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  • Eve Murzyn

    Eve Murzyn

    MArch, BSc (Hons), PGC, ARB, RIBA

    HTA Design LLP

    Eve leads the Bristol office of HTA Design an architectural practice with a focus on housing and has been with HTA since 2013. She has experience in urban design, masterplanning, architectural design, estate regeneration, community consultation and has worked in architectural practice for 18 years. Prior to joining HTA Eve worked for Farrells in Hong Kong working on mixed use projects across Asia, before that she worked for Powell Dobson Architects in the UK on a variety of residential, mixed-use and leisure projects. Eve has also volunteered for Architecture for Humanity whilst located in Cape Town, South Africa and for an architectural practice in Auckland, New Zealand. She has been involved in international development projects in developing countries working with non-profit organisations and aid agencies.

    Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Elke Dittrich

    Elke Dittrich

    RIBA chartered architect

    DHV Architects

    Elke studied architecture at the Bauhaus University, Weimar and the Technical University, Vienna, before moving to the UK in 1999. She qualified as a UK architect at the Architectural Association in 2001. Elke co-founded DHV Architects in 2005 and has been leading the practice since. DHV Architects specialises in heritage and residential projects. Elke is leading several National Trust Projects such as the new visitor centre at Tyntesfield. She likes to design one off bespoke houses.

    Heritage, Housing, Strategic Development

  • Simon Carne

    Simon Carne

    Dip Arch RIBA MRTPI

    Simon Carne Architect and Urban Design

    Simon is an architect with experience at all stages of project design and development through to building residential, university and arts projects. His planning and urban design experience includes project management at Westminster City Council on public realm, street design, parks and open spaces, and his urban design and master planning experience includes consultancy for SWRDA. Simon is a member of, and chairs, a number of design review and quality panels across the UK.

    Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Rob Gregory

    Rob Gregory

    MArch BA (Hons) RIBA ARB

    The Universities of Bristol and Bath

    Rob Gregory is an award-winning architect and academic, currently responsible for design quality across the University of Bristol’s £1bn portfolio of capital projects. Over two decades Rob has maintained a permanent post as Teaching Fellow at the University of Bath, spent ten years as Senior Editor on the Architectural Review, four years on the RIBA National Awards Group, five years running the Architecture Centre’s public programme, and held consultancy roles for the Architecture Foundation, Royal Academy and British Council.

    Heritage, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Richard Latcham

    Richard Latcham

    BEng (Hons) Dip UD CEng MICE MIHT

    Latcham

    Richard is an engineer and urban designer with 26 years’ experience working in the public and private sector on mobility, regeneration and land development projects. His skills and experience cover a variety of types of projects from planned urban extensions to the redevelopment of station development areas. His work is across a wide diversity of scales from single site redevelopments to city and regional development frameworks. His practice covers abstract and conceptual visions through to detailed scheme design, with specialist transport planning expertise and an ability for multi-agency and partnership working.

    People & Place, Strategic Development, Transport

  • Richard Eastham

    Richard Eastham

    BSc (Hons) MA DipUP (Dist) MRTPI AoU

    Feria Urbanism

    Richard is the founding director of Feria Urbanism. He is an urban designer and urban planner with extensive experience in the preparation of design strategies and development frameworks. He has particular expertise in engaging with local communities to help shape and influence emerging spatial strategies. He has prepared urban framework plans for Liverpool, Hemel Hempstead, Preston, Weymouth and Bexleyheath and created neighbourhood plans for many community groups. He is a visiting tutor on the architecture course at Arts University Bournemouth and a teaching fellow at the University of Southampton.

    Inclusive Growth, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Phil Jones

    Phil Jones

    BSc (Hons) CEng FICHT FIHE MICE

    Phil Jones Associates

    Phil is an engineer with extensive experience in transport planning and street design, particularly in new developments. He aims to achieve synergy between street and urban design to create places and spaces that meet aesthetic, social and functional aims. He is the Chairman of PJA, a 75-strong transport, engineering and placemaking consultancy. In recent years Phil has specialised in active travel and is a member of the Department for Transport’s Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Group.

    People & Place, Strategic Development, Transport

  • Peter Garitsis

    Peter Garitsis

    BA

    Swindon Borough Council

    Peter is an Urban Designer with experience in professional practices in South Africa and the UK. He currently works in the Masterplanning, Design and Conservation Team at Swindon Borough Council as the Senior Urban Designer. Peter specialises in providing expert advice on large-scale development projects and raises design quality through policy, negotiation, guidance, training and as an expert witness. He is a Recognised Practitioner of the Urban Design Group, and holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree, and a Masters in City Planning & Urban Design.

    Housing, Strategic Development

  • Nick James

    Nick James

    BSc.

    Futureground

    Nick is a sustainability professional with 20 years’ experience working in investor, developer, designer and contractor organisations. His expertise is in the development and regeneration of housing, mixed and merged-use schemes. Nick focuses on applying design thinking to the “software” of how buildings, places and supporting services are designed, delivered, governed, managed and curated. He’s founding director of Futureground, a strategy and change agency helping those organisations shaping our built environment to create triple-bottom-line value.

    Climate, Housing, Strategic Development