Peter Frederick SMITH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-12-24
Education Liverpool Inst HS, Queens' Coll Cambridge (MA), Univ of Manchester (PhD)
Books & Publications
Recreations painting, writing, travel
Clubs Oxford and Cambridge
Style Prof Peter F Smith
Career princ in architectural practice Ferguson Smith and Associates (later Partners) Sheffield 1968-89 (projects incl low energy housing devpts and churches as well as the restoration of listed bldgs such as the President's Lodge Queens' Coll Cambridge); chm and md Equity Homes Ltd (designers and builders of low cost extendible homes) 1983-87; sr lectr Univ of Sheffield 1974-86 (lectr 1965-74); Leeds Metropolitan Univ (formerly Leeds Poly): prof and head Dept of Architecture and Landscape 1986-90, actg head Dept of Construction 1988-90, prof and head Dept of Architecture and asst dean 1990, emeritus prof of architecture 1990; prof of architecture Sheffield Hallam Univ 1997-2002, special prof of sustainable energy Univ of Nottingham 2004-; research activity incl: EC contract to conduct intensive univ staff workshops in the UK, Ireland and Sweden on sustainability issues 1998-2000, EPSRC contract to investigate the feasibility of measures to upgrade the housing stock of England and Wales 1998-2001; memb Construction Indust Cncl Energy and Environment Ctee 1989-; RIBA: memb Yorks Regnl Cncl 1986- (chm 1990-91), chm Nat Environment and Energy Ctee 1988-96, memb Nat Cncl 1988-91 and 1997-, chm Euro Educn Ctee 1990-92, chm Jt RIBA/Dept of Energy Steering Ctee for the commissioning and prodn of Best Practice pubns and CPD environment and energy progs for the UK 1991-93, chm Sustainable Futures Ctee 1997-2002, vice-pres for Sustainable Development 2000-03; dir Pilkington Energy Efficiency Tst 1998-2008; lectr and keynote speaker at numerous architectural confs in Europe and the US; various interviews on environmental issues for BBC 1, Radio 4 and BBC World TV; script writer and presenter: Frank Lloyd Wright (ITV) 1972, Future Trends in Urbanism (ITV) 1972, The Soul of the City (BBC 1) 1973; FRIBA 1970
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Debrett's notebooks

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