Masterplanning

‘We design neighbourhoods as frameworks for diversity. We amplify the unique elements of briefs and sites to create places that have distinct and long-lasting character.’ Jo Cowen

Jo Cowen Architects are Master planning & Urbanism specialists working across a wide range of scales in both urban and rural regeneration. Our approach is centred on the creation of place, with a deep and holistic understanding of local traditions, connectivity, social sustainability and integration. Places for People that are both beautiful and rooted in everyday life. Our masterplans range in scale from single sites within a wider framework, Suburban Extensions, new settlements and formation of new neighbourhoods.

Whether it’s a new development or a regeneration project, we set out to unlock the potential of a site to create a place where people belong, where a sense of identity and rootedness is bound up in a sense of place. Our approach is founded on healthy placemaking; a commitment to creating communities that are planned around social and environmental factors that promote good health – from pedestrian access to ease of travel to access to nature.

At Jo Cowen Architects, we thrive on collaboration, and master planning is the ultimate collaborative project; a fascinating mix of research, inspiration, consultation, and design, with a central focus on building and improving communities.

Our approach is founded on healthy placemaking; a commitment to creating communities that are planned around social and environmental factors that promote good health – from pedestrian access to ease of travel to access to nature.

To discuss a project or find out more about how we can work together, please get in touch.
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