Philip Crowe is Assistant Professor in Climate Responsive Design, UCD School Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy and UCD School Civil Engineering. He has master’s degrees in Architecture and Applied Carbon Management, and a PhD from UCD School of Landscape Architecture that explored what the application of social-ecological resilience thinking might mean in practice. Philip’s research interests include civic engagement with change, participatory mapping, environmental ethics, and the adaptation and re-use of existing buildings and spaces.
He has 20 years’ experience in architectural and urban design practice and research and has worked on a portfolio of award-winning and innovative projects relating to energy efficient design, universal accessibility and urban regeneration. Philip is co-founder of Space Engagers, a social enterprise focused on making towns and cities more resilient and sustainable that emerged from the EU FP7 TURAS project in UCD. He is also co-founder of the UCD Centre for Irish Towns, co-chair for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship on the UCD Earth Institute Executive, and a member of the Collaborative Working Group for Housing and Sustainable Living with the Housing Agency and Heritage Council of Ireland.