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Sophie Thompson

Director

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01392 260430

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I have over 17 year’s experience in landscape and public realm design. I have been lucky enough to have worked in San Francisco, Miami Beach and Sydney. Recently, I have been leading some of the most ambitious strategies for urban realm in London, including Holborn, Farringdon, Kings Cross and Seven Dials.

I led the design for a city park in Moscow that was cited as an exemplar of 21st Century park design by the Mayor.

Previously at EDAW, I was the winner of a European design competition for Sheaf Square, outside Sheffield station, named the ‘Great Place of the Year’ by the Academy of Urbanism.

I pride myself on understanding the bigger picture coupled with extensive experience of delivery on the ground. I am an External Examiner for the Landscape Institute, lead the LDA Construct Forum, and regular give talks on street and space design.

Outside work, I regularly play volleyball and enjoy gardening.

Q & A

The last book I read was ….

‘The Gruffalo’ (to my four-year old Charlie).

What nearly always works?

Having time to think.

Projects I’ve been involved with recently

Euston Road

Public realm in Central London

Sadovniki Park, Moscow

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