Luke, a recognised practitioner in urban design, is a Design Director with a background in town planning, and expertise in urban design and masterplanning.
With over seventeen years of experience, Luke has a great understanding of all aspects of urban design and masterplanning, with particular emphasis on placemaking, sustainable communities and health and wellbeing.
He has experience of working at a variety of scales from small residential layouts through to large-scale mixed-use masterplanning. Previous work has included urban extensions, eco-towns, design codes and masterplanningthe London 2012 Olympic shooting venue.
Through his contribution to design work, Luke places emphasis on people-centric placemaking, through the application of best practice in design for accessibility, safety, mixed-uses, adaptability and sustainability. His work demands inspiring environments for people to live within, enhancing life and wellbeing through the built environment while enabling and promoting active travel.
Luke is a Visitor Tutor at Coventry University, an Academician at the Academy of Urbanism, Expert Design Advisor at Design : Midlands, Chairperson of the Urban Design Forum in the West Midlands and past RTPI West Midlands Chairperson.