Herbert Girardet

Prof. Herbert Girardet is a specialist in making cities sustainable. He is an author, consultant and prolific documentary maker and has been invited to work on sustainability in many countries around the world.

He is chairman of the Schumacher Society UK, an honorary fellow of RIBA, a patron of the Soil Association, and a recipient of a UN Global 500 Award 'for outstanding environmental achievements'. His eight books include 'Earthrise', 1992, 'The Gaia Atlas of Cities', 1992, 'Creating Sustainable Cities', 1999 and 'Cities, People, Planet', 2004. He has produced 50 TV documentaries on sustainable development for broadcasters around the world. In 2003 he was 'Thinker in Residence' in Adelaide, developing sustainability strategies for South Australia. He is visiting professor at the University of Northumbria, Middlesex University, and the University of the West of England.

Takes part in
Neurotica: Habitat The contemporary Habitat Faced by Climate Chaos