Work Experience at Tibbalds

Last month, we welcomed Uzor Onichabor as part of our work experience programme at Tibbalds. Uzor talks about his expectations at the start of the week, and how the experience has been for him. by Uzor Onichabor. Hello, My name is Uzor. As a Sixth Former at Harris Academy, Purley, studying Art, Maths and Economics … Continue reading Work Experience at Tibbalds

Tibbalds celebrates EO Day

Senan Seaton Kelly, EOT director at Tibbalds, reflects on our Employee Ownership journey and our bake sale to celebrate EO Day 2019. Today at Tibbalds, we are celebrating celebrates Employee Ownership Day, this year raising money for EOA’s 40th anniversary appeal Give a Healthy Smile. EO Day is the national celebration of employee ownership and a … Continue reading Tibbalds celebrates EO Day

Child friendly places are the future

Tibbalds’ Associate Francis Moss reflects on a recent event in central London that encouraged children to engage in building and designing spaces, and wonders why thinking from a child's perspective isn't more prominent in making great places for everyone. By Francis Moss Ten years ago I moved to London and quickly became accustomed to squeezing … Continue reading Child friendly places are the future

Cities Skylines: Game over for town planners and urban designers or a new level of understanding for future generations?

In this blog post Tibbalds’ urban designer Cezar Petcu reflects on how technology might be able to help to convey the challenges involved in urban design and placemaking more easily with local communities. By Cezar Petcu The idea of placemaking has always been hard for many people to understand, many believe cities and settlements evolve … Continue reading Cities Skylines: Game over for town planners and urban designers or a new level of understanding for future generations?

Neither bank nor trendy wine bar

Tibbalds Senior Planner Adam Price considers a key change to our high streets and what we should do about it. By Adam Price We’re facing unprecedented change in the high street at the moment. This is widely considered to be part of a shift in people’s shopping habits from physical stores to online retailers, predominantly … Continue reading Neither bank nor trendy wine bar

Making people-friendly places

Together with the Urban Design Group and other organisations, Tibbalds have launched a campaign to put people at the heart of urban design, planning and engineering.  Katja Stille, Tibbalds' Director and Executive Board Member of the Urban Design Group, sets out what the campaign is and what it seeks to achieve, and reflects on the legacy … Continue reading Making people-friendly places

Baking the Future City

The third annual 'Gingerbread City' is currently wowing visitors to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, where it is open to visitors until January 6, 2019.  This years theme is the Future City.  Tibbalds’ Urban Designer Amy Sweeting has been at the centre of the planning and preparation of the event, and here reflects on … Continue reading Baking the Future City

Tibbalds’ Annual Trip 2018 – Lyon

Tibbalds’ annual study tour this year visited the French city of Lyon. The third largest city in France, with a population of around 500k, Lyon was a textile city and the centre of the European silk industry. It is now a centre for banking, chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries, and is also the gastronomic capital … Continue reading Tibbalds’ Annual Trip 2018 – Lyon

Gingerbread City 2018

“Roll up, roll up - your dough and your sleeves - the most magically edible city is coming back to town!” Tibbalds’ Urban Designer Amy Sweeting introduces the crispest, crumbliest architecture event of them all, Gingerbread City. Get ready to dunk. by Amy Sweeting Now in its third year, Gingerbread City is an annual celebration … Continue reading Gingerbread City 2018

Working with People and Places

Ella Stone has been working as an intern and a freelancer / design assistant within Tibbalds for almost five months and has been involved in some of the projects that Tibbalds has been involved with. Ella has primarily been engaged on the South Lambeth Estate, a regeneration project that Tibbalds are involved in, and she … Continue reading Working with People and Places