Jack Cardno is an educator and builder with a design background in buildings from timber. He has 8 years experience as both a site and workshop carpenter, he holds an Arch. Dip from Central Saint Martins and an M.Des from the Glasgow School of Art’s rural innovation campus. His interests revolve around the ethnology of making and the mental health benefits that are derived from being connected to your local land and social scapes. He is currently Co- Director of the architectural design and education firm Sylva Studio. Whose works utilise the resources local to site to create dwellings that are symbiotic with the landscape. He also leads a unit at The Architectural Association.
Georgina Bowman is a designer and maker with an architectural background in buildings from timber. She holds a B.Arch from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and an M.Arch from the Architectural Association’s Design and Make program in Hooke Park. Her interests lie in the capacity for socioeconomic change through design and construction, fostered through her time working at ETH Zürich, living and making in Hooke Park and leading community design workshops. She has been a collaborator in the Raise the Roof patnership working to develop affordable pre-fabricated construction sytems out of locally sourced natural materials. In 2022 she joined the economic development co-operative Stir to Action.