Architect in private practice in London for 30 years. Completed an MPhil (Town Planning) at the Bartlett School of Planning (BSP) UCL in 1990s, then became a part-time tutor and MSc dissertation supervisor on town planning and UD modules from the late 1990s. research associate
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Research / Practice Focus and Interests
urban design, placemaking, place quality, housing quality
Research work at the BSP
The Value of Good Design (2002); Design Governance: The CABE Experiment (2017) focusing on secondary research; Reviewing Design Review in London (2018) undertaking the semi-structured interviews with key actors in the design review field; A Housing Design Audit for England report (2020) as a volunteer auditor;National Model Design Code: Monitoring and Evaluation (2021) undertaking semi-structured interviews with local authorities in the national pilot programme.
Also currently on the management team of Place Alliance - a movement campaigning for place quality, based at UCL.
From - Toronto and London
Favourite Place - any lively urban street