Regenerative Design Workshop

Regenerative Design ...a movement for community health and wellbeing to heal our climate. Creating our flourishing future.

In this interactive session Bob Burnett and Jerome Partington will explore the importance of considering the need for creating healthy communities and flourishing ecosystems.

Gain knowledge and understanding about the context of ‘regenerative development’ and the application of aligning your thinking and work with how nature works. Practical case studies of ‘green’ high performing buildings will be examined and strategies for considering this as a designer will be outlined.

More about our speakers:

Jerome is Sustainability Manager + Associate Principle at Jasmax and Chair of Living Future, Aotearoa NZ. His role is a pathfinder for transformational change in the design and construction sector. Jerome’s 25 years professional practice in ‘deep green’ design, eco-education and construction has helped create many of the leading edge green projects in NZ. By helping others see potential beyond the brief, he works to ensure the project vision is shared and future ready so as to actively engage all stakeholders to achieve high performance projects and intergenerational social and ecological value.

Jerome’s successful projects include; sharing The Living Building Challenge in Aotearoa, helping create Tuhoe iwi’s Te Kura Whare, the first Certified ‘Living’ Building outside of the USA, The ‘Breathe’ Living Village design, Net Zero Energy Pegasus School, and Kahukura at Ara, the Canterbury Institute’s new Engineering and Architecture school, Christchurch Girls Performing Arts Centre along with some green housekeeping; the Jasmax GRI report and JEMS for our ISO14001 system.

As Chair of Living Future NZ Jerome aims to build consensus and purpose through education, sharing and inspiration to help effect deep changes in our relationships between people and nature, to encourage the transformation of our industry to be a creator of ‘health’ so we can continue to live on this beautiful planet for generations.

Bob Burnett Architecture has championed energy-efficient, environmentally sound architecture for two decades. Designing, funding and managing his own development projects to demonstrate leading international best practice. Bob designed New Zealand’s first 7 & 10 Homestar rated homes. His ethos is to create both delightful and high-performance buildings for better livability, health and comfort. He wants to help people understand the link between New Zealand’s suboptimal building code standards, that are 20 years behind other OECD countries and alarming health and wellbeing statistics.In 2015 Bob founded the Superhome Movement and co-founded Quakestar rating system after the Christchurch earthquakes. Recently Bob received the Sustainability Superstar award by Sustainable Business Network.

Register now - members add to diary to claim CPD points following event. Registrations close: Monday 12th August 2019

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Many thanks to Firth for sponsoring this event series.


  • Date
  • Time
    3.30pm - 7.00pm
  • Venue
    Copthorne Oriental Parade | Nicholson Room | 100 Oriental Parade | Wellington 6011
  • Cost
    ( Cost to members: $25.00 )

    Members can bring along colleagues use promo code "regind"

    All prices are charged in NZD and include GST

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