Areas of Expertise
Energy and services design, Environmental engineering, Sustainable design of buildings and communities
Paul Appleby advises design and masterplanning teams on the integrated sustainable design of buildings and communities.
He has worked in the construction industry as a consultant, lecturer and researcher for 52 years, working on award winning projects with some of the world’s leading architects and developers on high profile projects such as Battersea Power Station, Tate Modern extension and Greenwich Millennium Village. As well as being a Built Environment Expert for the Design Council he is a Design Panel member for Design South East, and has been involved in Design Reviews for more than 100 projects seeking planning approval.
He is a member of the Oxford Design Review Panel and local panels for Brentwood and Ebbsfleet Garden City. As well as writing some 70 publications, including key guidance published by CIBSE and others, his book Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings has appeared in a list of the Cambridge University’s ‘Top 40 Sustainability Books of 2010’. His follow up: Sustainable Retrofit & Facilities Management was published in January 2013. He is a member of the UK Green Building Council, including task groups developing retrofit incentives and guidance on health, wellbeing and productivity.