Doug King Consulting: Enabling Sustainable, High Performance Buildings

High Performance Buildings Sustain Successful Business

Doug KingIs your organisation resilient and prepared for future energy shocks?
Are your key business and sustainability objectives aligned and delivering appreciable benefits?
Do your buildings enable, motivate and inspire your most vital assets – your people?
How will future climate change impact on your business operations and outcomes?
Are you maximising your property assets’ capital value and operational performance?
Are you sure that you are genuinely reducing your carbon footprint?
Is your property procurement delivering you the best possible value?
Is your CSR campaign based on real science?

Authoritative Expertise Delivers Business Enhancing Building Performance

“Environmental legislation and public concern are new drivers for building design. To be successful in the new paradigm, we must align these drivers and our key business objectives”

Doug King FREng HonFRIBA, highly respected, inspirational building performance expert, has tackled these critical business questions for clients around the world.

Ranked amongst the most influential figures in UK sustainable construction, Doug King helps his clients achieve high value, low impact buildings, tailored to their particular business needs. Clients value his ability to analyse, explain and resolve complex building performance issues creatively and in an accessible way. Design and supply chain collaborators alike appreciate his commitment to knowledge sharing, engaging the entire team in informed decision-making.

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Expert Services for Sustainable, High Performance Buildings


People are the heart of any enterprise and must be the focus of high performance building design

Sustainable Business Demands High Performance Buildings

People are the most important asset of any enterprise. High design quality in buildings and workspace improves both personal and business performance. Workspace environmental design can increase productivity and improve health whilst reducing absence and improving retention. High quality design can improve learning outcomes in schools and recovery times in hospitals.

High performance, sustainable buildings deliver these benefits whilst simultaneously minimising the consumption of energy and resources. They are more resilient, adaptable and, in changing times, hold their value better than conventional alternatives. Building occupants, owners, business and society all benefit from high performance, sustainable building design.

Changing the Construction Industry Paradigm

“Sustainability is not just about mitigating environmental impacts. Approached sensibly, sustainable design saves money and makes good business sense”

Doug King is an inspirational designer, enabler, innovator and problem solver. He works across the conventional disciplines to confront the performance gap: the difference in cost and outcome between what is anticipated in the brief, predicted in design and delivered at occupation.

In all his work, Doug also strives to enhance the expertise of his collaborators in all disciplines. Rather than simply delivering solutions developed in isolation, he freely shares his expertise, through the process of co-design, to help build the entire team’s capabilities for the future.

Doug King explains sustainability to a client

Doug takes sustainable design expertise to his clients, whatever the environment they usually work in

Authoritative Sustainable Building Experience

With thirty years practical experience across a wide variety of sectors, there are few problems that Doug King cannot solve. He has been the engineer behind many groundbreaking, critically acclaimed buildings that have set new standards for sustainable design. He often invents new typologies or methodologies in response to conventionally intractable problems. With deep understanding of engineering physics, he has developed specialist expertise in high performance building including:

  • Historic & listed buildings, refurbishments and change of use;
  • Museums, galleries, libraries and conservation environments;
  • Theatres, auditoria, conference centres, schools and universities;
  • Superstores, laboratories, factories and distribution centres;
  • Offices, trading floors and other intensive commercial occupancy.

“Individually, we may not be able to change the world, but we can develop the tools which will allow the world to change”