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

Apply to Join The Design Review Panel
Pool of Expert Volunteers

We welcome applications from all sectors of the design community of the built environment. Candidates will be selected on the following criteria:-

 

  • experience in assessing architectural design and urban design; 

  • reputation for designing high quality buildings and spaces;

  • engagement with community stakeholders;

  • specialist skills and the expertise they bring to the panel, particularly in the fields of urban design, landscape design, ecology, highways, surveying, engineering and architecture. 

 

Panel members are expected to attend approximately four full-day sessions a year, and are not reimbursed for their time. However expenses are reimbursed at a pre agreed rate to cover travel costs. Tea, coffee and lunch will also be provided. 

All Panel members are encouraged to undertake Design Review training and undergo a local induction session. Panel members will also be required to attend an annual full-day training update. Past Design Review Panel CPD presentations can be viewed online in full on the 'Training' page of our website or by clicking here ...

 

If you wish to apply, please submit the required details (as stated below) to contact@designreviewpanel.co.uk.

To apply to be a part of the Design Review Panel pool, please send us a copy of your CV and include a short commentary in your covering letter to tell us:-

 

  • Why you would like to be a part of the panel pool and your interest in design review.

  • Your geographical interest.

  • The skills you have to offer to The Design Review Panel.

  • Details of previous design review experience.

Contact
 
The Design Review Panel

2 Drake House,

Cook Way, Taunton,

Somerset, TA2 6BJ

 

www.designreviewpanel.co.uk

contact@designreviewpanel.co.uk

Tel: 01395 265768