John Burrell has specialist expertise in urban design and masterplanning with a particular experience of community consultation on residential projects and the imaginative re-use of historic buildings. He led the successful adaptation, conversion and regeneration of the 1970’s Angell Town Estate in Brixton, described as “brilliant community architecture… architecture at its vibrant best and a model for similar urban housing everywhere” in the Civic Trust Award citation. John has demonstrated design innovation in many prize winning projects including the Harbour Lights Regional Film Theatre in Southampton, which was shortlisted for the 1995 Royal Fine Art Commission/Sunday Times ‘Building of the Year’ award, and the Stratford East Picturehouse, voted as one of the best 50 buildings of 2000 by The Independent.
Mark Foley has specialist expertise in the design of theatres, auditoria spaces and buildings for the performing arts. He has gained particular experience in the design of modern and classical dance facilities and he carries out consultancy and research in this field. His work has led to numerous publications, participation on advisory bodies and teaching positions. Mark has undertaken many studies to explore cultural regeneration working closely with arts business and management consultants to develop strategies and establish the feasibility of particular cultural projects.