Peter Clegg

Architect with more than 30 years’ experience in low energy architecture

Peter Clegg joined Cape Farewell on the 2005 Art/Science Expedition, battling temperatures of -30°C to join the Noorderlicht locked in ice at Tempelfjorden, Svalbard just north of the 79th parallel.

During the expedition he created Three Made Places with artist Antony Gormley. The work featured in Cape Farewell’s film Art from the Arctic, the Art & Climate Change exhibition and our Burning Ice book. Peter also joined Cape Farewell at a series of events including The Ice Garden and the Rome Film Festival.

Peter Clegg is a Senior Partner with Feilden Clegg Bradley, having established the practice with Richard Feilden in 1978. Educated at Cambridge and Yale, he is a Visiting Professor at the University of Bath. He has more than 25 years’ experience in low energy architecture and is actively involved in research and environmental design. He was elected Chair of the South West Design Review Panel in August 2005, part of a new national initiative to provide expert reviews of development proposals. He was elected to the board of TRADA from 2002 – 2005 and has also served as a member of the National Trust’s Architecture Panel. In September 2005 Peter was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Oxford Brookes University.

About the 2005 Art/Science Expedition
Art & Climate Change – exhibition
Art from the Arctic – film
Burning Ice – book

“One kilogram of CO2 at atmospheric pressure occupies 0.54 of a cubic metre. That is the volume, approximately, taken up by ourselves and the space immediately around us whilst we each also produce 10,000kg CO2 per annum.”

Peter Clegg and Antony Gormley working on Three Made Places, March 2005

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