Julian has been at the heart of Bennetts Associates’ evolution during his nearly 30 years with the practice. His passions are in placemaking, humane architecture and communicating design to the general public.
Amongst a broad range of skills, he has recognised expertise in masterplanning, workplace, low carbon design and transportation. Current commitments range from major urban design commissions in Manchester and a prestigious facility for Jaguar Land Rover in Warwickshire to a private house in the Lancashire countryside.
Julian leads the practice’s ‘People’ group and, whilst based in London, also oversees the Manchester studio that he established. He is an acknowledged public speaker with regular engagements in the UK and abroad.
Outside of work, Julian is a dedicated ParkRun-er and has spearheaded community projects connected to education and youth sport.