City to host expert talk on sustainable eco-towns

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A leading sustainability expert will visit the city next week to deliver a talk on sustainable eco-towns.
The event is being hosted by Engineers Ireland West Region
Nicole Lazarus of Bioregional is a civil engineer, listed in Building Magazine’s Top 50 rising stars of sustainability for 2012 and was a finalist in the Outstanding Women in Construction Awards 2014.
She leads a small team of sustainability experts engaged in a growing programme of activities across Oxfordshire and around the Bicester Eco Town.
Her lecture will present the lessons learned in implementing ‘One Planet Living’ principles in the development of North West Bicester, the UK’s first eco-town, and at other locations.
The free public talk takes place at 6:30pm on Wednesday next at the Alice Perry Engineering Building in NUI Galway.