Associate (Seconded from SDG)
Amanda is an Architect and Urban Designer with over 25 years experience in master planning, urban design, architecture, community engagement, expert evidence and design review on a range of projects in the UK and overseas.
Recent experience includes developing master planning solutions for post-industrial and greenfield sites in and around London and other UK cities. Projects include major housing and mixed-use regeneration projects for both public and private sector clients. All projects involve complex planning processes and collaborative team working as well as a variety of approaches to community engagement.
A number of Amanda’s projects have included a successful role as an expert witness for Planning Hearings or Public Inquiries on urban design and architectural issues.
Riccardo is an urban designer and masterplanner with considerable experience in the management and delivery of some of the most important public realm schemes in London in the recent years. Most recently, he acted as Project Management for the design of Kingston’s Ancient Market Area.
For the past 5 years, he has worked as an urbanist for an engineering company. This experience has helped him to develop a solid understanding of the practical implications of design choices, the potential for integrating good urban design and innovative infrastructural solutions, and has strengthened his assessment expertise.
He values the lessons learned through his collaboration with some of the most creative architects and designers at an international level, and strives to bring this experience to every project. He has a wide-ranging experience of design, regeneration, masterplanning and community engagement and has worked in both the public and the private sectors.
Riccardo has a diverse professional background, with a passion for wayfinding and the use of light in urban design. He regularly writes articles on urban design and city planning and is actively involved with local community and professional groups both in the UK and in Italy.
Alec is an urban designer with experience in urban regeneration and masterplanning projects. He has a background in both the public and private sector, previously working on a range of masterplans as part of Grimshaw Architects LLP, as well as formerly being a member of the design team of the LLDC.
He has studied at the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL and the University of Cambridge, where he was also employed as a research assistant on the Cambridge City Project, documenting the role of the knowledge economy in shaping the city’s culture and urban growth.
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