Seb Laan Lomas
Associate and Passivhaus Designer
MA Cantab PGDip ProfDip
Seb joined Architype in 2021 and is an expert in sustainable design and policy, contributing to industry initiatives to decarbonise construction.
Seb is involved in various practice research initiatives on post occupancy evaluation, embodied carbon, policy and structural timber, and is a member of Architype’s climate action team. He has also worked with the City of Edinburgh Council on their EnerPHit-informed retrofit plan to decarbonize their portfolio of existing buildings.
Seb’s focus on environmental design began at the University of Cambridge, researching UK retrofit solutions. This led to a formative period studying at the Centre for Alternative Technology, followed by a post graduate degree at the University of Westminster, where he qualified as an architect. Seb is also a Certified Passivhaus Designer.
Seb is extensively involved in industry-wide networks and has been a coordinator for the Architects Climate Action Network (ACAN) since 2019, co-authoring a report on decarbonising construction, developing the network’s strategic direction, and coordinating multiple national campaigns around legislation.