Herbert Girardet

Cultural Ecologist

Chairman, Schumacher Society

Director of Research, World Future Council

Visiting Professor of Environmental Planning, Middlesex University et al.


BBC/CNN Documentarian, author, lecturer


http://www.unhabitat.org/content.asp?typeid=19&catid=41&id=3088&activeid=2968


http://www.worldfuturecouncil.org/

Herbert Girardet's lecture at the RIBA(video)

Prof. Herbert Girardet is an author, consultant and filmmaker. He is chairman of the Schumacher Society, UK, an honorary fellow of RIBA, a patron of the Soil Association, and a recipient of a UN Global 500 Award 'for outstanding environmental achievements'. His eight books include 'Earthrise', 1992, 'The Gaia Atlas of Cities', 1992, 'Creating Sustainable Cities', 1999 and 'Cities, People, Planet', 2004. He has produced 50 TV documentaries on sustainable development for broadcasters around the world. In 2003 he was 'Thinker in Residence' in Adelaide, developing sustainability strategies for South Australia. He is visiting professor at the University of Northumbria, Middlesex University, and the University of West of England.