Panel

  • Edgar Kiviet

    Edgar Kiviet

    MSc, RIBA, ULI

    Arup

    Edgar is trained as an architect at Delft University Netherlands, brings 25 years of senior international Master planning and urban design experience, and is currently leading the Cardiff and Bristol based placemaking, urban design and landscape team. He is expert in sustainable urban regeneration and transformation, including a wide range of projects, such as Stafford Brooks Wildlife Trust GBI, Rotterdam Maashaven Park, Bristol City Centre Masterplan, Yate Town Improvement masterplan and Belgrade Waterfront. He brings a solid track record of design, stakeholder engagement and delivery of sustainable mixed-use urban regenerations and transformations, including one of the first BREEAM communities Pilot projects. Edgar is member of Urban Land Institute Circularity council and volunteers on secondary schools across the UK for Urban Plan UK, led by ULI.

    Density, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Martin Knight

    Martin Knight

    BA (Hons) MA CMLI

    Studio Knight Stokoe

    Martin is a chartered landscape architect, urbanist, and co-founding Director of Studio Knight Stokoe. He is passionate about working collaboratively to create regenerative, inspirational, and beautiful places that delight, and consider the needs of people, nature, and the environment. Over his career, he has developed a diverse portfolio across a variety of project scales and sectors. He is a mentor on the Landscape Institute’s Pathway to Chartership and an Expert Associate for the Design Council.

    Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Cora Kwiatkowski

    Cora Kwiatkowski

    Dipl.-Ing. Arch RIBA

    Chair

    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

    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

  • 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

  • Martyn Lonsdale

    Martyn Lonsdale

    BA (Hons), DipLA, CMLI, DipUD, RPUD

    Lavigne Lonsdale

    Martyn has 30 years experience of providing masterplanning, urban design and landscape architectural services on large scale, award-winning projects. He is the founding Director of Lavigne Lonsdale and oversees both the Truro and Bath studios.

    Landscape, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Laura Menzies

    Laura Menzies

    BEng (Hons), CEng, MICE

    Buro Happold

    With a background in infrastructure design and construction, Laura has enjoyed a varied career across the technical design, coordination and construction of projects from the London 2012 stadium to two new cities in Kuwait. Her varied experience covers; flood risk, highways, drainage, utilities and earthworks. She has contributed to the delivery of a wide range of solutions to infrastructure challenges, and has developed an adaptable, collaborative approach to design development.

    Climate, Highways & Transport, 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. Claire is also a Board of Trustees for the Centre for Sustainable Energy, a charity supporting people and organisations to tackle the climate emergency and end cold homes.

    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