Biography

Joseph AugustinBSc(hons), MPhil, ARB Architect

Joseph Augustin is an Architect and Environmental Designer.

 

He is a founding member of Heat Island, a design practice exploring architecture, future city design and urban ecology.

After specialising in Environmental Design at Cambridge University, Joseph has worked with a number of highly regarded practices operating internationally, and has experience on a wide range of projects; masterplanning a pioneering carbon neutral town in North Africa, working with a world leading robotics company to develop their headquarters in London and developing innovative solutions to passively cool environments in hot-arid climates.
He currently teaches at the University of Nottingham and is a founding member of STORE. As part of Heat Island’s practice-led research, combines advances in building technology with an understanding of vernacular techniques and traditions in pursuit of a joyfully sustainable future.