Building Stories – The Awards Talks: Harris Academy, Sutton

Special guests Ben Humphries and Christian Dimbleby (Architype) join us for a talk about HArris Academy in Sutton as part of a series celebrating RIBA award-winning buildings.

This is a recording of an online event that took place on 24 January 2023.

Hosted by sustainability leader Hero Bennett (Max Fordham), the panel share the story behind the UK’s largest Passivhaus school – Harris Academy, Sutton – followed by a live interactive Q&A session.

Harris Academy, Sutton by Architype – Powered only by a single domestic-scale boiler, the school sets an impressive sustainability benchmark, surpassing RIBA 2030 targets for operational carbon emissions and being enabled for net-zero carbon. A prototype for 21st century schools, the project won a 2022 RIBA National Award, London Award and London Sustainability Award.

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