Panel

  • Cora Kwiatkowski

    Cora Kwiatkowski

    Dipl.-Ing. Arch RIBA

    Stride Treglown

    Cora is a chartered architect with over 20 years’ international experience and 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. With her strong design background, she has been responsible for high-value and change inspiring projects, including higher education, student accommodation and workplace schemes. 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 Higher Education Design Quality Forum (HEDQF).

    Density, Housing, 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Andrew Linfoot

    Andrew Linfoot

    BA MPhil PGDipUD CMLI

    Jacobs

    Andrew is a landscape architect and urban designer with over 30 years’ experience of delivering complex projects in the UK and overseas. He is Jacobs Global Technology Lead for Landscape Architecture, involving strategy, innovation, and connectivity across technology and people. Andrew leads multi-disciplinary design teams on projects from feasibility stage to design, consenting to implementation. He is able to think across disciplines, understanding the inter-relationships and the need for a collaborative approach to develop successful solutions.

    Landscape, People & Place, 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

  • Peter Neal

    Peter Neal

    BA (Hons), DIP LA, MDeS (Harvard), Dip Ecology, FLI

    Peter Neal Consulting Ltd

    Peter is a landscape architect, environmental planner and ecologist. He specialises in planning, design, funding and management of green infrastructure frameworks, urban parks and the public realm. Formerly head of public space at CABE, he gave evidence to the Select Committee on the Future of Public Parks, was a Green Space Commissioner for the Mayor of London, a project mentor and monitor for the National Lottery Heritage Fund and a fellow of the Landscape Institute.

    Landscape, People & Place

  • Helen Newman

    Helen Newman

    BA (Hons) Dip Arch (Cambs) RIBA, RIBA (CA)

    Helen Newman Architects

    Helen is a RIBA award-winning architect and chartered conservation architect. Her extensive experience over the last 25 years designing and delivering projects spans many sectors from education, leisure, residential and blue light as well as extensive experience in the adaption, repair and restoration of listed buildings adopting sustainable construction strategies. Helen is currently Head of Profession for Architecture at SPACES which supports design excellence and best practice in the design and delivery of Public buildings.

    Heritage

  • 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