I love buildings… and I’m fascinated by the way they hold and shape our lives.
I became an Architect over 30 years ago, yet I also work with buildings in other ways, bringing an understanding of the symbiotic relationship we have with them, and especially the physical, emotional and spiritual connection we have with our homes.
Your personal energy or lifeforce is anchored in your home and becomes closely attuned to it.
Your home influences the way you feel and behave, affects your health and well being,
and can impact your movement through life.
I bridge between mainstream building and the world of unseen energy, and bring my expertise of both to improve and enhance your home,
to support your personal lifeforce and health.
So that you can enjoy vitality and quality of life!
As well as my background in Architecture, I have developed my expertise to include
Building Biology, with the Institute for Building-Biology & Ecology
Space Clearing, with Karen Kingston
Feng Shui, with William Spear
I live near London and travel throughout the UK, Ireland and France to conduct consultations.
I’m happy to travel further afield on request.
If you’re planning to extend or build from scratch, or you need to rework the internal spaces of your rooms to make them flow or settle better, I bring 30 years of architectural experience to a
Healthy Building intuitive design consultation. This can include Feng Shui Design and Building Biology principles.
I’m particularly keen to support the heart of your home, as this makes a huge difference to how much you enjoy being at home.
Building Biology Practitioner
If you’ve never felt quite 100% since you’ve lived at your current home, or you don’t sleep well, or you’re struggling with either specific or non-specific health problems, a Healthy House Survey can highlight anything that may be undermining your lifeforce. As a Building Biology Practitioner I include checks for electromagnetic fields, geopathic stress, and toxic indoor air, and offer solutions for rectifying any issues that I find, bringing you peace of mind that your home supports your health.
A good night’s sleep is an important aspect of a healthy life. If you want to achieve a good refreshing sleep i can check and advise on making your bedroom a healthy restful place.
If you’re carrying out any new work at home, it’s a good idea to avoid introducing unhealthy new materials, finishes and furnishings. I offer a Healthy House Specification to advise on the healthy alternatives you can use.
Space Clearing Practitioner
For your life to work well it is essential to have a clear flow of vibrant energy in your home. Devised by Karen Kingston, Space Clearing is a life enhancing ceremony that I have been doing in people’s homes since 2002. It clears and lifts stagnation and heavy imprinted energies to make sure your home supports your personal clarity, vitality and momentum in life.
Feng Shui Practitioner
My approach to Feng Shui is to make sure your lifeforce is held in a space of comfort and ease, by reducing the aspects that create unsettling movements of energies and creating alternatives that are settled and balanced. I trained with William Spear who takes an intuitive approach using the Ba-Gua method, and have been using this in my work since 2000. I incorporate Feng Shui Design into Healthy Building consultations, and it also works well when considered in tandem with
Space Clearing, though usually it’s better done on a separate day to a space clearing.
VIP Healthy Home Package
This is for you if you’re ready for the major boost to your health, vitality and personal momentum that comes from living in a home that supports your lifeforce. It consists of a combination of Space Clearing, Healthy House Survey, and Feng Shui Design consultations, spread over two-three days and individually tailored to meet your needs. Please ask me for a quotation.
Biography and Training
I studied Architecture in the UK and qualified in 1986. For many years I worked in the leisure sector, designing and refurbishing pubs, wine bars and restaurants.
This engaged me in the full range of requirements for creating a new building – from
design, building regulations and planning approvals, through managing the construction work on site, to the final commissioning and opening of the venue. It included a range of refurbishment, new build and listed building projects.
In 1999 I took a progressive step to join the workforce at the UK’s first ecological building centre, where I was involved in the sourcing and specification of ecological and healthy building materials. This included healthy finishes, fittings and furnishings and was when
I started working with Building Biology, the science of healthy buildings, as it emerged out of Germany. I went on to study with the Institute of Building Biology and Ecology in the USA, discovering the many ways our buildings can hinder or help our health.
My projects were mostly residential.
In parallel with my Architectural work I studied other things.
Lifeforce and Health
From practising yoga as a teenager I came to understand my own lifeforce or chi, and what supported it in terms of my lifestyle, the food that I ate, my general activity, and my environment.
This is when my interest in health and well-being started and it has continued as a thread linking all my work. For many years I have continued this in-depth exploration of subtle energies with the Clairvision School of Meditation which, as well as being a central aspect for me personally, also directly informs my work.
From 1991-1994 I trained as a shiatsu practitioner with the European Shiatsu School, learning how to improve the flow and balance of chi in the human body, in order to promote health. This included the Traditional Chinese Medicine system of physical, mental and emotional chi dynamics, and extended my sensing and awareness of chi beyond myself to other people too.
It was a small step to Feng Shui, following the same principle but in relation to buildings:
improving the flow and balance of chi in our buildings in order to promote health.
From 1994 – 2000 I trained with William Spear to become a practitioner of Intuitive Feng Shui ®. It took a big picture intuitive approach to our world of energy that I liked and could feel, rather than one based on formulae that I couldn’t directly relate to. It all made common sense to my architectural view too. Feng Shui gave a new catch-name to this and it extended my awareness of chi out into the realm of buildings, and into my clients’ homes.
I met Karen Kingston when she gave her first Space Clearing workshops at the early Feng Shui gatherings in London, teaching how to clear stagnant chi and enhance the energy of spaces. It was a revelation to experience the uplifting and clarifying effect.
I took Karen’s training and became a Space Clearing practitioner in 2002 and haven’t looked back. Since then I’ve worked with hundreds of clients and love the very real level of engagement that Space Clearing brings, to enhance their homes and their lives. Please take a look at some of their testimonials.
The Healthy House Architect
All these approaches to improving and enhancing the environment in your home,
come together in my work, to support your lifeforce, your health and quality of life.