Adam Billyard who has been involved in 3D graphics for over 25 years. Adam has already created LightUp for SketchUp www.light-up.co.uk a SketchUp plugin that adds realistic, realtime lighting to sketchup models. Adam was co-founder of Criterion Software which revolutionized aspects of the video games industry production process. He has been involved in video game development for many years – his first published game was with Atari in 1983.
Julian Brooks – is the Co-Director at Brooks Devlin, an environmental design practice established in May 2008 by Julian and Nick Devlin, who both previously ran successful businesses in similar fields. With over 15 years of experience in the environmental building sector, Brooks Devlin offers services to developers, architects and house-builders that are exploring or committing to the concept of low or zero carbon construction and development. We can offer advice and guidance for all types of projects ranging from new towns or urban extensions through to existing housing, multi-residential buildings, offices, community buildings and schools. Julian has spent his working life in the construction industry, and has had an active involvement in environmental issues since the mid 90s. In 1999 Julian helped establish the charity that is now the Ecos Trust, which aimed to “make sustainable construction the norm in Somerset by 2010”. He was also Chairman of Ecos Homes. Julian is co author of two publications on sustainable construction and is a qualified BRE EcoHomes/Code Assessor. He is a regular speaker at sustainable construction events, and in 2003 was invited to attend No. 10 Downing Street by the then Prime Minister in recognition for “services to promote sustainable development in the UK”. Julian is actively involved with the UK Green Building Council and was recently appointed to the Zero Carbon Definition working group which reported to DCLG. In 2010 Julian was appointed to the CABE Enabling (now Design Council) Panel where he will be providing planning and design advice on sustainability to a wide range of clients. Julian’s LinkedIn profile.
Gary Jackson is the Managing Consultant at Space Strategy www.spacestrategy.co.uk. He works to realize the benefits of excellent Spatial Planning – by catalysing consultation and enabling ‘development strategy’ advice to deliver better decision-making. He draws on over 18 years of experience in consultancy – both architectural & master-planning. Having the specialist expertise to fluently control the project process, Gary creates the right ‘conditions for development’ supporting ‘positive’ place and space making; itself, founded on an implicit understanding of delivering individual buildings. Gary has strong technical skills — particularly Spatial Masterplanning (Development Planning & Planning Frameworks with Urban Design). With first class design and management skills, he has extensive experience of directing, managing and delivering a wide range of inspirational projects on time in many sectors (Urban Regeneration, High Density Mixed Use, Residential, Commercial and Arts). He is a diversely knowledgeable, quick-thinking consultant who front-loads projects with great ideas and passion. He deliberately focusing on the delivery and implementation of ‘Better Practice’. Gary likes to establish a positive, effective, energetic workspace where the whole team is encouraged to ‘think for themselves’ and where great ideas become elegantly solutions.