Gaia is a research consultancy developing sustainable solutions for the built environment. The practice portfolio at any one time embraces research, design, evaluation, dissemination, training and capacity building. Sandy is a chartered engineer with extensive experience of interdisciplinary working, often bridging the gaps between architecture and engineering in briefing, process issues, passive design and building physics.
Much of her current activity involves working as a Sustainability Champion to support delivery of healthy, resource efficient and affordable built development at all scales, from one-off buildings through to master-planning. She is uniquely well positioned to provide the guidance, tools and techniques for delivering very best practice in sustainable construction without the additional cost with which it is usually associated.