Panel

  • Warren Lever

    Warren Lever

    BSc Hons PG Dip UD MRICS IHBC

    ShapethePlace

    Warren is an urban designer and heritage professional with over 25 years experience in master planning, urban design advice, heritage consultation and the design of public realm schemes. He has worked for a number of local authorities where he has been involved in urban regeneration proposals, heritage projects and wider place shaping initiatives. Warren has also worked in private practice and previously led an urban design and conservation team at Balfour Beatty Living Places. Here he worked on a number of major city centre urban design, regeneration and streetscape projects. In addition to this he runs a small consultancy called ShapethePlace carrying out urban design work, research and heritage advice. Warren has advised on a number of neighbourhood plans and has expertise in community engagement workshops, community design charrettes, Building for Healthy Life assessments, design coding and public realm projects.

    Heritage, People & Place

  • David Orr

    David Orr

    DipLA CMLI MCIHT

    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, Transport

  • 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

  • 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