Michael Cowdy

Urban Strategies, Masterplanning, Placemaking, Community Engagement, Concept Design

Michael leads the McGregor Coxall Urbanism Discipline and Bristol Studio drawing on over 10 years of international and national project experience. Graduating from Newcastle University [UK] with a high distinction in the Masters of Urban Design. Michael’s passion rests in integrating both masterplanning and placemaking together, creating healthy, climate adaptive, and vibrant places that sensitively respond to a local community’s needs. Michael has an innate ability to strategise a project, integrate stakeholder aspirations, and build lasting bonds and partnerships between disparate organisations and communities with the ultimate mission of securing a liveable and sustainable future. He is a regular conference presenter and industry advocate for community focused revitalisation through his active involvement in local urban design bodies and university tutoring programmes.