• Cora Kwiatkowski

    Cora Kwiatkowski

    Dipl.-Ing. Arch RIBA

    Stride Treglown

    Cora is a chartered architect with over 20 years’ international experience and currently a Divisional Director/Sector Lead for Higher Education at Stride Treglown, as well as a RIBA Client Adviser with a special focus on strategic advice, briefing and user experience. Cora is experienced in working with the public and private sector to deliver award-winning projects. Cora has demonstrated encouraging design excellence as thought-leader through co-chairing the Design Review Panel at Design West and the Design Commission for Wales (DCfW). She further supports this aim as Board Trustee for Design West, Commissioner for DCfW, Design Council Associate and a member of the University Design Forum.

    Density, Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Richard Latcham

    Richard Latcham

    BEng (Hons) Dip UD CEng MICE MIHT


    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

  • Michèle Lavelle

    Michèle Lavelle

    Dip LA CMLI MA T&CP Dip UD

    4D Landscape Design

    Proactive and with a realistic, positive approach to Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design, Michèle’s expertise encompasses all aspects of these fields. She advises on the BUDF and Creating Excellence panels and is a founding member of Bristol Council’s Tree Forum and TDAG. Michèle advises and acts on behalf of Local Authorities and developers as an expert witness at planning appeals. Michèle lectures at UoG and UWE and is a Council Member of the Landscape Institute.

    Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Claire Miller

    Claire Miller

    PAS 2035 L5 Dip, PGCert, MArch, Architecture (BA Hons), Furniture & Interior Design (BA Hons)

    Askew Cavanna Architects

    Claire is a highly creative Chartered Architect and Retrofit Coordinator/Designer with 15 years industry experience. She is currently an Associate at Askew Cavanna Architects. Her passion is working with existing buildings to create energy efficient, beautiful, inclusive places that bring social, environmental and economic value through design. She has worked on a number of award winning projects including the Soil Association HQ and Docklands Youth & Community Centre, both in Bristol.

    Climate, Heritage, Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • 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

  • Shabnam Noor

    Shabnam Noor


    Stories by Shabnam Noor Architects

    Shabnam is an architect with robust expertise across architecture, sustainability, business case development and construction management. She set up her practice in 2015 after working with award winning firms on diverse projects, including the mixed-use Quadrant 3 in Piccadilly Circus for The Crown Estate, and the housing and public realm for Battersea Powerstation. Shabnam is passionate about her obligation as an architect to civic engagement and to improve the quality of our built environment. She has a special interest in designing for social inclusion and integration, encouraging urban rewilding and biodiversity, and designing dynamic and adaptable spaces that serve the community.

    Climate, Density, Housing, Inclusive Design, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • David Orr

    David Orr


    David Orr Consulting

    David is an urban designer and landscape architect designing complex urban and rural development projects of all kinds, from small residential developments to masterplans for urban extensions and new communities. His focus is on designing the movement and landscape narrative to create good places. This comes from experience in designing projects including Trafalgar Square, many high street improvements and a range of mixed use masterplans. David has worked extensively on regenerating historic towns and has prepared a number of public realm design guides and strategies. His projects include movement and urban design frameworks for urban districts, market towns, mining and seaside communities across the UK. He is a Design Council Expert and High Streets Task Force Expert.

    Landscape, Strategic Development

  • Frazer Osment

    Frazer Osment

    LDA Design

    Frazer is Chair of LDA. He has broad understanding of the forces driving change in urban and rural environments and specialises in helping places and organisations adapt. As an experienced masterplanner and urban designer he translates strategy into clear and implementable proposals, particularly through design coding. Frazer has advised on major new settlements and urban centres across the UK. He initiated Liveable Exeter which aims to direct transformational housing delivery to lever investment into streets, spaces and infrastructure. Frazer recently led research for RTPI on spatial solutions to decarbonise transport and worked with RTPI and RSPB to prepare model design codes for net zero and nature recovery.

    Climate, Housing, Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Louisa Philpott

    Louisa Philpott

    BA MSc


    Louisa has over 25 years experience in architecture and masterplanning, in the West, with a focus on sustainability and climate adaptation. She has worked across the public and private sectors on strategic sites, mixed use urban masterplanning and planning policy. She is a senior urban designer at Arup leading on national and international projects with themes of Reimagining Town Centres, Just Transition, carbon management and climate risk analysis.

    Climate, Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development