Saint Gobain Debate Series

Associate, Jon Chadwick will be taking part in an online Oxfordian debate with Doug King, visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Engineering. The topic they will be debating is,*“There is no useful definition of what a sustainable building is.”* Jon, who is currently working on the “largest Passivhaus scheme in the country”:, will be arguing against the motion, while Doug King will be arguing in its favour.

The opening statements are released on the 10th of December.

Jack Tasker, Marketing Manager for Associated Architects, said, “It’s an exciting opportunity and we’re grateful to be a part of. We’re all curious to see how a long standing format, like the Oxfordian debate, translates into a multimedia experience.”

You can keep up to date on the debate via our blog, the Practice twitter feed (“@AssociatedA”: and the “Saint Gobain website”:

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Craig Reed and Richard Perry will be in attendance for the conference in Leeds