Edward is a Senior Urban Designer at Jasmax with over 15 years’ experience in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture. Edward leads the Jasmax Urban Design team in Christchurch. He has broad global experience in delivering a range of projects in both the private and public sectors. His experience includes the delivery of large scale strategic plans, landuse and transportation strategies as well as site specific masterplaning and the design of public space and streets.
Edward provides expertise in the design of the built environment. He has dual qualifications in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture give him the ability to navigate between ‘building and space’, providing a holistic design approach. He has a track record in delivering award-winning public realm and landscape projects and is an advocate for stakeholder and community input into the design process.
Edward has developed an interest and expertise in public transport focused projects. Edward has recently provided urban design leadership in projects such as the Auckland City Rail Link and light rail studies in Auckland. He has a focus in realising the benefits and opportunities which rapid public transport bring to both private development and urban environments as a whole.
Prior to Jasmax Edward worked within the Built Environment Unit of Auckland Council, a role that has given him a detailed understanding of the complexities of Auckland’s city centre and surrounding suburbs. His work focused projects such as the Pakuranga Town Centre UD Framework, strategic public transport projects such as AMETI, the City Rail Link, the City East West Transport study as well as public realm projects such as the Quay Street Streetscape Concept Design.