Aug. 2, 2021

Building with Renewable Materials - Craig White - BS054

Building with Renewable Materials - Craig White - BS054

This is the first of two episodes with Craig White of White Design, Modcell & Agile Homes. 

This episode focuses on Craig's design principles with some side nerding about windows and a small amount of architect poking!

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Craig White

Agile has developed an innovative, immediate and simple, cost effective solution to help fix the housing crisis and meet the challenge of the climate emergency.

We deliver high quality, low carbon affordable homes for those in housing need. Driving change in the delivery of affordable homes through innovative legal, financial and land assembly models that enable community-led housing to be delivered at scale. Helping to generate wealth and sustainability in the new zero carbon economy.

I have a proven passion and pragmatism for delivering innovative, affordable and sustainable design for a better built environment. Working for clients in the private and public sectors across commercial, education, housing and community sectors.

An experienced leader and Company Director in the private sector with Non Executive Director roles and Board & Management Committee and Steering Group experience for organisations in the charity, research, construction and contemporary arts sectors. An excellent communicator and public speaker able to present complex issues simply, elegantly and relevantly to a wide variety of audiences. My academic and research led activity ensures that client's needs are met with leading edge thinking through its practical application.

Practice experience:
Housing, Custom Build, CoHousing, Schools, Further Education Higher Education and Community
Sustainable Architectural Design;
Landscape Design;
Sustainability Consultancy;
Sustainable Urban Design and Master Planning;

Research activity:
Renewable Materials
Behaviour Change
Retrofit for the Future
Post Occupancy Evaluation
Design for Future Climate

Helping to deliver sustainable community led developments through effective stakeholder engagement and clear outcome focussed processes.

Systems thinking underpins how to maximise benefit and reduce environmental impact in an interdependent and interconnected world.