Urban Designer, Associate Principal
Tel: +64 3 364 4216
MA Urban Design (Dist) Cardiff University, UK
BSc Urban Planning Design and Management (Hons), University College London, UK
Member, Urban Design Forum NZ
Dhanesh is an Urban Designer and Planner with over ten years’ professional experience and a passion for people-focused design and the regeneration of cities, towns and communities.
Over the past ten years he led and supported the delivery of high quality Urban Design outcomes in both the public and private sector. His projects have ranged from site specific planning to city wide masterplans, urban regeneration plans, investment strategies and planning for major growth areas in cities and towns in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, China and the Middle East.
His most recent five years has been dedicated to the recovery and regeneration Christchurch, initially working for the Christchurch City Council and more recently for the joint Crown and Council agency, Regenerate Christchurch.
Key to his success has been blending his technical expertise, design flair and ability to communicate complex ideas, while building and maintaining effective working relationships.