Sarah Wigglesworth heads her own practice based in London and is Professor of Architecture at The University of Sheffield. She is passionate about building using low energy principles and economical materials in a highly innovative way, and theorising it. Best known for the award-winning Straw Bale House in London, the practice has built a body of work in education, housing, cultural and community sectors. Sarah is the co-author of several books and has lectured globally. She was awarded an MBE for services to architecture in 2003 and was created Royal Designer for Industry in 2012.