This is the AF Team!
Rob is an architect and a Senior Research Associate on the Adaptable Futures project at Loughborough University. He has practiced and studied architecture in the USA, Japan and the UK. He has received degrees from Iowa State University, The University of Tokyo and is currently completing a PhD at Loughborough University. He has received a number of recognitions for his student design work including the Jeffrey J. Pilling Scholarship for excellence in design and the Pella Architectural Scholarship.
He spent four years in New York working for the prestigious and award-winning firm, Herb Beckhard and Frank Richlan (HB+FR), a decedent firm of Marcel Breuer. He has published several papers on the topic of adaptability and presented the research around the world.
Jose Evandro Henriques
Jose is an Academic Visitor in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering at Loughborough University, researcher at the Adaptable Futures Group and a Master Student in Design at Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil).
He has studied Architecture in Brazil, at UFPE; in the USA, at Illinois Institute of Technology by the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program Scholarship granted by CAPES-CNPQ; and worked as a researcher in the School of Architecture at University of Southern California in 2015. He is the co-founder of the urban project ‘OXE, my city is awesome’ awarded as one Good Urban Practice by the Council of Architecture and Urbanism of Brazil in 2017.
Jose’s research interests are Adaptability, Sustainability and Design for Change in Architecture. He is currently investigating Designing for Adaptability and Sustainability in Architecture (DfAS).
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Mila is an undergraduate student in the School of Architecture and Urbanism at the Federal Fluminense University in Brazil and an intern at Greenest, a sustainability consulting company. She is a researcher at the Adaptable Futures Group and is currently investigating the connections between Adaptability and Sustainability in architectural practice.
Mila is interested in research about Design for Change, Adaptability in relation to Sustainability, sustainable building performance, passive design, and indoor environmental comfort.
AF Past Team Members
people who we are in debt to for their time and contribution to the research and have since moved on…
- Dr. Katy Beadle (Bath University)
- Dave Brown
- Jason Deamer
- Dr. Toru Eguchi (Yokohama National University)
- Almudena Fulster (EMVS, Alcala University)
- Peter Madden (Coventry University)
- Christine Pasquire (Nottingham Trent University)
- Vicky Storey (Nottingham University)
- Zihan Wang
- Alistair Gibb
- Simon Austin
- Andrew Dainty
- James Saker
- James Pinder
- Graham Kelly
- Rachael Grinnell
AF Industry & Academic Collaborators
active partners who meet with the research team periodically and provide crucial dialogue in developing the ongoing work. Their generosity in time and ideas are greatly appreciated and make the research.
practices and institutions that have helped the project along the way; some of which have played a more formal role than others, but all are graciously appreciated.
- Ash Sakula
- Development Securities
- DFES (Education & Skills)
- Sheppard Robson
- N G Bailey
- Taylor Woodrow
- Ball State University (Stephen Kendall)
- TU Delft (Rob Geraedts)
- TU Eindhoven (Schueblin)
- VTT (Matti Hannus)
- Stubbs Rich
- Charnwood Borough Council
- Constructing Excellence