Peter Clegg established Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with Richard Feilden in 1978. Regarded as a pioneer in environmental design, he is active in research, design and architectural education. He has authored various books on low energy design including ‘The Environmental Handbook’, which looked at the low energy design and performance of the practices early projects, and co-authored the Manifesto for Climate Responsive Design which looks at the future direction of architecture in East Africa and how it will respond to the environmental crises we face. He was one of the founding signatories of Architects Declare, which has now become a global movement with more than 5000 signatory practices worldwide.
He has led projects at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, London’s Southbank Centre, Brighton Corn Exchange theatre and the Leventis Gallery in Cyprus. Educational projects include a new School of Engineering in Toronto and an Academy for the Aga Kahn Foundation in Bangladesh.
He is a trustee of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the educational charity Jamie’s Farm, and the Feilden Foundation which works on sustainable educational projects in East Africa. He has chaired the RIBA awards nationally and internationally, and is founding chair of Design South West. He holds a professorship at Bath University and was made a Royal Designer for Industry in 2010.