Beautiful, Sustainable Building Design

Andy Marlow

Andy is believes all people should live, work and play in buildings that make them happy and healthy. His focus is ensuring people with reasonable budgets get into the best homes possible through a focus on health, comfort and efficient in all its meanings.

Andy is a Director at Envirotecture and Passivhaus Design & Construct, holds both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Architecture, is a certified Passive House Designer and has extensive experience in sustainable design at a variety of scales.

He speaks regularly at conferences and events on sustainability issues; design principles, materials specification, community engagement and the future of our cities including the national conferences of both the Planning Institute of Australia and the Green Building Council of Australia.

He has led master planing projects, been involved in several successful competitions including the Bathurst Sustainable Lifestyle House, and led the materials research for Australia’s first (almost) certified Living Building under the arduous Living Building Challenge – the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre at the University of Wollongong.

Andy has previously been a Board Member of the Australian Passive House Association, Co-Chair of the Australian Institute of Architects NSW Sustainability Committee and sat on the Property Council of Australia NSW Sustainability Committee and the Green Building Council of Australia NSW Industry Group.

A passionate community educator, Andy has been running sustainable renovation workshops for over 10 years for a range of Sydney Councils. He also regularly teaches at both UNSW and UTS in the environmental design and building physics courses of their respective Architecture degree programs.

In 2012 Andy was the recipient of the Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship for his research project Engaging Communities: Shifting Focus from Building to Urban Scale. Vancouver, Seattle and Chicago were visited to better understand the successes and failures of cities in balancing growth with community needs and expectations. The topic was presented at the 2014 Planning Institute of Australia National Congress.

Andy Marlow is the Nominated Architect for Envirotecture (NSW #9597, TAS #1280)

Andy is also a sailor.


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