Yacine Rezgui is an architect by profession, with a PhD in Computer Integrated Construction. He was involved in early developments of product models for construction including STEP while at the Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB) in France. After conducting research on areas relating to knowledge management and collaborative working at Salford University, he joined Cardiff University in 2008, where he is currently affiliated. He is also the Building Research Establishment chair in Sustainable Engineering in areas related to building resilience and adaptability. John Miles graduated from Manchester University in 1972 as a civil engineer. After some years spent in industry, he obtained his PhD at Birmingham University before being recruited by Cardiff University, where he is currently joint head of the Institute of Machines and Structures. His research there has been in the area of applying artificial intelligence and computational intelligence to the sort of decision-making challenges that routinely arise in engineering and other complex domains.