Chief Researcher, Visiting Professor, Project Architect and Strategic Adviser
Jeremy Gibberd has worked on a wide range of innovative projects that redefine how built environments are planned, designed, constructed and operated to become more inclusive and sustainable.
These include inclusive schools, TVET colleges, universities, theatres, self-build, affordable and mixed-use housing, commercial and light-industrial buildings as well as campus and neighbourhood design in South Africa, Kenya, Zambia, Sierra Leone and the UK.
His research interests in sustainable built environments and the circular economy have led to innovative models and tools such as the Sustainable Building Assessment Tool, the Built Environment Sustainability Tool which have provided the basis for sustainable building policy, bylaws, guidance, projects, courses, and over 50 research publications.
Dr Gibberd has acted as a Chief Researcher, Visiting Professor, Project Architect and Strategic Adviser to UNEP, ILO, the Departments of Environment, Human Settlements and Higher Education and the Presidential Infrastructure Coordination Council (PICC). He coordinates of the Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE) working group of the CIB and is a member of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee (MAC) of UNEP’s Sustainable Building and Construction programme.
He consults through Gauge (www.gauge.co.za) and can be contacted through his site (www.jeremygibberd.com).