Geraint John RIBA Dip Arch (UCL) CISRM MILAM FRSA. Honorary Life President of the UIA (International Union of Architects) Sports and Leisure Programme. Former Chief Architect at GB Sports Council. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Rod Sheard Dip Arch (QUT) RIBA ARAIA FRSA. Stadium designer and Senior Principal of Populous. Author of The Stadium: Architecture for the New Global Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Samuel Mills is a retired architect and lighting designer with a career focused on the coordination of lighting and architecture With over forty years of experience with his own architectural firm, he also held the position of Director of Lighting for two large architectural firms. He was an Associate Professor of architecture at Kent State University, and an adjunct instructor at Oklahoma State University School of Architecture. His work experience includes graphic design, technical writing and illustration for architectural and lighting-related publications, as well as writing a monthly column for Architectural Lighting magazine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Although light is a prerequisite for human vision,
excessive contrast and uncontrolled brightness
is often distracting and annoying. For this
reason the negative aspects of glare and
brightness, along with the other more positive...
The Return of Nature: Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability
MOS Architects, afterparty,
PS 1 YAP Pavilion (2009)
An afterparty always follows the main event. Once the real party is over, the
afterparty appears as a kind of lower level byproduct—a shadow, echo, aftershock
or some other form...
Bob Cather aduated in Materials Science from the University of Bath. He initially worked with The Marley Tile Co. Ltd on product development and subsequently spent more than 30 years with Ove Arup & Partners. Bob has considerable expertise in the selection, design and performance of materials in the built environment. This expertise has enabled specialist contribution to projects and for clients worldwide, covering all areas of construction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
David Doran graduated in 1950 with an external BSc (Eng). He then undertook National Service with the Royal Engineers in Malaya from 1953 to 1955. He is a Fellow of ICE and IStructE, a former member of Council of IStructE and Chairman of five Task Groups. From 1965 to 1985 he was Chief Engineer with George Wimpey plc, where he was Manager of the Civil & Structural Design Department with a staff of 300, and Head of QA for Wimpey Construction. Upon leaving Wimpey, David became an independent consultant and is retained by GBGeotechnics, Cambridge. He has been involved in several important publications since 1988. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
John Woods Cert Ed AIP RP FIOR
Technical Officer, Lead Sheet Association
David Wilson MBE BSc PhD
Consultant, International Lead Association
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Bob Cather Bsc CEng FIMMM
Consultant, formerly Director...