Peter Clegg, Founder of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, discusses architecture’s role in tackling the challenges we face in addressing biodiversity, climate change, and the COVID-19 pandemic in this RIBA Annual Lecture for the University of Plymouth.
Peter Clegg established the architectural practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with Richard Feilden in 1978. Regarded as a pioneer in environmental design, he is active in research, design and architectural education. His work is primarily in the education and cultural sectors. He has led projects at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, London’s Southbank Centre, Brighton Corn Exchange theatre and the Leventis Gallery in Cyprus.
Peter’s educational projects include a new School of Engineering in Toronto and an Academy for the Aga Kahn Foundation in Bangladesh. He is a trustee of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the educational charity Jamie’s Farm, and the Feilden Foundation, which works on educational projects in East Africa. He has chaired the RIBA awards nationally and internationally and is the founding chair of Design South West. He holds a professorship at Bath University and was made a Royal Designer for Industry in 2010.
This is a recording of a presentation that took place on 4 November 2020 for the University of Plymouth, as part of the RIBA Annual Lecture series. You can watch other recordings in the series in this playlist, including lectures from Yasmin Al-Ani Spence, Director at WilkinsonEyre for University of Bath, Natalie Skeete, Founder of Forest Architecture for Arts University Bournemouth and Maria Knutsson-Hall, Principal Architect at Populous, for UWE Bristol
Video courtesy of RIBA Architecture