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 Wallace Mathewson

Urban Designer

A specialist in urban design, master planning, urban regeneration, strategic and regional planning, David has worked within the built environment profession for more than 17 years on projects scattered across the globe, in developed and developing world contexts where sites are highly constrained by existing conditions or in cities faced with severe urban development challenges. His projects have encompassed a variety of scales from bespoke, high-end residential projects to large-scale master plans housing hundreds of thousands of inhabitants. In his consultancy work, he has collaborated with a number of consultancies, NGOs and inter-governmental bodies, including Perkins+Will, Stitch Studio, Design Council Cabe, DfID (UK), the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility, DFAT (Australia), the Indonesia Infrastructure Initiative, the Max Lock Centre & the World Bank. David has taught in the MA International Planning & Sustainable Development, MA Urban Design, MA Urban & Regional Planning, the BA (Honours) Designing Cities and BA (Honours) Property in Planning at the University of Westminster in London for the past four years, teaching in lecturing on urban design and strategic planning, international development in Indonesia and Nigeria (places he has worked extensively) and planning policy and development guidance. David was previously a visiting lecturer at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) BArch professional architecture programme in New York City from 2005-2006. Since January 2016 David has also been pursuing doctoral research on the influences of flooding on urban morphology and development patterns in South and Southeast Asian cities. This research is fully funded by the Department of Planning and Transport at the University of Westminster. David is also an award-winning artist who specialises in hand drawings of urban and architectural contexts in pen, pencil and charcoal, as well as oil painting, plaster and clay sculpture, and photography.

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