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

Emeka Efe Osaji

Chartered Environmentalist

Emeka is: Treasurer of CIBSE Energy Performance Group; Director of Carbon Bites; Vice-Chair of CIBSE ASHRAE Group; Fellow & DEng Researcher at Leeds Sustainability Institute; Academician of Academy of Urbanism; Fellow of Royal Society of Arts; The 1st-Ever Energy Globe UK Ambassador; Fellow of Forum for Built Environment; a Chartered Scientist; & a Chartered Environmentalist. He is a recipient of the: RISE (Research, Innovation, Sustainability, Enterprise) Awards 2019 nomination; Thank you letter from City of Wolverhampton Council; Teaching Excellence Programme; Energy Globe Top Ambassador Award; & Silver Energy Globe Badge of Honour & Insignia. He was elected: LSI Fellow; AoU; FRSA; & FFB. Emeka's interests include: Adherence to Nolan's 7 Principles of Public Life; Building Performance Evaluation; Building Services Engineering; Energy Certification Compliance; Energy Efficiency; Sustainable Architecture; & Urban Sustainability of Public Buildings. He improves his expertise via CPD & contributes to: Teaching; Research; Funded Projects; Pastoral Care; Enterprise; & Distance, E- & Blended Learning. He has tutored, supervised, marked & given feedback on UG & PG dissertations. He is a Committee Member for: Chevening Scholarships; CIBSE Resilient Cities Group; ASHRAE Building Environmental Impacts & Sustainability; CIBSE ASHRAE Group; & CIBSE Energy Performance Group. He is/was a Panel Member for Design & British Council Reviews, & a: Macmillan Cancer Support Reviewer; School Governor; Member of 7 Editorial Boards; Reviewer for 22 Journals; Scientific Committee Member for 43 Conferences; BEIS Technical Assessor; Newton Prize Reviewer; & AoU Sounding Board Member.

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