The Forum Exeter, Devon

An RIBA south west award wining building at Exeter University in Devon; The Forum. This building benefited from design review during the design and pre-planning stage

Design Review Panel Training 2018

Design Review Panel training session carried out in Taunton and the Somerset County Cricket Ground in November 2018. The event was extremely well attended by local authority representatives, house builders and design team members

Exeter Quay by Jonathan Braddick

Photograph of Exeter Quay taken by Architect and Design Review Panel Manager Jonathan Braddick. The Design Review Panel holds regular design review panel sessions at Exeter City Council

Design Review Panel Training 2018

Design Review Panel training event 2018. Jonathan Tricker, Highways Engineer, Urban Designer & Director at Phil Jones Associates, gave a talk entitled: ‘Highway Design in Placemaking’

Steiner School Exeter

The design review Panel was engaged by Willmott Dixon during the pre-application design stage of the project to help them prepare a design that would be acceptable to the local authority

Design Review Panel Site Visit Poole

Photograph from a 2018 design review panel site visit carried out in Dorset in 2018. A full sit down design review panel was subsequently held in the Poole Borough Council Offices

North Grays Farm Para 79 House

External visualization for a NPPF paragraph 55 (now 79) house that was presented to the design review panel. This project has subsequently gone on to achieve planning permission and is now built on site

Design Review Panel Training 2017

Design Review Panel training session carried out in Exeter, Devon in December 2017. The event was extremely well attended by local authority representatives, house builders and design team members

Para 79 House by Hawkes Architecture

Para 79 House in Dover Kent by Hawkes Architecture

Rockfish Exeter Quay

A small but sensitive project in Exeter Quay; The Rockfish Restaurant has been designed by Grainge Architects who engaged with The Design Review Panel during the design & pre -application planning stage

Pegasus Life Project Sidmouth Devon

Pegasus Life secured planning permission through public inquiry for a Sarah Wigglesworth Architects scheme for a C2 assisted living community at The Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon. The Design Review Panel (www.designreviewpanel.co.uk) were instructed by East Devon District Council (EDDC) to provide multidisciplinary, expert, independent and impartial guidance and feedback to the local authority, applicant and design team during the pre-application design stage.

Plymouth Hoe

Photograph of Plymouth Hoe, Devon. The Design Review Panel holds regular design review panel sessions at Plymouth City Council

Design Review Panel Training 2017

Design Review Panel training session carried out in Exeter, Devon in December 2017. The event was extremely well attended and incorporated a mock design review panel session and design workshop

David Hawes

Urban Designer

David is an experienced Urban Designer with a portfolio in Strategic Masterplanning and Place Making but equipped with the tools to design detailed and deliverable solutions in the built environment. David provides advice to a range of clients including private land owners & developers, Local Authorities and public sector bodies. David works in a collaborative way, engaging with consultant teams, the public and stakeholders, using design to advocate options and build consensus. David has also provided teaching input at the University of Southampton and is a teaching fellow at the University of Hertfordshire with a module lead role and responsibilities in Urban Design lecturing and tutoring. David was part of the 2003 EDAW London Olympic Bid team, preparing the masterplan for the Lower Lea Valley including the Olympics Games & Legacy masterplans. Working with LHC Urbanism in the South West, David has been instrumental in the award winning scheme to regenerate the West End of the City of Plymouth and led the team for the award winning Ker Street Area Development, Devonport. David now works independently as a consultant to various partners and directly for a range of clients. He has had a wide reaching role in providing design support to communities and local authorities in response to the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Reactor proposals, assisted Bath & North East Somerset in their Core Strategy deliverability testing including designing for a wide range of sites in and around the City of Bath UNESCO World Heritage Area and is currently preparing an area regeneration strategy for the town centre Devonshire ward in Eastbourne.

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