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2009-13: CILECCTA

EC-funded international collaborative project to develop innovative software for life-cycle costing and life-cycle assessment.

2010-12: Whole-life Carbon Key

Participation in collaborative project, part-funded by Technology Strategy Board, to develop software for estimating CO2 emissions at all stages of a building’s life-cycle.

2012-13: Teaching space analysis for three UK universities

Evaluation of current use of teaching space and potential for increasing activity-space efficiency at three major UK universities.

2012- : Simulation of demand in flexible offices (multiple clients)

Simulation of peaks and troughs of demand for organisations that operate, or are considering a change to, flexible working; multiple ‘what-if’ runs identify efficient workstation provision.

2011: Business Case for Kingslay Hall

Funding proposal for renovation of Kingslay Hall in Tower Hamlets.

2013: Historic Building Assessment for Rushmere Hall School, Ipswich

Characteristic 1940s primary school with few alterations, now being expanded from two-form to three-form entry.

2013 Cambridge Growth

A case study for the Planning Advisory Service

2012-13: Conservation Plan for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Scheduled Monument plus listed buildings at the historic ‘Prime Meridian’, forming part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

2012-13: Conservation Plan for Sacrewell Watermill, Peterborough

Grade II* listed mill and miller’s cottage of the 18th century with later modifications, forming part of the Sacrewell Farm & Country Centre.

2012-13: Conservation Plan for the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

C17 Queen’s House (Scheduled Monument) plus Grade I listed 19th century buildings forming part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. Updated version of version of CAR’s Conservation Plan of 2007.

2012-2013 Self-help Housing and Community Planning

Action planning and research with a team from the Universidad Piloto, Bogota, Colombia

2009-2012 Cities Regrowing Smaller

COST Action TU0803. With University of Nottingham. 2009 Pre-design studies for Coleridge. Co- Principal Investigator.

2008-2010 Post-Disaster Indicators

Indicators for Measuring, Monitoring and Evaluating Post-Disaster Recovery.
Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), UK. With University of Cambridge

2011-12: Conservation Plan for Nymans, Sussex

Grade II country house re-created in the 1920s as a medieval fantasy house, now partly ruined; owned by the National Trust.

2011-12: Pre-design Studies for Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge

Evaluation of user requirements and alternative development strategies on a surburban site in a conservation area.

2005 Urban Futures

A study of neighbourhood renewal in Burnley and Luton for Building Futures, RIBA/CABE

2004 Housing Futures – informed public opinion

Public views of development options in the South East for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

2009: Conservation Plan for the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Grade I listed C19 classical museum with 1920s gallery extensions by Smith & Brewer. Updated version of CAR’s Conservation Plan of 1999.

2003-2004: Developing Accessible Play-Space

A Design Guide. Office of Deputy Prime Minister. Co-Principal Investigator

2011: Teaching Space Analysis for Regent’s College, London

Investigation of current teaching and use of space, identifying opportunities for 30% increase in effective capacity of existing buildings.

2012: Teaching Space Analysis for University of Kent

Analysis of timetabled teaching activities at the University of Kent and investigation of alternative growth scenarios, prior to new development projects.

2011 Thetford Free School, Thetford

Architectural, planning and costing consultation; brief development for alternative provision school under the Free School Legislation.

2012: K1 Planning Consultation

Community planning event to shape planning guidance for proposed community housing development in North West Cambridge.

2012: Coleridge Community College, Haysom Ward Miller Architects

New, low energy ‘link building’ comprising a foyer for social interaction, public display of student work, music and drama; new 4-court indoor sports hall.

2012: Wilton’s Music Hall, London

Invisible refurbishment of this unique musical hall, comprising acoustic lining, improved heating and ventilation, without loss of character or historic fabric.

2012: St George’s Chapel, Gt Yarmouth, Hopkins Architects

Turning a disused but fine Georgian church into a theatre space with modern services and new, separate foyer.

2012: Sundial, Chilpancingo, Mexico, Will Andrewes

A unique sundial large enough to see the motion of the sun under an armillary sphere and over a map of the world carved in granite.

2011: Tatlin Tower, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Built in steel, this faithful 1 to 40 scale model of Tatlin’s iconic but unbuildable tower, gives viewers a glimpse of Constructivism in 1920’s Russia.

1995-: Royal Academy of Arts, London

Ongoing refurbishment of galleries, courtyard paving and fountains; new plant rooms for air conditioning, and advice to artists to realise their ambitious installations.

2008: Café Royal, London, David Chipperfield Architects

Extensive alterations to turn this early steel framed building into a luxury hotel.

2006: The Pines Calyx, Dover, St. Margaret's Bay Trust

A shallow dome built Spanish style using Catalonian tile vaulting without any formwork.

1999: Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe, Tim Ronalds Architects

An uncompromisingly modern theatre housed inside three interlocking brick cones right next to the sea.

2010-11: Trinity College, Cambridge

Monitoring of thermal and moisture performance of massive walls in a Grade 1 listed structure, followed by modelling of several potential upgrade strategies to improve energy performance.

2007-8: Huntingdon Olympic Gym

Modelling of ventilation and heating strategies for upgrading and expansion of this nationally important sports facility.

2007: Pembroke College, Cambridge

Modelling of summertime overheating problems in the Grade 1 listed 17th century Old Library, and proposal of alternative solutions to improve shading and natural ventilation.

2009: Shouldham Thorpe Allotments

Community-led, master planning and infrastructure for 4-acre allotments site, nature area and community orchard.

2009-2013: Margery Thorn Farm, Worcestershire

Energy efficient and sustainable conservation, conversion and extension of 1650s timber frame house and stone barn and extensive relandscaping. Grade II Listed.

2010: Allotments for All (Mitchley Hill), Croydon

Master planning for 7-acre commercial allotment site and access track. Green Belt, SSSI.

2011: First Avenue Community Gardens, London

Community design project, master plan for community gardens, based on consultation and consensus workshops . Partners: Local residents, Newham Council, Hearty Lives Newham.

2011 Willam Patton Community Gardens, London

Master plan and detail design for accessible productive gardens and orchard. Partners: Local residents, Newham Council, Hearty Lives Newham.

2011 Willam Patton Community Gardens, London

Participatory design, research and construction workshop. Partners: Local residents, Newham Council, Hearty Lives Newham, University of East London.

2012: RSPB Wild Space You Place

Outdoor classroom, water works nature reserve, Hackney Marshes. Design and training for RSPB Staff to construct with volunteers.

2011-12: 80 Gwydir Street, Cambridge

Refurbishment and environmental upgrade of Victorian terrace house.

2012: Barley Barn, Downham Market

New dwelling, straw bale annexe to main house, including workshop and craft room.

2012: 31 Millington Road, Cambridge

Renovation, remodelling and environmental upgrade of 1930s town house.

2012: Hundred Houses Society, Cambridge

Briefing on cost effective low-carbon upgrades to a Housing Association’s ageing stock, based on results from occupant surveys and workshop.

2011: Pre-design Studies for National Archive

Briefing study for National Archive Building, include precedent studies, overview of sustainability approaches and relevant assessment and certification procedures.

2008: Kingspan Ltd

White paper on alternative insulation strategies for building retrofit, taking into account moisture movement within the structure.

2007: Ballymore Developments Ltd

Corporate sustainability strategy for a major developer of houses and commercial buildings.

2010 to date: Technology Strategy Board

Evaluation of the Creative Exchange, a multi-use building in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire. Monitoring includes thermal performance, infiltration, thermal bridging, acoustics and a survey of user response to the building’s environmental characteristics.

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