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Dr Julie Futcher

Associate Lecturer
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Engineering and the Built Environment

Julie is a chartered architect from professional practice, with significant experience in research and teaching.


Since completing her PhD, Julie has worked as an independent consultant on climate responsive urbanism and focused on the energy exchanges that characterise densely built urban landscapes.

Research interests
  • PhD Architecture (Marie-Curie Research Training Network) University College Dublin; Department of Engineering and Architecture (2013)
  • MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental & Energy Studies - University of East London/Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) (2006)
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) - 7623521 | ARB - 068677H
  • PG Dip (Arch) Architecture (RIBA PART 2) - 1997 /BA (Hons) Architecture 2:1 (RIBA PART 1) - 1995  
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Architects Registration Board (ARB)
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Institute of Physics (IofP)
  • International Association for the Urban Climate (IAUC)
  • CABE/Design Council Built Environment Expert
  • Hounslow Design Review Panel
  • Barking and Dagenham Design Review Panel
  • CIBSE Resilient Cities member
  • EDGE Debate member
  • London HEAT group (GLA - LCCP)