Nick Owens

MSc Architecture and the Sustainable Environment


Rediscovery – I explored what arts & crafts architect, Phillip Webb, knew about sustainability, by looking at Standen, a house he designed in 1893. (Images 1-3)


Environmental principles – My Goldsmith Street study assessed how well 2019 RIBA Stirling prize-winners achieved social housing sustainability. (Images 4-5)


Passivhaus designs are state-of-the-art – Monitoring at Bocton Ridge near Maidstone, found exemplary thermal stability. (Images 6-8)


Retrofitting – my Margate Maternity redesign proposes wood fibre insulation, a deep green roof and GGBS concrete. (Images 9-10)