George Clarke is an architect, TV presenter and Creative Director of architectural practice George Clarke + Partners. He has set up an independent television production company, Amazing Productions, to focus on factual programming for all the main UK broadcasters. George also enjoys lecturing and is passionate about the way architecture can transform our everyday lives; his aim is to make architecture popular and accessible to everyone. George is an ambassador for Shelter, The Maggie Centre’s, The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community and City & Country Group. George is also patron of Knights Youth Centre, the Civic Trust Awards and passionate supporter of Sunderland Football Club - so much so that he is a Trustee of The Foundation of Light. Most recently George is a founding trustee of the Ministry Of Building Innovation & Education (MOBIE) a charity that is working to address the skills shortage in the house building industry.
The current situation in the UK with housing stock and the need for new build
Building new, sustainable houses that last – are we really designing houses that could last for 100s of years?
The limits of expecting new build to fill the sustainability gap
Existing housing stock - how do we approach this in an innovative and affordable way
What could we do now to accelerate this transition?