People

  • Nick Vaughan

    Nick Vaughan

    BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA

    Alec French Architects

    Nick has a special interest in co-coordinating complex projects on challenging sites, whether they are multi-use or for diverse client bodies. Leading projects such as London's King’s Cross Station, Birmingham's New Street Station and Bristol's Wapping Wharf has driven his passion for re-working and creating healthy, enriching and sustainable communities for people to live, work and travel through. From building projects in cities he understands that successful urban design depends on strong collaboration.

    Density, Housing, People & Place

  • Mike Keys

    Mike Keys

    ARB, RIBA

    Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    Mike is a partner at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and has designed a range of residential, sports, leisure and master planning projects, with a particular focus on the higher education sector, including working for the University of Bristol. Mike led the 2008 Stirling Prize winning team on Accordia, a substantial residential scheme in Cambridge widely regarded as setting a new benchmark for housing design in the UK. He has also designed residential schemes in London, Bath, Manchester and Bristol.

    Density, Housing, People & Place

  • Matthew Coombe

    Matthew Coombe

    MA, PG Dip, BSc (Hons)

    Plymouth City Council

    Matthew Coombe is an Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioner. His twenty-five years' experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors, including as a BFL assessor and CABE Enabler, have given him a rounded perspective on regeneration and development. Matthew creates and advises on design guidance, policy, proposals from city-wide strategies and masterplans, site development briefs, and detailed public realm schemes. He acts as urban design input on major projects through the development management process.

    Density, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Yuli Cadney-Toh

    Yuli Cadney-Toh

    BA(Arch) Hon Dip Arch RIBA

    Yuli is an architect with over 25 years’ experience in international architecture, leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver design-led buildings in Europe, the USA and Australia. Her architectural career has involved design and management of projects from inception to completion, and includes commercial towers, airports, residential spaces and workplaces. In recent years her emphasis has been on working with cross-disciplinary teams on residential and mixed-use urban regeneration schemes in the UK, integrating architectural, urbanism and landscape principles.

    Density, Housing, People & Place

  • Sophie Camburn

    Sophie Camburn

    MA(Cantab) MSc RIBA FRSA

    Arup

    Sophie is an architect and masterplanner with over 20 years’ experience. She leads Arup’s Integrated City Planning and Placemaking services in the west of the UK, with a focus on complex, multi-disciplinary projects for government, private and public-sector clients. Sophie’s work involves creating outcomes that align with global agendas, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, to deliver inclusive benefits for people and places. She is a passionate advocate of design excellence and collaborative working to tell simple and compelling stories that align with political agendas and infrastructure funding streams.

    Density, Housing, Strategic Development

  • Lisa Jackson

    Lisa Jackson

    BSc Hons, MA , MRTPI

    Jackson Planning Ltd

    Lisa is a chartered town planner and urban designer with over 30 years’ experience in both the private sector and Local Planning Authorities. In February 2010 Lisa set up Jackson Planning, her own planning and urban design consultancy, and has supported a range of private clients through the planning process. <br /> Lisa qualified as a registered assessor for the Code for Sustainable Homes and has gone on to design, build and occupy the first certified Passivhaus in Wiltshire.

    Climate, Density, Housing

  • John Waldron

    John Waldron

    DARCH, RIBA Parts 1-3

    spaces4learning

    John’s career as an architect has primarily been devoted to housing and education projects, with work in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Spain. As a director of a larger architectural practice, his experience also covers a wider variety of building types. John has been a member of the Bristol Urban Design Forum since its inception, including five years as a co-chair of the design panel, becoming increasingly involved with wider urban design and landscape issues.

    Density, Housing, People & Place

  • Dan Tapscott

    Dan Tapscott

    BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Rapleys LLP

    Dan is a Chartered Building Surveyor specialising in the field of Neighbourly Matters, which includes Rights to Light, Daylight & Sunlight Amenity, Party Walls and Access Arrangements. Seen as a ‘leading light’ of the profession, Dan is behind multiple developments on our local and national skyline, serves as the secretary of the Severnside P&T Club for Party Wall practitioners, has published numerous articles, and regularly gives seminars on the subject of Neighbourly Matters.

    Density, Housing, People & Place

  • Cora Kwiatkowski

    Cora Kwiatkowski

    BSc, AA Dip FRSA

    Stride Treglown

    Cora is a Divisional Director architect for Stride Treglown and is responsible for a wide range of high-value projects, including higher education, student accommodation, workplace and mixed-use schemes. Cora is able to assess schemes quickly, understanding the client’s aspirations while considering context and constraints. She is especially interested in improving the quality and buildability of projects to create inspiring places for all.

    Density, Housing, Strategic Development