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

John Wilde

Chartered Architect

My background has been; living, studying and working in the south-west for more than 37 years. My roles as a qualified construction professional over the past 30 years have included; Registered and Chartered Architect, Design Manager, team leader, conservation consultant and adviser, facilities manager and both Lead and Principal Designer. This has enabled me to become an "all round" construction and design professional, with wide-ranging and specialist experience at all stages of construction from; inception, through feasibility, option study and sketch design, planning and building regulations approval, detailed design, construction drawings and site supervision to handover and beyond to maintenance, repair, adaptation, extension, reuse and redevelopment. This cumulative experience gained both as a team member and leader, has enabled me to add value at every stage to projects in the; defence, civic, commercial, industrial, residential and heritage sectors - on time and on budget. I joined Babcock International Group in 2017 as a Design Manager and architect within Devonport Royal Dockyard, to assist the Team; designing, planning, managing and delivering specialist large scale infrastructure and "Modern Facilities". Within my role as a RIBA Council member and Charity Trustee I seek to promote both the art and science of architecture and to assisting in championing; better buildings, communities , the environment and with a special interest in the RIBA Chartered, Associate, Affiliate and Student members of the true south west in Devon and Cornwall.

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