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Brian Edwards


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Personlig profil



1987 PhD, Glasgow University (Mackintosh School of Architecture)
1971  MSc in Environmental Conservation, Heriot-Watt University
1968  Diploma in Architecture, CCA (University of Kent) 

Membership of professional institutions

  • Architects Registration Board (ARB) 1970-
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 1970-
  • Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) 1974-
  • Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) 1988-

Academic employment experience

Current  2008-2009 Associate Professor of Sustainable Architecture: Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture
2001-2007 Professor of Architecture, Edinburgh College of Art/ Heriot-Watt University
2006-2007 Director of the Graduate Research School, ECA
1994-2001 Professor of Architecture, Huddersfield University
1987-94 Senior Lecturer, Strathclyde University
1980-87 Lecturer, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow University 


Director (non executive) Kirklees Energy Saving Trust 1996-2000

  • Member, RIBA Sustainable Futures Committee 1995-2001
  • RIBA Sustainability Advisor 1999-2001
  • Member, Editorial Board, RIBA Publications 2000-4
  • Member, Editorial Board ‘Sustainable Development' ERP Environment. John Wiley & Sons Ltd 2003-7
  • Member, RIAS Research and Development Board 2002-5


  • Rough Guide to Sustainability nominated book for World Book Day, 2006
  • Sustainable Housing Gold Medal, CIOB Literary Award for co-authored book, 2001

Research supervision

Successful supervision of 9 PhD students (Full-time and Part)
Research leader in Architecture University of Huddersfield, ECA, Edinburgh 


  • The Modern Airport Terminal Spon Press (London) 2005, ISBN 0 415 24812 4
  • Courtyard Housing: Past, present and future (with Magda Sibley, Mohammad Hakmi and Peter Land) Taylor and Francis (London and Abingdon) 2005 ISBN 0 415 26272 0
  • Edinburgh: the making of a capital city (with Paul Jenkins) Edinburgh university Press (Edinburgh) 2005 ISBN 0 7486 1868 6
  • Libraries and Learning Resource Centres (with Biddy Fisher) Architectural Press (Oxford) 2001, ISBN 0 7506 46055
  • Green Architecture (AD Monograph) Wiley-Academy, London, 2001, ISBN 0471 491934
  • Green Buildings Pay Routledge (London) 1998 ISBN 0.419.22730. Second Edition 2003
  • Sustainable Housing E & FN Spon (London) 2000 ISBN 0.419.24620.7 (with David Turrent)
  • University Architecture (E & FN Spon) London 2001 ISBN 0.419.23230.3
  • Rough Guide to Sustainability RIBA Publications (London) 2001. 2nd edition 2005 ISBN 1859.461.026
  • Guia basica de la Sostenibilidad (Gustavo Gili) Madrid 2004 ISBN 84 252 1951 5
  • Sustainable Architecture Architectural Press (Oxford) 1999 ISBN 0-7506-4134-7 (published also with text in Mandarin by China Academic Press)
  • The Modern Terminal : New approaches to airport architecture E & F N Spon (London) 1998 ISBN 0-419-21750-9
  • The Modern Station : New Approaches to Railway Architecture E & F N Spon (London) 1997, ISBN 0.419.19680.3
  • Goddards : Sir Edwin Lutyens Phaidon Press (London) 1996 ISBN 07148.32634
  • Arts and Crafts Houses (with Edward Hollamby and Trevor Garnham) Phaidon Press (London) 1999, ISBN 0.7148-3875.6
  • Towards Sustainable Architecture Butterworth Heinemann (Oxford) 1996 ISBN 0750624922
  • Basil Spence, 1907-1976 Rutland press (Edinburgh) 1995, ISBN 1.873190.22
  • Understanding Architecture through Drawing E & F N Spon (London) 1993. ISBN 0.419.18640.9. Second edition 2008
  • London Docklands: Urban Design in an Age of De-Regulation Butterworth Heinemann (Oxford) 1992 ISBN 0.7506.1298.3
    Scottish Seaside Towns BBC Publications (London) 1987 ISBN 0563 204524

Chapters in Edited Books

  • Architecture of Shade Health Education Authority/RIBA Pubs (London) 1997 ISBN 0752110.284
  • Chapter on Alexander Thomson in G Stamp and Sam McKinstry (Eds) "Greek" Thomson (Edinburgh University Press) 1994 ISBN 07486 04804. Awarded International Architecture Book Award, 2001
  • Chapter ‘Exhibition Design' in Basil Spence: Architect' ed J. Thomas and P Long (National Galleries of Scotland) 2006
  • Chapter on Glasgow Improvement Scheme in P A Reed (Ed) 'Glasgow: The Forming of a City' (Edinburgh University Press) 1992 ISBN 0.7486.0246.1
  • Chapter "Nouvelles perspectives de l'architecture des chemins de fer" in Villes En Gares, Joseph Isaac (ed) Editions de l'aube, Paris, 1999. ISBN 9.78286.784840
  • Chapter ‘Les avantages des bureaux de qualite envirnnementale au Royaune-Uni' in Eco-logiques Les Cahiers De La Camber Architecture (Brussells) 2005
  • "Basil Spence" in New Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
  • "Sustainance for the Sustainable" Millennium Architecture eds Maggie Toy and Charles Jencks pp40-51.(John Wiley and Sons), 2000. ISBN 0-471 70240
  •  Sustainability and Education in the Built Environment' in The Sustainability  curriculum eds     J. Blewitt and C. Cullingford. (Earthscan/ Ashgate) 2004.  ISBN 1-85383-949-32004

   Refereed Journal Papers

  • ‘Benefits of green Offices in the UK: Analysis from examples built in the 1990s' Sustainable Development 2006 no 14 p190-204
  • ‘Mind the Gap- the architecture of transport' Proceedings of the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution vol8 2003-4 p253-4
  • ‘The Glasgow Improvement Scheme: Politics, Gender and Architecture' Urban Design Studies Vol8 (2002) p5-18
  • ‘The use of drawing in architectural design: some recent experiences from UK practice' Architectural Research Quarterly vol9, Issue 3-4 Sept 2005 pp273-286
  • ‘The European Union and cultural heritage: a new partnership for sustainability' Cities and Sustainability vol4/98-103,proceedings of the Millennium Conference 2000 Sir Lanka
  • ‘Institutional barriers and advantages of designing office buildings to sustainable principles' Environmental policies: towards Sustainability'. ERP, 1996 ISBN 872677 134 p44-48
  • ‘London Docklands : Learning from Deregulation' The Urban Scene and History of the Future RIBA Publications, London 1994 pp91-5
  • ‘Environmental design and educational performance with particular reference to ‘green' schools   shools  in Hampshire and Essex' Research in Education No77 November 2006 p14-32




Green buildings pay: design, productivity and ecology

Naboni, E. & Edwards, B., 23 sep. 2012, 3 udg. New York, London: Routledge. 296 s.

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Angled by engineering

Edwards, B., maj 2011, I : EcoTech. 26, s. 28-30 3 s.

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Northern soul

Edwards, B., mar. 2011, I : Architecture Today. 216, s. 26-32 7 s.

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Sustainability as a driving force in contemporary library design

Edwards, B., 2011, I : Library Trends. 60, 1, s. 190-214 25 s.

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The East Wing

Edwards, B., 10 feb. 2011, I : Architects' Journal. 233, 5, s. 28-33 6 s.

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