Beres is the Principal of Surface Design in Sydney, Australia, one of our associate facade and ESD companies. He has an extensive background in the design, selection and procurement of the building fabric. His understanding of fabric systems and their impact on the building form and performance provides a unique view of total engineered solutions. Beres graduated with first class honours in a Civil Engineering degree and initially trained as a structural engineer where he specialised in lightweight structures and dynamic analysis. He moved to engineering of facades the building fabric through his leadership of the facade group and has recently studied Masters in Design Science, Energy Conservation at the University of Sydney.