Principal, Design & Planning,
Jonathan is an architect and Principal at AECOM in London and a Masterplanning Practice Leader. Notable recent major urban development masterplans include at Old Oak Common in London for the OPDC, at North West & West Cambridge for the University of Cambridge and the competition winning regeneration masterplan at Milan Expo for Lendlease. His contribution to the practice’s long standing masterplan work include in sensitive contexts such as at Hackney Wick and Brixton Central in London and for the Universities of Glasgow, Sussex and Singapore. This will be the third year Jonathan has served as a judge at WAF after winning Category Awards for masterplans at North West Cambridge in 2014 and for Singapore Sports Hub in 2015. This year he has also served as ULI advisory panellist for Jurong Lake District in Singapore and combines practice with learning workshops, bringing together the MArch UD studios in the Departments of Architecture from the Universities of Cambridge and Berkeley. Jonathan has over 25 years experience working successfully with both public and private sector clients on complex major projects at urban scale, from inception through design and planning to realisation. His practice combines an inter-disciplinary, often multi-practice approach to the design of major projects, resolving complex economic and technical challenges integrated with the deeply held view that social and environmental drivers are at the root of value creation and sustainable development. While at Arup, Jonathan was the masterplan architect for the Fulton Center in New York City, developed by Grimshaw to create a major new interchange as a key part of regeneration efforts in Lower Manhattan. He also led the design of the award-winning Druk White Lotus School in Ladakh, in which he now continues his involvement as a trustee.