Alan Brookes Consultants are qualified Architects, Engineers and Project Managers. With specialist knowledge gained over 40 years in the Industry in the “Building Envelope” and Building Façades.
ABC have experience of all type of Glazing, Structural, Curtain Walling, Rain Screen and cladding Systems including Metal, Ceramic, Terracotta, GRC and Concrete. Prof. Brookes wrote the seminal books “Cladding of Buildings” and “The Building Envelope” used today by many Architects and Students for reference purposes.
With their specialist knowledge ABC can advise on the performance and suitability of all types of Glazing and Cladding systems and there application within the “Building Envelope”.
Prof.Alan J Brookes
Due to recent poor health Prof. Brookes has now retired from any active duties connected with ABC we wish him well in his recovery.
David Hebblethwaite has an Msc in Engineering Technology and has been involved with the Design, Manufacture & Installation of "Building Systems" for over 40 years. Together with Professor Brookes he was responsible for developing the award winning Aspect Walling system. He was one of the original team who introduced composite panel technology into the construction industry in the early 1970's.
For the past 14 years he has been acting as a cladding consultant and advising major clients on the Building Envelope including Material Design and expert advice on its design & performance.
Patrick Hislop RIBA was previously Chief Architect and consultant to TRADA where, besides writing Technical Publications and extensive lecturing he provided a Consultancy service to Architects and Contractors on the design and manufacture of timber based components.
Prior to this he worked on the development of modular based building systems for schools and hospitals. Research work also included projects in the USA and Government based research at TRADA. He has been responsible for the design and construction of several buildings in the UK, Denmark ,USA and Honduras.
James Holtby has over 40 years of experience of Senior Project Management working on major projects in the UK and elsewhere in the world. For the past 15 years he has specialised on the “Building Envelope” and in particular curtain walling and rain screen systems. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the ABC team.
Alan Brooks Project Team
The ABC Project Team are experienced professionals with specific knowledge of systemised construction. They can offer site investigation and remedial works as well as supervising on site repair and construction works. ABC also have a small team of specialists capable of carrying out small works, remedial works and on site investigations and surveys.