Lorenza Casini

Lorenza was briefly part of the URBED team in 2005 during a student placement while at the Manchester School of Architecture, she has recently rejoined as an Associate Principal after a decade in practice. She is a qualified architect, having trained at the Manchester School of Architecture and the RIBA NW with a wealth of experience in sustainable architecture and urban design and an MSc with Distinction in Environmental and Energy Science at the Centre for Alternative Technology, in Machynlleth, Wales.

Lorenza Casini

Marianne Heaslip

Marianne is an architect with interests in urban design, sustainable architecture, and participative design. She originally joined URBED as an urban designer in 2002 during a second year out, before returning to university to complete the Diploma in Architecture course at The University of Sheffield. She then continued to work for URBED as a trainer on the ‘Homes by Design’ and ‘Neighbourhoods by Design’ courses whilst at university and whilst working for PTEa in Liverpool. She returned to URBED in September 2009 to work on sustainability, masterplanning and architecture projects.

Marianne Heaslip

Thank you for your feedback

Our public consultation is now closed. We have received a great number of questionnaire back, both in paper format as well as from the online version. We will be reviewing the results and undertake an analysis to help inform the progress of the vision masterplan. We will share a summary soon.

If you have any other questions with regard to the scheme, please feel free to email us by contacting Helen at helen.berg@urbed.coop  

Food for Real Festival - Spring

Sunday 18th March, 2018

Our friends at Squash are running the Spring installment of their 'Food For Real' festival next weekend in Liverpool, with lots of activities, cooking, films and gardening. This Spring installment is focused on seeds and planting new ideas, as the first of four planned seasonal events in 2018. The event includes:   

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Energy Efficiency in Your Community Event - 19 April, Birmingham

Wednesday 14th March, 2018

URBED's Marianne Heaslip will be speaking at a forthcoming event in Birmingham, with a focus on community-led energy efficiency.

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Tell us what you think!

We were in Bingham today, meeting and talking with local residents about our emerging Town Centre Vision Masterplan. We are very grateful to all the residents who came to see us at Bingham Library, who very kindly hosted us for the day.

Happy International Women's Day

Thursday 8th March, 2018

On International Women's Day Vicky reflects on some unsung planning heroes. This article has been reproduced with the kind permission of The Planner Magazine 

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Marianne at Before You're 30

Monday 5th March, 2018

Marianne Heaslip will be speaking tomorrow at "Before You're 30", an event series run by Manchester School of Architecture students and sponsored by BDP. Each event features three influential speakers who talk for thirty minutes each. The theme for tomorrow's event is "sustainability", and Marianne will be sharing her experiences of working to make buildings, neighbourhoods, towns and cities fit for both people and planet - as an architect, reasearcher and resident. 

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