Doug sometimes films lectures or interesting events, and on occasion has even appeared on legitimate television programmes. The following can also be seen and shared on Doug’s YouTube Page.

Building Physics Demonstrations

Filling a Theatre With Smoke

Doug carried out a comprehensive smoke test at the Royal Court Theatre in London. This video shows how it was conducted and demonstrates the principles of ventilation design in theatres.

Stack Effect Demo on Engineering Connections

Doug consulted on a segment for the programme on the Burj Al Arab. He also designed and demonstrated a live experiment to show the impact of stack effect in air conditioned, tall buildings. © Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd. Excerpt reproduced for educational purposes.


Building on Evolution, the 2013 Lignacite Lecture