Areas of Expertise
Heritage, Regeneration, Urban Design
Margaret Gustafsson is a dynamic entrepreneur and design consultant with more than 25 years’ experience from strategic planning, sustainable development and challenging regeneration and heritage conservation projects of all scales in the UK, the Netherlands and the Copenhagen-region.
As a design professional passionate about high quality design and sustainable developments, with a strategic approach and enthusiasm she has managed to change attitudes and elevate design to the top of the agenda in many places. She early gained experience in cities at the forefront of city planning and green and blue infrastructure strategies, including international projects. This had a great impact through sharing and implementing best practise and inspiring design studio university students. Her contracts include bi-lateral infrastructure projects, strategic land use and maritime planning, large scale master planning, regeneration, heritage at risk, listed buildings, World Heritage Sites, public art and urban design.
Founded her own consultancy business in London 2004. Corporate roles include Regional Chief Architect (Sweden) and Sustainability, Urban Design and Heritage Manager in London, including regular work with local design panels. Current engagements include design advisor for London boroughs mixed-use regeneration schemes in the south-east (up to 4000 units), green belt and post-Covid town centre regeneration.