Derek Clements-Croome worked in the building design and contracting industry before entering university life. He has founded and directed courses including a BSc in building environmental engineering at Loughborough University in 1970 and an interdisciplinary MSc in Intelligent Buildings at Reading University in 1996 covering design and management of intelligent buildings. He has also worked in architecture and building engineering at the university of Bath (1978-1988). His research is documented in his publications.

He now offers strategic advice to clients, designers and facilities managers on attaining and managing healthy and sustainable environments in buildings of all types. He researches, writes and lectures on these issues for companies and wider audiences nationally and internationally in China, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Poland and Finland particularly. Some of his books have been published in Chinese and Russian.

He edits and founded the Intelligent Buildings International Journal published by Taylor and Francis and is a Coordinator of CIB Commission W098 Intelligent and Responsive Buildings. Derek is also a Commissioner for Hammersmith and Fulham and Haringey, BEE for CABE arm of Design Council, Fellow of the BRE Academy and Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine.

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Clements-Croome, D. J. (2020). Designing buildings for people: Sustainable liveable architecture, The Crowood Press Ltd.

Clements-Croome, D. J. (Eds.). (2018). Creating the productive workplace: places to work creatively. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315658834 [Chapters 1, 2, 3, 28]

Clements-Croome, D. J. (2018). Conceptual framework. In D.J. Clements-Croome and T.Yang (Eds.), Research roadmap for intelligent and responsive buildings Serial title 415 (pp. 6-9). The Netherlands: CIB General Secretariat.

Clements-Croome, D. J. (2018). Effects of the built environment on health and well being. In D. J. Clements-Croome (Eds.), Creating the productive workplace: places to work creatively. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315658834-1

Clements-Croome, D. J. (2018). The business case for sustainable healthy buildings Health, productivity and economic consequences. In D. J. Clements-Croome (Eds.), Creating the productive workplace: places to work creatively. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315658834-2

Turner, B., Clements-Croome, D., & Pallaris, K. (2018). The multi-sensory experience in buildings. In D. J. Clements-Croome (Eds.), Creating the productive workplace: places to work creatively. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315658834-3

Clements-Croome, D. J. (2018). Coda. In D. J. Clements-Croome (Eds.), Creating the productive workplace: places to work creatively. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315658834-28

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