Panel

  • 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

  • Tim Gale

    Tim Gale

    PPLI dip LA

    Tim Gale Landscape and Urban Design

    Tim has been involved with the planning and design of towns and public spaces for over four decades. As President of the Landscape Institute and subsequently as chair of the Urban Design Alliance (UDAL), he was involved in various government organisations including CABE and has been an active member of a number of Design Panels. He has worked in the public and private sectors, and was head of planning at HOK International until 2016.

    Landscape

  • Stefan Kruczkowski

    Stefan Kruczkowski

    BA(Hons) DipTP (Dist) RPUD FHEA PhD

    Urban Design Doctor Limited

    Dr. Stefan Kruczkowski is an urban designer and co-author of Building for Life 12 - the government endorsed design tool for creating better residential developments. Stefan has extensive experience in improving the design quality of residential-led developments. Working for local planning authorities across England, Stefan is experienced in policy and brief writing, development management and post-completion quality auditing. Stefan serves on the panel for Design:Midlands, is a Design Council Cabe Built Environment Expert, an External Examiner at Anglia Ruskin University and a Visiting Tutor at the University of Nottingham.

    Housing, Landscape, People & Place

  • Simon Kale

    Simon Kale

    BA (Hons) CMLI

    Nicholas Pearson Associates

    Simon is a Chartered Landscape Architect with over 25 years’ experience in urban and rural projects including those within green and brownfield sites.  Work has included site analysis, impact assessment and the design of integrated mitigation proposals.  Landscape master-planning and design experience has included new residential, commercial and infrastructure developments from conceptual design to detailed proposals including the successful integration of scheme proposals into sensitive landscape contexts. 

    Housing, Landscape, People & Place

  • Scott Carroll

    Scott Carroll

    PGDip LA, PGDip LD

    LDA Design

    Scott is an experienced landscape architect, skilled at uniting the social purpose, culture and ecological functions of landscape and public realm. He creates rich sensory environments, and is an expert in design rich in biophilic experience. Scott has a specialism in waterfront design including Stratford Waterfront, East Bank - creating outposts for Sadler’s Wells, UAL’s London’s London College of Fashion, V&A and BBC, Tower Festival Headland on Blackpool’s Golden Mile and Porth Teigr, Cardiff Bay.

    Landscape, People & Place

  • 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