Carrie is a chartered environmentalist and has a multidisciplinary background, with over 10 years’ experience in architecture, environmental design and building performance research. She is passionate about creating communities which are sustainable in practice as well as in design. To this end, Carrie has worked on several post occupancy evaluation projects which explored the reality of how buildings are inhabited and operated post completion. She has also developed and managed numerous consultancy and research projects which advised on energy consumption, waste, materials and behaviour change for major developments both in the UK and internationally.
Carrie is a visiting lecturer and design tutor at the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering. In 2016, she completed a PhD at the UCL Energy Institute, where her research investigated occupant understanding, acceptance and interaction with new ventilation technologies in low energy dwellings.