Paul Taylor BA DipLA CMLI
Iteriad Design Director
Biography in brief
Paul is a professional Chartered Landscape Architect and Masterplanner. Driven by his passion for design, Paul is a highly skilled masterplanner and designer with over 35 years experience in multidisciplinary working. He is a founding director of Iteriad in practice since 2012.
Paul is a true creative and an artist, he is our ideas man who can capture the imagination with enthusiasm. His approach to design embraces a narrative that tells of the spirit of the place.
He is leading the creative thinking process on a number of masterplans including New Park House Mental Health Unit at North Manchester General Hospital, Maghull Health Park Learning Disabilities Low Secure Unit and Bury College. He led the visioning for a rejuvenated Maryport Harbour, Whitehaven North Harbour, Sizergh Castle and the new public realm for Summer Fruits at Chavasse Park Liverpool One.
He previously worked at BDP as a Landscape Architect Director responsible for the direction of the Urbanism Group including the design and planning teams, in the BDP Manchester office.
Whilst at BDP he led the design of a large number of high profile public realm projects, and has developed the integrated role of public art and landscape reinforced by the use of a craftsman approach engaging artists in collaborative design. His commissions included large scale masterplanning and concept designs across all sectors both in the UK and internationally including Liverpool One, Birchwood Park Warrington, Libya Universities, Renaissance of Whitehaven Harbour, West Lakes Science and Technology Park and more.
Previous to BDP Paul worked at Urbis Planning Design Group in Hong Kong from 1982-1984.
With BDP Paul led the external works design and delivery on many of the projects that received various industry environmental awards including:
Liverpool One - Chavasse Park and Gardens - RIBA Stirling Prize (Shortlisted 2008), BALI Grand Award, LI Award
Preston Temple Gardens, Chorley - BALI Grand Award
Renaissance of Whitehaven harbour - RTPI Award
Henry Cort Millennium Street Gallery, Fareham – RTPI Award
Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool – RIBA Award
Birchwood Business Park, Warrington – BALI Award
Booths Hall Office Park, Knutsford – BALI Award
Paul's CV in a nutshell:
Creative, artistic, motivator
The private side of Paul:
Mountain biker, seasoned fell walker and lover of the Lakes, all things design, loves sport and a bit of a traveller on the side.