Harry is an architect with a passion for beautifully crafted buildings that deliver robust building performance. He is a certified passivhaus designer with extensive experience of low carbon, deep retrofit of modern and historic buildings. He is the founder and managing director of RAFT and a co-director of Arboreal Architecture. Harry is a RIBA Architecture Ambassador and has delivered climate change and building performance workshops to schools since 2018 and is now leading a zero-carbon feasbility study for St.Winifred’s RC Primary School in Lewisham. Harry is Enhanced DBS checked (DBS No. 001688776251).
In 2019 Harry won the ASBP Overall winner and People’s prize for the work he has carried out on his own home which is the first pre-certified step-by-step Passivhaus retrofit in the UK. Harry was awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours and was named RIBA London Project Architect of the year 2018. He is currently a member of the STBA (Sustainable Traditional Buildings Association) Panel of Experts and co-chair of the Technical Working Group on retrofit for the UK Centre for Moisture in Buildings.
Harry was the lead architect for the first AECB Silver Standard retrofit of a Grade II listed building with actual energy use below that predicted. This project won the CIBSE Building Performance Awards in 2016 and is the subject of a Historic England research project. Harry has lectured widely on deep retrofit and low-energy projects for the following organisations and clients: International Passivhaus Association, Passivhaus Trust, Centre of Retrofit Excellence, The Retrofit Academy, SPAB, ASBP, Historic Scotland, AECB, RIBA, New Forest Transition Group and the London Diocese.