects). St Nicholas Primary School awarded Learning by Design, DfES Exemplar School status 2006. Mark founded Mark Kinsley Architects in 2004 (www.kingsleyarchitects.com) and they have achieved the following awards: LABC Building Excellence Awards 2011: Best Education & Sustainable Building (Winner) Somerset Earth Science Centre; RIBA Awards 2010 (Shortlisted) Somerset Earth Science Centre: Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating Awards 2009: Best Contemporary House (Readers Choice Winner) Outrigger.