A World of Better Places

We've worked on 400 million sq ft (and counting) of complex mixed-use schemes across the globe, helping to redefine the vision and delivery of successful places.

Chicago, USA

Delivering a site-wide place vision, delivery strategy and phase 1 program with Sterling Bay and JP Morgan for Lincoln Yards, a 53-acre mixed-use community transforming the north branch of the Chicago River.

CLIENT Sterling Bay

London, England

Re-applying the original vision for one of the most exciting and innovative mixed-use neighbourhoods in the world. We reimagined placemaking and place narrative with an innovative and dynamic approach to this iconic London development.

CLIENT Battersea Power Station Development Company

San Francisco, USA

Facilitating an international design competition for SHVO and the repositioning of this iconic 48-storey skyscraper that comprises 750,000 square-feet in the heart of the city’s thriving Financial District.



Helping to develop the regional commercial strategy for the development of hundreds of hectares of land around East Midlands Airport, Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station and the Toton-Chetwynd corridor.

CLIENT East Midlands Development Company

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Honouring the original vision for this 360-acre site with a development strategy and masterplan brief, supported by market analysis, macro health benefits, an area schedule, and an appraisal.

CLIENT Miral Asset Management

Lee-on-the-Solent, England

As a development partner, creatively revitalising this historic waterfront site with a targeted, design-led industrial innovation strategy and much-needed housing, while also protecting and reinvigorating the collection of historic and listed assets.

CLIENT Homes England

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Joining an international consortium to advise on the strategic regeneration of 15 square kilometres of Riyadh’s historic city centre, building on its rich heritage and bank of cultural assets.


Harlow, England

Envisaging the distinct place character and content of six villages comprising a new 8,500-home garden community, connected by compelling landscapes and outdoor experiences across the c.1,000-hectare green field site.

CLIENT Places for People

Boston, USA

Supporting Harvard University's development partner Tishman Speyer on the activation approach and ground floor strategy for the first phase of a 36-acre new urban district and life science hub dedicated to research, learning, and community.

CLIENT Tishman Speyer

London, England

Looking forward to the next chapter of an iconic cultural landmark, with a place curation, activation and positioning strategy to support its expanded destination offer, new office space and continued success as a top London venue.

CLIENT Yoo Capital

San Francisco, USA

Capturing the socially-progressive ambitions of the joint partners, the San Francisco Giants baseball team and Tishman Speyer, to translate that vision into a strategy for ground floor and public spaces in a new, mixed-use, waterfront neighbourhood.

CLIENT Tishman Speyer, The San Francisco Giants

London, England

Reflecting the team’s ambition to create a place embodying common ground, with a vision and curation strategy for this mixed-use development that stimulates curiosity, learning, growth and openness.


Toronto, Canada

Collaborating on a multi-decade vision to carefully re-use a 520-acre airport in Toronto, that delivers real benefits to disadvantaged communities, while generating long-term value and meaningful change.

CLIENT Canada Lands Corporation and Northcrest Developments

Berlin, Germany

Working with Oxford Properties, Woods Bagot and Helmut Jahn to develop a significant repositioning and re-activation of this commercial and retail asset within a famous Berlin landmark that defines the city’s historic Potsdamer Platz.

CLIENT Oxford Properties

Oxfordshire, England

Evolving the masterplan competition-winning place narrative into a vision capturing the ambitions of the joint venture partners for a world-leading £1billion, 190-hectare innovation district and 2,000 home community at Begbroke Science Park.

CLIENT Oxford University Development

London, England

Balancing the needs of a world-class gateway to the capital, with a destination offer and activation strategy that attracts locals and visitors to the City of London all week long.


United Arab Emirates

Undertaking a collaborative visioning process for this destination and celebration of Emirati culture, producing a strategic vision and development scenarios to guide the island's future.

CLIENT National Projects Office

East Sussex, UK

Working with the development team to create a phased placemaking approach for a proposed sustainable live-work community that grows into its location and landscape.

CLIENT Welbeck Land

Dublin, Ireland

Shaping the project vision and placemaking strategy to help Ronan Group, Lioncor and Oaktree turn the former Irish Glass Bottle site in Ringsend into a popular community, a thriving waterfront destination and a next generation workplace.

CLIENT Ronan Group, Oaktree

Toronto, Canada

Working with Allies and Morrison, First Capital and a large consultant team to refine the place vision for a powerful and effective staged place strategy to create a dynamic new mixed-use neighbourhood in the heart of Humber Bay Shores.

CLIENT First Capital Reality

Columbus, USA

Leading a visioning process to position The Ohio State University’s emerging innovation district, supported by a place-driven foundation for its masterplan and first phases.

CLIENT SciTech and Tishman Speyer

Dublin, Ireland

Defining the short, medium and long-term vision and development strategy with O’Mahony Pike, Falcon and Goldman Sachs to ensure the long-term success of Ireland’s largest shopping centre.

CLIENT Goldman Sachs

London, England

Articulating a first phase place vision and strategy for Delancey, Transport for London, Hawkins Brown and Studio Egret West to breathe new life into the 25-acre former site of the Earl's Court Exhibition centres in London’s historic Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

CLIENT Earl's Court Development Company

Dublin, Ireland

Working with Ronan Group and Henry J Lyons to develop a compelling living and working proposition for planning across two new quarters in Cherrywood and Lehaunstown in South Dublin.

CLIENT Ronan Group, Oaktree

San Francisco Bay Area, USA

Articulating the project vision to reimagine urban living that combines sustainability with convenience and modernity across a 700-acre site. The vision is communicated across in the masterplan, design guidelines and community engagement.

CLIENT Universal Paragon Corporation

Baldoyle, Ireland

Developing a place vision, activation plan and community framework, to set out a clear path to success for Richmond Homes and Henry J Lyons and the creation of a thriving new seaside community.

CLIENT Richmond Homes

Dublin, Ireland

Extracting and formulating a project vision and tall building place strategy for the planning application for a whole city block at the gateway to the historic riverfront district.

CLIENT Ronan Group

Boston, USA

Helping HYM to define their 160-acre site with three new neighbourhoods and a park, whilst developing approaches to phasing, ground floor use, public space and meanwhile uses.


Wolfsburg, Germany

A forward-thinking collaboration between a private developer, SIGNA, architect Henning Larsen, the public sector and the city’s major employer, Volkswagen, to develop a new future-oriented, mixed-use urban district.


West Sussex, England

Supporting the developer Our Place with the development of a thoughtful settlement strategy for inclusion in the local plan of a proposed 3,000 home, mixed-use, new town settlement that champions sustainability, social inclusion and excellence in place creation.

CLIENT Our Place

London, England

Helping Sellar and Maccreannor Lavington define the place vision and workplace strategy to support a change of use, new planning application and ultimately a site for this mixed-use site.


New York City, USA

Supporting The Trust for Governors Island by helping them develop a real estate vision for a centre for climate change research and thinking that would sensitively incorporate 6 million sq ft of development within the 172-acre public park.

CLIENT The Trust for Governors Island

Toronto, Canada

Collaborating with developers to create a place vision and shape and emerging character plan for 10 million sq ft commercial destination on a disused 38-acre industrial site within two miles of central Toronto.

CLIENT First Gulf

Tampa, USA

Supporting the developer with place services for a nine-million square foot waterfront district in downtown Tampa, with particular focus on wellness and green public spaces to support a thriving urban community.

CLIENT Strategic Property Partners

Concord, USA

Articulating the developer’s vision for an historically significant, 2,300-acre site in the San Francisco Bay Area, and facilitating an event to share this vision with local stakeholders.

CLIENT FivePoint

Chicago, USA

Developing a project narrative to drive external engagement around The 78 – Chicago’s newest neighbourhood – a 62-acre, mixed use community incorporating a prestigious $1.2 billion research centre for the University of Chicago.

CLIENT Related Midwest

San Francisco, USA

Co-creating a project manifesto to develop thriving, interconnected, open-space communities for two neighbouring waterfront sites in south San Francisco, occupying more than 750 acres.

CLIENT FivePoint

Clients & Collaborators

Rethinking Real Estate Together
Together, we create places that will define the future of our communities, cities and countries.


We are proud to partner with select clients who
are shaping a new era of real estate.

Battersea Power Station Development Company

Canada Lands Company


Earls Court Development Company

First Capital Reality

First Gulf


Goldman Sachs


Homes England

HYM Investments



National Projects Office of Abu Dhabi



Our Place

Oxford Properties


Related Midwest

Richmond Homes

Ronan Group Real Estate

San Francisco Giants




Sterling Bay

Strategic Property Partners

The Trust for Governors Island

Tishman Speyer

Universal Paragon

Welbeck Land


We enjoy working alongside many of the world's
leading design, planning and property consultants.


Allies and Morrison


Biederman Redevelopment Ventures


Cushman & Wakefield

Elkus Manfredi

Foster and Partners


Gehry Partners



Hawkins Brown

Helmut Jahn

Henning Larson

Henry J Lyons




Macreannor Lavington

O’Mahony Pike

Peter Calthorpe Associates




Studio Egret West

Urban Strategies

Woods Bagot