Director, Architect BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA, bere:architects
Justin Bere has over 25 years’ experience as an architect. He founded bere:architects in 1994, which became one of the first architecture firms in the UK to produce new and retrofit Passive House buildings. The practice carries out pioneering, project-based R+D work; urgently seeking effective solutions to meet the environmental challenges that we face. Their completed R+D work has included academic and peer-reviewed research, and also POE work to check the actual performance of their buildings. Bere:architects has won numerous design awards for its completed buildings. In 2019, Lark Rise, a plus-energy Passive House won the CIBSE Residential Project of the Year award, followed by an RIBA award and nomination by the German Design Council for a German Design Award.