Baker-Brown is a practicing architect, academic and environmental activist. Author of ‘The Re-Use Atlas’ published by RIBA, he has practised, researched, and taught around issues of sustainable development and closed-looped systems for more than 25 years. He founded BakerBrown, a research-led architectural practice created to address the huge demands presented by the climate and ecological emergency, as well as the challenges of designing in a post-COVID world.
Baker-Brown has worked on projects as diverse as 'The Greenwich Millennium Village', the multi-award-winning ‘Brighton Waste House’ and recently he designed a new building for Glyndebourne Opera constructed from waste flows and organic materials grown on site. Duncan is currently working on schemes for Net-Zero Carbon housing with Brighton & Hove City Council, where he lead on drafting of their Circular Economy Route Map.