Nick Baker is a physicist who has spent the majority of his professional life as a researcher, consultant and teacher of building science and environmental design. His particular interests lie in energy modelling, thermal comfort and daylighting. He is author of the LT Method, an energy design tool, and has written and contributed to several books including Daylighting Design. His latest book The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment was published by Earthscan in 2009.
JOANA CARLA SOARES GONÇALVES DiplArch MA PhD
Joana Carla Soares Gonçalves is an architect and urbanist from Rio de Janeiro where she practised with Ana Maria Niemeyer before taking the MA in Environment and Energy Studies at the AA and a PhD on the sustainability of tall buildings at the University of São Paulo, where she has taught since 1998. She has worked as an environmental consultant on projects around Brazil and won awards in a number of design competitions. Her book The Environmental Performance of Tall Buildings was published by Earthscan in June 2010.