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Tom Woolley

Architect and Environmental Consultant
Rachel Bevan Architects

Energy, Health, Design

Tell us about your background and your current role…

I am an architect who has written several books on sustainable building, including: the Green Building Handbook Volumes 1 and 2, Natural Building, Hemp Lime Construction and Low Impact Building. My new book Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality will be published later in 2016.

With regard to climate change what are the current issues facing your sector/area of expertise?

Buildings need to be more robust and not overheat.

With regard to climate change, what do you expect the future issues and solutions to be in your sector/area of expertise?

There is a need for greater education of construction industry professionals.