Create, Deliver & Maintain The External Envelope Vision:

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Chapter 1 Additional Resources
Creating a Successful Vision

This page provides the additional resources for each article in Chapter 1 of the External Envelope Vision Book. 

Resources are sorted in the same order as the book. First article in the chapter through to the last. 

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Additional Resources:

The Chapter is divided into 5 sub-topics. Click the section name below to jump to the additional resources for that sub-topic.

Creating a Building That Makes Sense:

Creating Neighbourhoods

Charles Scott, Associate Partner, Sheppard Robson 

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Designs to Compliment the Neighbourhood: An Interview with Richard McCarthy 

Richard McCarthy, Board Director, Scott Brownrigg 

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Respecting Heritage in Building Design 

Abigail Hall, Strategic Consultant, Wates Group 

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What Should the Vision Be:

Virtual Reality’s Role in Construction 

Patrick Tomasini, Freelance Immersive Consultant 

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Saving Time, Money and Delay with Configurators 

Katy Collins, Senior Account Executive and Matthew Seeger, Vice President of Solution Engineering, Threekit  

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Setting Sustainability Goals For A Building During Construction And Occupation 

Dr Zainab Dangana. Sustainable Technology Services Manager, Wates Group

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Healthy, Green and Biodiverse Buildings 

Rochelle Ade, The Green Building Whistleblower. 

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Energy Efficient Balconies 

Humera Mughal and Anbar Rana

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Inclusiveness:

Balancing Design Standards with Residents’ Needs 

David Stronge, Joanne Groarke, Catriona McCulloch, Design and Technical team, Peabody 

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Lifetime Homes – Setting the Standard for Later-Life Living 

Nick Haughton, Head of Marketing at Sapphire Balconies 

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Designing Homes for Every Stage of Life 

Ernie Bardrick, Head of Design and Technical, Clarion Housing Group 

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Designing Buildings for London 

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Designing Balconies for Disabled People 

Jane Simpson, Jane Simpson Access Ltd 

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Aesthetics - Choosing the Right Material:

Defining the Right Aesthetic to Give a Building Identity 

Brendan Geraghty, Director, Centred Architecture 

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Aluminium: A Sustainable Choice for Buildings 

Justin Ratcliffe, Council for Aluminium in Building 

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Façade Design Principles 

Jacqueline Read, Freelance Façades Design Manager 

Integrating Balconies into the Façade  

Nadha Dawood, Director, Wintech 

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A Building that Functionally Works:

Improving standards in the home building industry 

Kieran Walker, Group Technical Director, Home Builders Federation 

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Getting the Light Right: Designing with windows in mind 

Neil Edwards and Ollie Chisman, VELFAC Ltd 

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Accounting for Wind in Building Design 

John Kilpatrick – Principal RWDI, Practice Area Leader – Wind Loading

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Effective and Efficient Drainage 

Dave Alexander-White, Senior Technical Consultant, NHBC  

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Fire Safety Throughout the Life of High-rise Buildings 

Nick Coombe MBE, Deputy Head of Protection Policy and Reform Unit, National Fire Chiefs Council 

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