Brian Loudon MEngDesigner/ Owner

Brian is a rounded design engineer of 15 years experience, with the ability to make creative leaps as well as rigorously analyse them with a critical engineering eye.

Originally graduating from Product Design Engineering in a joint course at Glasgow University & School of Art with a 1st Class Honours, Brian is now studying a BSc in Maths with the Open University to develop more rigour in his analysis and optimisation work.

For the past two years Brian has been a visiting tutor in the “Industrial Projects” class in Product Design Engineering at Strathclyde University. Brian is an Authorised Rhino Trainer and will shortly be carrying out training courses based at the MAKLab.

Annalisa SimonellaBuilding Physicist

Annalisa has been working in the building envelope physics field for over 12 years, providing design support in hundreds of prominent projects.

She studied Building Engineering at the University of Padova and received her Master of Science in 2001. She has worked for the engineering consulting company Arup in London where she lead the Building Envelope Physics team within the Facade Engineering Consulting Group. Prior to Arup she worked for the R&D department of the facade contractor company Permasteelisa in Italy.

Annalisa is an occasional lecturer at the Mackintosh School of Architecture (Glasgow School of Art). She developed and delivers CIBSE training courses on energy efficient facade design.