Entries for the 2024 York Design awards are now open!

 The Awards are free to enter due to the support of our kind sponsors.  The awards celebrate a wide range of properties including single and multiple dwelling residential developments, community and commercial buildings, and open space/public realm/landscape.

To learn more about how to enter or to submit your application, please click here

If you would like to keep up to date about the York Design Awards, please sign up to our e-newsletter

< Back to News

Brian Edwards

Brian Edwards is an architect and served on the RIBA Energy and Environment Committee for many years. With an MSc from Heriot Watt University and a PhD from Glasgow University he has focused as an academic and practitioner on sustainability in building design.

His various teaching and research positions include Glasgow School of Art, Strathclyde University, Huddersfield University, Heriot Watt, Edinburgh University and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. In 2008 he was made Emeritus Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at ECA, Edinburgh University. The author or co-author of 20 books, most recently co-authoring the book ‘Green Buildings Pay’ (2000, 2013 and 2016) which evaluated the performance of a number of green buildings in Europe and North America.  

He has practiced in the past as an architect with RMJM in Edinburgh, Feilden and Mawson in Norwich and Wade Stockdill in Vancouver and as a conservation and urban design architect in numerous local authorities.

He is currently a research assessor for InnovateUK focusing on sustainability.

Latest from Twitter