Innovate Prefabricate Inc.

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MEET THE TEAM

The People Who Make it Happen

ANDREW BRYANT

DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION /

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Architect and designer who has extensive experience in architecture and urban planning, having realized many small to large scale internationally recognized projects for residential, cultural, commercial and office building design.

ALEX SKINNER

MARKET POSITIONING / BUSINESS STRATEGY

With a career spanning forensics, academia, EM real estate and VC, Alex became interested in disruptive strategies for improving value from land and property through a decade of investment and urban strategy experience in central Asian real estate markets.

FERNANDO GÓMEZ-BAQUERO

TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION /

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Materials scientist and entrepreneur that has spent over a decade developing and commercializing new technologies in the fields of energy storage, solar power, and wind power, amongst others.

 

COLLABORATORS

More People Who Make it Happen

MATTHEW SMITH

Project Principal
Partner
London

Matthew joined BuroHappold in 1999, and over a ten year period built a team of structural and civil engineers in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast and Copenhagen. As Director responsible for our Edinburgh and Copenhagen offices, he worked on a number of landmark projects including Edinburgh University Potterrow; Royal Commonwealth Pool redevelopment; new National Museum of Liverpool; Syddansk University Alsion Campus; Danish National Opera House; and the Royal Botanic Gardens John Hope Gateway.


In 2009 Matthew moved to Hong Kong and then Beijing, establishing our Chinese business. Major projects included the West Kowloon Terminus of the Express Rail link in Kowloon; Xiqu Chinese Opera House; Youth Olympic Centre, Nanjing; W Town Biomes, Beijing; and the Beijing New Airport.


In 2016 Matthew returned to UK and now works in our London office, focused on Architecturally led projects such as the Monroe Blocks mixed-use development in Detroit; Bristol University Library; and the Ras Al Khaimah National Museum.


Over his 30 year career, Matthew has gained experience across many sectors and at all scales including theatres and museums; education and commercial buildings; masterplanning and infrastructure. He is particularly interested in the integrated engineering design of complex buildings, and the development of cultural infrastructure in the widest sense.

SARAH SACHS

Principal
BuroHappold Engineering | Building Services

Sarah Sachs is a Principal at Buro Happold with 17 years of design experience in the built environment. With a background in mechanical engineering, she focuses on the integration of all engineering disciplines with design and sustainability. Her work encompasses all stages of the design process from planning to post occupancy evaluation and is inclusive of new construction, renovations and fit-outs. Sarah has extensive international project experience and has worked on educational, commercial, cultural and residential projects as well as master planning and detailed energy/technology studies. A dedicated practitioner of sustainable design, Sarah utilizes her expertise beyond project work and has been involved in sharing her knowledge in the classroom.

ANNE SHELLUM

Mechanical Engineer
BuroHappold Engineering | Building Services

Anne Shellum is a mechanical engineer at Buro Happold with design experience in a wide range of high performance building and district-scale projects. She also serves as a co-chair for the AIANY Committee on the Environment, and an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.

 

CORPORATE PARTNERS

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