Richard George Gilliatt

Originally from a village in Lincolnshire, I became interested in the study of Urban Design during my undergraduate degree in Architecture and Urban Planning at Newcastle, both through the content of the course and a discovered fascination in the way the city handled all aspects of life. This concept of the liveable city is of particular interest to me and designing for social inclusivity and environmental responsibility underpins all the work I do.

Urban Design with Mental Wellbeing in Mind

The concept of mindfulness is not one that fits most people‚Äôs definition of the city environment, more often associated with density, intensity and to many, stress. However, as mental wellbeing comes to the forefront of global discussion, and the urban population continues to rise, the responsibility falls on Urban Designers to create spaces which nurture…
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