Award Winning Architect & Popular Television Presenter
Duncan Stewart has been producing and presenting television documentaries and factual /lifestyle genre series, broadcast on RTE for the last twenty years.
Through his company, Earth Horizon Productions, his programmes have consistently attracted large audiences. They typically feature in the ‘top-twenty’ list of weekly viewed television programmes in Ireland, with audience numbers of up to 550,000 viewers per episode.
He is well known in Ireland for his wide knowledge and commitment to demonstrating solutions to climate change, environmental and energy related issues, to the general public. As a leading ecological architect in Ireland, he has throughout his forty-year career, pioneered sustainable design and ecological technologies appropriate for new and existing buildings, ranging from conservation of historic and vernacular structures, to innovative ‘passive-house institute’ standard for homes to exemplar sustainable large civic and commercial buildings.
Duncan has always shown a keen interest and concern for issues that impact on our future environment, biodiversity and energy security, especially in demonstrating sustainable solutions that benefit the ‘common good’, consumer-rights and issues that affect the lives of ordinary householders and citizens.
Besides winning a number of prestigious international architectural awards and practicing as an architect in his previous career, he also lectured in the School of architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology for many years. He continues to speak publicly at events concerning sustainability and environmental issues.
Over his television career he has produced and presented nearly four hundred TV programmes. Throughout these nineteen years, Earth Horizon Productions, with its creative and committed team, have excelled in high-quality and factual balanced programming.