Panel

  • Peter Clegg

    Peter Clegg

    MA (Cantab) MEnvD RIBA RDI RWA (Hons)

    Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    Peter Clegg established Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with Richard Feilden in 1978. Regarded as a pioneer in environmental design, he has over 40 years' experience in low energy architecture and is active in research, design and education. Peter works primarily in the education and cultural sectors. He is Chair of the RIBA research awards and the SWDRP, holds a professorship at Bath University, chaired the RIBA Awards Panel 2013/14, and in 2010 was made an RDI.

    Climate, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Colin Cobb

    Colin Cobb

    BA(Hons) DipArch ARB

    FCB Studios

    Colin is an associate at FCB Studios, where he has worked since 2007. He specialises in education and performing arts buildings, and has completed a number of schools and university buildings. These include the Plymouth School of Creative Arts and the Birmingham Conservatoire, which features a 480 seat orchestral concert hall, multiple smaller venues and a suite of recording studios. He also sits on the Bristol Urban Design Forum review panel.

    Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Matthew Coombe

    Matthew Coombe

    MA, PG Dip, BSc (Hons)

    Plymouth City Council

    Matthew Coombe is an Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioner. His twenty-five years' experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors, including as a BFL assessor and CABE Enabler, have given him a rounded perspective on regeneration and development. Matthew creates and advises on design guidance, policy, proposals from city-wide strategies and masterplans, site development briefs, and detailed public realm schemes. He acts as urban design input on major projects through the development management process.

    Density, People & Place, Strategic Development

  • Alan Corner

    Alan Corner

    MICE C.Eng

    Corner Water Consulting

    Alan is a chartered civil engineer with over 35 years’ infrastructure, flood risk, hydrology and drainage experience in the UK, middle and far east. Working for a UK Water Authority plus international multi-disciplinary consultancies where he has been a technical lead in drainage and flood risk design, delivering solutions for hundreds of residential, commercial and industrial development sites in all flood zones. Also experienced in drainage and flood protection for highways, nuclear facilities, ports and airports. He was Global SuDS Knowledge Leader at Halcrow plus assisted in drafting the National SuDS Standards and The SuDS Manual 2015. Alan has been a design review panel member in the Midlands and the Southwest for over 5 years.

    Climate, Landscape

  • Michael Cowdy

    Michael Cowdy

    MA [Distinction] Urban Planning Studies

    McGregor Coxall

    Michael’s passion rests in achieving healthy, smart, green and locally responsive places. With 15 years international experience, Michael adopts a systematic design approach that achieves restorative and engaging outcomes for places. As a Director and Urbanism Leader for McGregor Coxall, he has delivered award winning visions, strategic frameworks, masterplans and public realm projects in the UK, Australia and China.

    Landscape, 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

  • Marc Dix

    Marc Dix

    Ba Hons Dip LA CMLI

    LT Studio Ltd

    Marc is a Principal Landscape Architect with 20 years’ experience of designing landscape projects for public realm, residential and mixed use markets. He has experience of high profile schemes in the UK and Asia and recently led on masterplans for Lancaster University Management School, Watchet East Quay Harbour Regeneration Project and the regeneration of Shrewsbury Flax Mill Visitor Centre – the oldest iron-framed building in the world. Marc is a teaching fellow in the University of Bath Architecture Department and at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff. An experienced assessor, he is a panel member of the Bristol Urban Design Review and the South West Design Panel. He is a Built Environment Expert (BEE) for Design Council CABE and has been a chartered member of the Landscape Institute for more than 18 years. An influential advocate for external space design and passionate about design quality, Marc is a frequent invited speaker at events and seminars.

    Landscape

  • 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

  • Neil Emery

    Neil Emery

    BA Hons Dip TP MAUD MRTPI

    Clifton Emery design

    Neil is a master planner, urban designer and town planner with over 30 years of experience promoting design excellence in the built environment. Neil has particular expertise in visioning, planning and strategic design, mixed-use housing and community regeneration. He is one of the founders and owners of Clifton Emery design – a multi-disciplinary design practice bringing together architecture, urban design, landscape design and graphic design in a collaborative design environment.

    Housing, People & Place, Strategic Development