1. Stephen Robins
Chesterfield Waterside, Chesterfield.
Masterplan to outline planning submission and canal basin to detailed planning ap-
Associate Director overseeing the preparation of a 24ha mixed use waterside masterplan
on a brownfield site adjacent to a town centre. The redevlopment involves the creation
of a mixed use heart set around a new canal basin serving as the terminus for a newly
revitalised 40 mile stretch of canal. Proposals also include a new navigable canal arm,
1,200 homes, shops bars, cafes, reasturants, office space, an ecological park, homezones
and an extensive SUDS network.
Client: Chesterfield Waterside Partnership
2. Stephen Robins
Lower Broughton, Salford Manchester
Development framework toward SPD
Associate Director overseeing the design aspect of a 50ha+ regeneration
scheme in the heart of Manchester. Regeneration proposals involve the
repopulation of a failing neighbourhood, provision of new jobs a renvis-
aged local centre and the creation of a city significant waterside park.
Client: Countryside Properties
3. Stephen Robins
West Ruislip, Hillingdon
Masterplan to outline planning submission
Project leader for the redevelopment of an ex Ministry of Defence
brownfield site in the London Borough Of Hillingdon. The redevel-
opment proposes 500 new homes, a community hall, school and new
Client: St. Modwen & Vinci
4. Stephen Robins
Tattenhoe Park, Milton Keynes.
Development framework to outline planning submission.
Project leader for a 52ha site proposing a new neighbour-
hood of over 1,300 new homes, with shops and community
facilities, public open space and a new primary school. The
aim of the master plan is to deliver an attractive, well de-
signed place to live, with strong connections to surrounding
neighbourhoods and the wider city.
Client: English Partnerships.
5. Stephen Robins
Ipswitch F.C, Ipswitch
Initial Ideas Masterplan
Design leader investigating the redevelopment potential of Ipswitch
F.C’s training ground facilities.
6. Stephen Robins
Armstrong Creek, Melbourne, Australia
Transit-Oriented Development Hub Design
Design leader overseeing the concept design of the Arm-
strong Creek Station interchange and a mixed use local
centre. Services include site planning incorporating urban
design, landscape architecture, engineering and transport
Located to the southwest of Geelong on the Geelong-War-
rnambool railway line, the concept incorporates design
and infrastructure elements such as station architecture,
street design, SUDS, PSD, and green roofs. The design
provides for maximum long-term flexibility, anticipating
change both in future travel behaviour and future land-use
The development proposes a sustainable community that
sets new benchmarks in best practice transport-oriented
Client: Department of Transport and the Greater Geelong
7. Stephen Robins
Diriyah, Riyad, Saudi Arabia
Design leader overseeing the design of a new expatriate
community in Riyad, Saudi Arabia.
Located western Riyad the proposal incorporates over
1,000 new homes in a mixture of apartments and terraced,
semi detached and detached houses. The heart of the
scheme provides a range of community facilities includ-
ing a souk, ciniema and community club house all set in
generous, spectacular landscape.
Client: Millenium Development & Saudi Oger
8. Stephen Robins
National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India
ability, education, residential, landscape design and transport planning
to deliver a new exemplary integrated campus environment with the
The guiding vision for the masterplan is to:
specific remit of promoting an international standard of learning. Set
around a beautiful central park, academic residential, sports, leisure
Deliver a world class National Institute of Technology for Raipur in
and residential uses are connected by a network of pedestrian paths and
order to attract the highest of quality of student and teaching staff. The
cycle ways. International standard architecture that respects the unique
centre of excellence combines best practice in urban design, sustain-
building heritage of the region provides a backdrop for creative learning.
9. Stephen Robins
Oak Park, Detroit, United States of America
Resilient Cities Compeition (2nd Place)
Detroit exemplifies the typical American city suffering from declining fortunes of the car
industry and empty abandoned streets caused by the sub prime mortgage crisis. With large
areas of Detroit abandoned and left to decay its time to re-evaluate the fundamental struc-
ture of the city alongside recommendations for a new denser suburban grain to create a true
By giving back swathes of land within the city to urban agriculture, bio fuel crops and
renewable energy resources such as solar farms can we turn abandoned parts of the city to
the advantage of all and instil a shift to localised urbanism and sustainable living post peak
oil. The subsequent reduced city area available for residential use enables the opportunity
for the intensification and restructuring of the remaining suburban areas into local centres
capable of supporting themselves from a social, environmental and economic standpoint.
All this must be in keeping with the American Dream of freedom of choice. Opportunity
for every person to choose how they want to live, whether to redevelop their plot of land on
their own, or perhaps with a neighbor, or maybe a developer, or to keep the big house and
all the land. Broad choice of accommodation is at the heart of our proposal to foster diverse