Our masterplans are rooted in a response to place. This includes not just the physical and environmental context, but the site’s history and its future potential. The scope of our work ranges from the city scale to the domestic plot and encompasses everything in between – towns, local neighbourhoods, parks, streets and urban spaces. We delight in regenerating the old as much as in creating the brand new, and whether undertaking large-scale strategic visioning, detailed placemaking or design coding, our holistic way of working delivers consistent quality with a focus on delight.
Our aim is to create places which are socially and economically robust, artistically stimulating, environmentally sound and with a strong sense of identity. Places where people feel a sense of ownership, and which will get better over time. Design and sustainability are inseparable to us and form a natural part of our approach.
Comprising specialist masterplanners and urban designers, our team works closely alongside the practice’s architects and planners to realise appropriate, successful and deliverable places. Our approach combines an ability to creatively respond to the distinctive characteristics of each place, mixed with technical rigour and financial viability. This integrated way of working enables us to deliver environments that are truly responsive to the needs of the community, as well as meeting the commercial requirements of our clients.
We are able to take projects from site selection and promotion through the planning process, all the way through to detailed design and delivery on site. We provide everything from conceptual proposals to detailed masterplans, urban design strategies and development frameworks, area action plans and other policy documents, outline planning applications and design codes, all based on analysis, evaluation and meaningful engagement.